Collin Farquhar

Collin Farquhar

Quantum Application Scientist, Professional Services

Collin studied physics, computer science, and music at The College of Saint Rose and has a master’s degree in applied physics from Cornell where his master’s thesis was on quantum machine learning algorithms. He has years of experience as a Machine Learning Engineer, specializing in reinforcement learning projects. Collin has written code for quantum computing simulators and published research on computationally efficient simulation. He is interested in the interface of quantum computing and artificial intelligence.

Question & Answer

Why have you chosen a career in quantum?

It’s a highly interdisciplinary field where one can research fundamental scientific questions as well work towards developing practical applications.

If you could meet anyone, who would it be and why?

Jesus. I like wine.