The Quantum Technology major takes you to the forefront of the ongoing quantum revolution in computation, communication, sensing, and simulation. Novel devices will outperform current technologies by exploiting quantum mechanical phenomena. Future quantum computers will solve problems that are not tractable with existing hardware and algorithms. Quantum communication will use unbreakable encryption schemes. The Quantum Technology major provides you with the skills to become a global leader in this emerging industry and the growing field of engineering.
Quantum technology is a multi-disciplinary field that crosses the traditional boundaries between nanophysics, computer science, and electrical engineering.
During the coursework, you will
- Learn the fundamentals of quantum physics and understand its applications in real-world technologies.
- Acquire the necessary mathematical skills and physical theories to understand the quantum world from a technological perspective.
- Be able to perform experiments on quantum systems and deliver technological roadmaps towards future applications.
- Know how to develop computer algorithms and programs that exploit quantum mechanical principles.
Throughout your studies, you will develop strong skills in mathematics, physics, computer science, and electrical engineering. After completing your Quantum Technology degree, you can tackle industrial challenges involving quantum physics and develop quantum technologies for the benefit of society.
Quantum Technology is one of the majors in the new Aalto University Bachelor's Programme in Science and Technology and is taught entirely in English.