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Michelle Simmons, UNSW Scientia Professor of quantum physics, was named 2018 Australian of the Year. Michelle is recognized for her pioneering research and inspiring leadership in quantum computing. She is also known as a champion for women in science and role model to all.
Michelle and her team recently achieved the technological feat of being first to manipulate individual atoms to make atomically precise electronic devices. The quantum computer is powerful enough to solve complex problems within minutes, compared with thousands of years. Michelle will discuss on how this revolutionary technology has the potential to transform a number of industries, from health to finance, and transportation.