One of the largest product based IT company, Microsoft India has now collaborated with the Indian Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad to offer the lectures and resources on the quantum computing technology.
A garage is an initiative of the Microsoft that encourages employees to participate in the small scale project of innovation.
Microsoft revealed in a statement that it would also provide the students at the IIT-H a hands-on experience in the quantum algorithm and quantum computing with the help of a Microsoft Quantum Development Kit and Microsoft Q#.
Microsoft expert resources will conduct some of the lectures and classes as a part of the Quantum computation and information integrated IIIT course which has field projects. The students will be from the M.Tech and B.Tech.
Students will be going to have access to the Microsoft GitHub libraries, samples, and resources.
“This collaboration with Microsoft Garage India and IIIT Hyderabad is part of our continued effort to enrich the innovation journey of engineering students and make technology more accessible,” said Dr. Krysta Svore, general manager of Quantum Software at Microsoft.
“Our students will receive hands-on experience for practical project work on solutions which can impact society,” he said.
Microsoft Garage was an initiative launched in 2014 to encourage up the employees to work on the projects they like to work on, even it has no primary relationship to their work with the company. The program has its headquarters based out of California, the US with several others across the world.