Peter Wittek Quantum Prize for Open Source Software

A new Quantum prize has been announced for contributions to open source in the Quantum space to celebrate the life and work of Peter Wittek who went missing last year whilst trekking in the Himalayas. Peter Wittek was heavily involved with the Canadian Quantum scene and in Quantum Machine Learning.

His [Peter Wittek’s] passion for open source manifested in his professional life as well. Peter was a strong advocate of open source software (OSS) in research, talking about the role of OSS in reproducible research at many conferences

Tomáš Babej on Peter Wittek

In a celebration of his life, the Quantum Open Source Foundation and Unitary fund are launching a $4000 prize dedicated towards celebrating open source software contributors in the quantum computing space. To find out more about the prize please go here.

Peter Wittek. Professor at U o T in Canada