Alex McCaskey

Alex McCaskey is a senior quantum computing software architect at NVIDIA. His work is focused on programming models, compilers, and languages for heterogeneous quantum-classical computing. In the past, he has led a number of open-source quantum software projects, including the XACC system-level quantum framework and the QCOR quantum-classical C++ compiler platform. He received B.Sc. degrees in 2010 in physics and mathematics from the University of Tennessee, and an M.Sc. degree in physics from the Virginia Polytechnic and State University in 2014.
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Posts by Alex McCaskey

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Simulation / Modeling / Design

Programming the Quantum-Classical Supercomputer

Heterogeneous computing architectures—those that incorporate a variety of processor types working in tandem—have proven extremely valuable in the continued... 9 MIN READ
Simulation / Modeling / Design

Introducing NVIDIA CUDA-Q: The Platform for Hybrid Quantum-Classical Computing

The past decade has seen quantum computing leap out of academic labs into the mainstream. Efforts to build better quantum computers proliferate at both startups... 8 MIN READ