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Elham Kashefi

Elham Kashefi

Chief scientist, NQCC
Professor Elham Kashefi is a CNRS Director of Research at the Sorbonne University. She has been recently elected as the Chief Scientist of the NQCC, UK, and leads the NQCC Quantum Software Lab at the University of Edinburgh. She is a recipient of several UK, EU, and US fellowships for research in quantum computing, software, communication, and applications and was the recipient of the Les Margaret Intrapreneur Prize (France, 2021). Kashefi has pioneered transdisciplinary research investigating the structure, behaviour, and interactions of quantum technology; from theoretical experimentation to implementation of real-world use cases (co-founder of VeriQloud Startup in France).