Mariia Mykhailova

Principal Software Engineer, Advanced Quantum Development

Mariia Mykhailova is a principal software engineer at the Advanced Quantum Development team at Microsoft. She works on developing software for fault-tolerant quantum computation. Mariia is also a part-time lecturer at Northeastern University, teaching Introduction to Quantum Computing since 2020, and the author of O’Reilly book “Q# Pocket Guide”. In her spare time, she writes problems for programming competitions and creates puzzles.

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Mentoring capstone projects at the University of Washington

In this blog post we share our experience of mentoring two capstone projects as part of the "Accelerating Quantum-Enabled Technologies" program at the University of Washington.

Festivus: Azure Quantum Feats of Strength

Azure Quantum team celebrates Festivus by listing Azure Quantum feats of strength - their favorite features and tools.

Teaching Quantum Computing with Q# and Azure Quantum at Northeastern University

This fall I taught "Introduction to quantum computing" at Northeastern University. In this post, I share my experience teaching it and describe the kinds of programming assignments the course offered.

Q# Holiday Calendar 2022

Q# Holiday Calendar is a yearly blogging event in which every day in December one awesome community member writes a blog post about Q# and/or Azure Quantum. Check out the previous years' blogs and join the 2022 edition!

Microsoft Quantum is hiring software engineers and software researchers!

Learn about the latest job postings for quantum software engineers and researchers at Microsoft Quantum.

Interning at Microsoft Quantum – 2023

We announce Microsoft Quantum research, chemistry, and program management internships for summer 2023 and share some completed intern projects from this summer.

Azure Quantum challenge at QCHack 2022: Recap

This April we partnered with IonQ and Quantinuum to offer one of the technical challenges at Quantum Coalition Hackathon 2022. Meet the challenge winners and learn about their projects!

Microsoft/IonQ challenge at iQuHACK 2022: Recap

This January we partnered with IonQ to offer one of the technical challenges at iQuHACK – MIT’s annual quantum hackathon. Meet the challenge winners and learn about their projects!

Announcing Azure Quantum challenge at QCHack 2022

We are excited to announce that Microsoft along with our partners IonQ and Quantinuum will join Quantum Coalition Hack, hosted during the week of April 4-10! Learn more about the challenge we'll be offering and the best ways to prepare for it.

A quantum circuit logical puzzle

This blog offers you a quantum logical puzzle: you are given the outline of a simple quantum circuit and a set of clues about it, and you have to complete the circuit based on the clues.