Mariia Mykhailova

Principal Software Engineer, Quantum Systems

Mariia Mykhailova is a principal software engineer at the Quantum Systems team at Microsoft. She focuses on developer outreach and education work for the Microsoft Quantum Development Kit. Mariia is also a part-time lecturer at Northeastern University Seattle, teaching a class "Introduction to Quantum Computing", and the author of the "Q# Pocket Guide" book. In her spare time, she writes problems for programming competitions and creates puzzles.

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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.

Analyzing a Sudoku solver using resources estimation

In this blog post I show how to analyze and optimize a quantum Sudoku solver written in Q# using resources estimation tools from Quantum Development Kit.

Interning at Microsoft Quantum – 2022

We announce Microsoft Quantum research and software engineering internships for summer 2022 and share some completed intern projects from the past years.

Q# Advent Calendar 2021

Q# Advent Calendar is a yearly blogging event in which every day in December one awesome community member writes a blog post about Q#. Check out the previous years' blogs, and join the 2021 edition!

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