Reminder: The Nuts and Bolts (and Qubits) of Quantum Computing


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The Nuts and Bolts (and Qubits) of Quantum Computing

New Online Course offered in cooperation with Berkeley Nucleonics (BNC) Academy.

IEEE North Jersey Section is pleased to bring you this new online course developed and presented by Berkeley Nucleonics Academy. You are invited to enroll in our new Quantum Computing Course! QC  01 - The Nuts and Bolts (and Qubits) of Quantum Computing. This exclusive course will dive into the immersive world of quantum computing. Take quizzes, watch videos and get current knowledge of quantum computing from experts in the industry. Sign up and learn more about the most trending topic in the science and tech world.

  • Course Start Date: Wednesday, 12/1/2021
  • Course End Date:  Wednesday, 1/26/2022

Date and Time

  • Start time: 01 Dec 2021 08:30 AM
  • End time: 06 Dec 2021 08:00 AM
  • All times are America/New_York
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Please register for this course as soon as possible.

Later, you must also register at the BNC Academy URL: Homepage | Berkeley Nucleonics Department of Instruction by 11/30/2021.

Following that, you can access the QC01- The Nuts and Bolts(and Qubits) of Quantum Computing course on 12/1/2021 at the URL

Once QC01 is completed, you can access the follow up course QC02 - Quantum Computing Instrumentation in Use Today at the URL:

Finally, on course completion, you must complete the IEEE course survey form and send to by 1/28/2022 for receiving the IEEE Certificate of course completion with 2.2 CEU credits via e-mail.



  • Starts 12 November 2021 08:00 PM
  • Ends 29 November 2021 10:00 AM
  • All times are America/New_York
  • Admission fee


David A. Brown of Berkeley Nucleonics

David A. Brown is President of Berkeley Nucleonics. After more than three decades with BNC, his professional focus is now on strategic growth into emerging markets. He is a graduate of San Francisco State University’s Lam College of Business. 

Having grown up using a Commodore 64 and dot-matrix printer, David has enormous enthusiasm and appreciation for quantum computing as the “final frontier” — as is on full display in this collection of material spanning its history, technology, career opportunities, and future technical challenges.

David lives with his wife and two grown children in Northern California where he enjoys skiing, reading, coaching, and playing pick-up basketball. An avid sports fan, he follows local high school and college sporting events as well as the Bay Area’s array of professional teams.


Topics of the Course:

    1. Quantum Computing Introduction
    2. A Deep Dive into QC Terminology
    3. The Basics of Quantum Computing
    4. The Hardware Layers of Quantum Computing
    5. Models of Quantum Computing
    6. Approaches to Quantum Computing
    7. Quantum Computing Today
    8. The Future of Quantum Computing
    9. How to Gain Access to a Quantum Computer
    10. Quantum Computing Careers
    11. Summary: Today's Questions
    12. Appendix A: Glossary
    13. Appendix B: What the Industry is Saying

Learning Outcomes

    • Introducing registrants to Quantum Computing.
    • The registrant will receive 2.2 CEU credits upon full completion of the two courses (22 hrs).
    • Will receive the Hard Copy and E-Book with purchase

Once a registrant of QC 01-The Nuts and Bolts (and Qubits) of Quantum Computing Course completes and provides Berkeley Nucleonics (BNC) with feedback, BNC will automatically grant them FREE access to the QC 02 Quantum Computing Instrumentation.