The GI Lecture + Education Series Presents: MITRE’s Research in Quantum Software Engineering



October 7, 2021

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 The GI Lecture + Education Series Presents:  

MITRE’s Research in Quantum Software Engineering 

A Discussion with Joe Clapis, MITRE


ROME, NY — The GI Education + Lecture Series presents, MITRE’s Research in Quantum Software Engineering on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, via online webinar.

The public is invited to this free, interactive discussion with the Griffiss Institute and Joe Clapis, Lead Software Systems Engineer with The MITRE Corporation.

The MITRE Corporation, a not-for-profit manager of Federally Funded Research and Development Centers, has spent several years exploring the rapidly growing landscape of quantum software tooling, design, and engineering through its MITRE Independent Research program. Joe Clapis, a lead engineer on their quantum software engineering group, would like to share the story of his journey. Between comparing nascent quantum frameworks, studying the practicality of novel quantum algorithms, bridging the gaps between algorithm researchers and software engineers, and building an Intro to Quantum Software semester course for high school and college students, Joe has seen the field evolve from its humble beginnings to the impressive presence it holds today. In this presentation he will share his lessons learned, industry insights, and forecasts for where things are headed in the future.


Joe Clapis 

Joe Clapis is a Lead Software Systems Engineer at The MITRE Corporation. He has over 10 years of experience in a variety of software domains, from machine vision to virtualization, and now currently works on quantum software systems. His latest research involves bridging the gap between quantum algorithm theories and their practical implementations and developing educational material to bolster the quantum software workforce.

This webinar is free and open to the public. Interested parties are asked to register by 9:00 am on Wednesday, October 20, at

The GI Lecture + Education Series is a collaborative effort, bringing together local businesses, Air Force Research Laboratory researchers, and academia to expose and inform the Central New York business and research community on technology-driven topics of common interest, and to also promote business development by providing networking opportunities among researchers and attendees.


 About Griffiss Institute
The Griffiss Institute (GI) is a nonprofit talent and technology accelerator for the United States Department of Defense and an international network of academic, government and industry partners. Since 2002, the GI has served the Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate (AFRL/RI), the Mohawk Valley region, and the United States, empowering diverse teams with talent and technology development programs that lead the nation in technical and economic impact. Devoted to converging teams and technologies to solve complex national challenges, the GI is proud to enable its international network from its home at Innovare Advancement Center in New York’s picturesque Mohawk Valley. To learn more about Griffiss Institute, please visit