Michał Stęchły

Michał Stęchły

Quantum Software Engineer

Michał Stęchły has a degree in Physics and Automatics Control & Robotics. Professionally, he has merged these skills to serve in the crossfield between researcher and software engineer. When it comes to quantum computing applications, his primary interest is in variational algorithms and optimization. In his spare time, Michał is creating educational content (blog posts, tutorials, videos) and is an active member of the open source quantum computing community.





Question & Answer

Why have you chosen a career in quantum?

For multiple reasons: extremely intellectually challenging, possible applications of QC are incredible, and the field is very nascent, so a single person can have a huge impact.

What is a quantum problem you dream of solving?

Help in solving many climate change related issues and perhaps even mitigating some existential risks.

What’s your superpower?

That I ask the right people before I make an important decision.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?

Weeks of coding can save you hours of planning.