Michał Stęchły

Michał Stęchły

Quantum Software Engineer

Michal Stechly 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 optimization and machine learning. In his spare time, Michal is creating educational content (blog posts, tutorials, videos) and open-source software to help build and strengthen the quantum computing community.

GitHub

https://github.com/mstechly

Blog

https://mustythoughts.com

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 nascen, so a single person can have huge impact.

What is a quantum problem you dream of solving?

Help in solving many climate change-related issues and perhaps even mitigating existential risks (e.g. global pandemic).

What’s your superpower?

Laser eyes.

What are people often surprised to know about you?

That I have laser eyes.

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

Weeks of coding can save you hours of planning.