Quantum in Consumer Technology (QCT)

Mission and Objective

The mission and objective of the IEEE CTSoc Quantum in Consumer Technology Technical Committee (QCT TC) is to implement the Field of Interest of the IEEE CTSoc and to assist, support, endorse, corroborate and strengthen IEEE CTSoc conferences, publications, standards, education, future directions, new initiatives, emerging technologies, technical sessions, workshops, and research, and other information exchanges in the area of Quantum computing and related technology solutions.

QCT TC is a cluster of engineers, practitioners, technologists, scientists, and researchers from Industry and Academia from around the world.

The committee also assumes the proactive duty to recommend suitable candidates from the QCT TC members to serve as:

  • Chairs and or Members of Technical Program Committees (TPC) of CTSoc Conferences (ICCE-Las Vegas, ICCE-Berlin, ICCE-Taiwan, ICCE-Asia, GCCE- Japan, ISCT, and GEM).
  • EiCs, Associates Editors and Editors to CTSoc Publications (IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, IEEE ACCESS Section for Consumer Technology Society (Open Access), IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, News on Consumer Technology-NCT, CTSoc World Newsletter.
  • Distinguished Lecturers and tutorials for CTSoc Education.
  • Members of CTSoc Standards Committees and Working Groups.

The committee is also organizing a workshop at IEEE Quantum Week. Information about this year's event is available at this page.  


Chair: Rafael Sotelo, Quantum-South & University of Montevideo, Uruguay

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Vice Chair: Yuichi Nakamura, NEC Corporation, Japan

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Secretary: Ahmed Farouk, South Valley University, Hurghada, Egypt

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Other Officers 

Conferences Liaison: TBA

Publications Liaison: TBA

Education Liaison: TBA

Standards Liaison: TBA

Future Direction Liaison: TBA

Industry Liaison: TBA

Academia Liaison: TBA

IEEE Societies/Councils Liaison: TBA

Technical Sister Societies Liaison: TBA

Student Competition Program: TBA



The members of the QCT TC are engineers, practitioners, technologists, scientist, researchers from Industry and Academia from around the world who have the same interest and working together on the development, research, and innovation of technical areas of Quantum computing and related technology. The current members of the QCT TC will be listed here


Membership Application Form

To be a member of the IEEE CTSoc Quantum in Consumer Technology Technical Committee (QCT TC), please fill the Membership Application Form.


Policies and Procedures (P&Ps)

The P&Ps approved by the BoG are available at this link. They cover aspects concerning the Technical Activities area and all the TCs.


Meeting Dates & Minutes

The meeting dates & minutes of QCT TC are posted below:

  • 1st 2022 meeting of QCT TC Members: March 18, 2022 
  • 1st 2023 meeting of QCT TC Members: February 28, 2023
  • 2nd 2023 meeting of QCT TC Members: July 14, 2023