Pint of Science: Zhonghua Ma

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EQUS Master’s student Zhonghua Ma is presenting at Pint of Science!

When: Tuesday 10 May 2022, 6–8 pm
Where: Brisbane Brewing Co., 601 Stanley St, Woolloongabba
Cost: $8, register at

Find out how Quantum Coin can help save us from COVID, and how listening to our planet can help save our ecosystems!

Speaker: Zhonghua Ma
Title: Void COVID?  Healthy economy?  Quantum!
Summary: Are you tired of Covid? Do you need a better method to reduce the transmission? Do you want to kill monopoly? Do we need a healthy economy? Quantum Coin can help!
Bio: Zhonghua Ma is a researcher at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems (EQUS).  He is an ICM faculty advisor (2021).  His activities span several branches of optics, including non-linear optical processes, fibre and quantum communication.

Speaker: Michael Maggs
Title: Eavesdropping on the environment
Summary: What does our planet sound like? What weird and wonderful things does nature get up to when we're not around? How can we monitor the health of an ecosystem at scale now and into the future? Bioacoustics has the answers & you can join the fun!
Bio: Michael is a full-time nerd and Director of Frontier Labs, where he and his team have been inventing gizmos for environmental monitoring for over a decade.

Major funding support

Australian Research Council

The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems (EQUS) acknowledges the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders past and present.