Northwestern research predicts new state of matter

Physicist Jim Sauls takes a dip into the weird world of quantum liquids. 

UChicago, Harvard select students for nationwide quantum program

Tomorrow’s quantum engineers to train with industry, national laboratories to advance field

New measurements reveal evidence of elusive particles in a newly-discovered superconductor

Advancement by Illinois researchers, collaborators could have applications in quantum computing

Particle accelerator technology could solve one of the most vexing problems in building quantum computers

Research will help determine whether superconducting radio-frequency cavities can solve the decoherence of qubits.

New retraining certificates, curriculum to build the quantum workforce

Quantum Engineering and Technology certificates program at the University of Chicago prepares industry, government scientists for quantum careers

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Startup QDIR uses quantum dots for infrared detectors

Startup QDIR uses quantum dots for infrared detectors

University of Chicago Physical Sciences Division
May 26, 2020

ODIR is a finalist in University of Chicago Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation’s George Shultz Innovation Fund, and was just announced as part of the new cohort of Argonne National Laboratory’s Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI) program.

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Career Opportunities

QISE-NET Third Cohort

Applications are now open for this NSF-funded graduate student quantum science and engineering training program, which supports graduate students partnerships with industry or national laboratories to advance innovative research topics.

Deadline: July 1, 2020


The Chicago Quantum Exchange partners with companies, national laboratories, and others to provide training opportunities for students and trainees that expose them to a broad array of experiences in industrial, academic, and government facilities.

Deadline: Rolling deadline

IBM Postdoctoral Trainees

The CQE and IBM are providing opportunities to conduct leading-edge research at CQE member institutions (UChicago, Argonne, Fermilab, UIUC, UW-Madison, and Northwestern).

Deadline: Rolling deadline

Select Events

Quantum Employer Spotlight: IBM

May 29, 2020
University of Chicago

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IQUIST seminar: "Melting a topological quantum computer"

June 2, 2020
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Yue Jiang: Nonlinear Photon-Atom Interaction

June 3, 2020
5:00 pm Central

CQE Briefing: David Awschalom

June 2020
University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory

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