Correlated errors in quantum computers emphasize need for design changes

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison found that errors are correlated across an entire superconducting quantum computing chip, work points to mitigation strategies

Chicago Quantum Exchange welcomes three new corporate partners focused on computing, communications, and strengthening the quantum economy

The Chicago Quantum Exchange has added Ally Financial, Corning Incorporated, and Toshiba Corporation to its growing quantum community

IBM and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign plan to launch new Discovery Accelerator Institute

Planned collaboration to focus on rapidly growing areas, including quantum information science

UChicago scientists harness molecules into single quantum state

Innovative step by UChicago towards being able to build and control systems of quantum particles

News

Chicago Quantum Exchange adds new international and regional partners

Chicago Quantum Exchange adds new international and regional partners

Chicago Quantum Exchange

July 28, 2021

The Chicago Quantum Exchange has added the Weizmann Institute of Science and The Ohio State University to its community of members and partners. The Weizmann Institute, in Rehovot, Israel, is one of the world’s leading multidisciplinary institutions in basic science and will join the CQE as an international partner. Ohio State University will become CQE’s first regional partner, strengthening the Exchange’s connections throughout the Midwest and the nation.

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DOE Announces $73 Million for Materials and Chemical Sciences Research to Advance Quantum Science and Technology

DOE Announces $73 Million for Materials and Chemical Sciences Research to Advance Quantum Science and Technology

Chicago Quantum Exchange

July 23, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced $73 million in funding for 29 three-year projects to advance quantum information science for various applications. Researchers within the Chicago Quantum Exchange community lead 4 of the 29 funded projects from national laboratories and universities across the U.S. The research will focus on understanding, predicting, and manipulating matter at the electronic, atomic and molecular levels.

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Engineer Farah Fahim awarded $2.5M to advance AI-on-chip for data processing

Engineer Farah Fahim awarded $2.5M to advance AI-on-chip for data processing

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

July 16, 2021

Farah Fahim, a Fermilab engineer, has been awarded an Early Career Research Award to study the application of neural networks in small areas within the pixel detector of the Large Hadron Collider. The technique is called “artificial intelligence on-chip” with the long-term objective of real-time particle track reconstruction. Fahim has a doctorate in electrical engineering and has worked at Fermilab for 12 years, developing pixel detectors for a variety of applications.

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Career Opportunities

Quantum Creators Prize Symposium

The University of Chicago invites applications for its first annual “Quantum Creators Prize Symposium”, which will recognize the achievements of early career researchers in the broad areas of Quantum Science and Engineering. The symposium will be held virtually.

Program dates: September 29-30, 2021
Deadline to apply:
 August 15, 2021

Certificate Program in Quantum Engineering and Technology

This four-day program will aid participants in gaining an understanding of the basics of quantum information science (QIS). Particular attention will be focused on QIS applications, such as quantum sensing, quantum communication, and quantum computing.

Program dates: April 26-29, 2021

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Summer Workshop Series 2021: Perspectives on Quantum Technology Commercialization

July 22, 2021
CQE, HQAN, Q-NEXT 

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Summer Workshop Series 2021: Career Pathways for Quantum Scientists

August 19, 2021
CQE, HQAN, Q-NEXT 

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