Nation’s first quantum startup accelerator, Duality, launches at the University of Chicago’s Polsky Center and the Chicago Quantum Exchange

Program to leverage the region’s quantum ecosystem, including the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Argonne National Laboratory, and P33, to help startups bring their innovations to the marketplace

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

At the Chicago Quantum Exchange in 2020: A Year in Review

New federal centers and institutes, advances in quantum science, 13 additional corporate partners, and new programs to prepare a quantum workforce

News

Specialized STEM camp introduces students to exploding science field

Specialized STEM camp introduces students to exploding science field

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

June 14, 2021

Just in southeastern Wisconsin, at least two dozen camps focusing on STEM — science, technology, engineering, math — are scheduled for this summer. Some are affiliated with universities; some with museums. Technology companies may get involved; General Electric, for example is sponsoring a girls’ STEM camp at Milwaukee School of Engineering and other sites across the country.

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

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

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

May 26, 2021

IBM and The Grainger College of Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign plan to launch a large-scale collaboration designed to increase access to technology education and skill development, and to combine the strengths of academia and the industrial sector to spur breakthroughs in emerging areas of technology. Specifically, the planned collaboration will focus on the rapidly growing areas of hybrid cloud and AI, quantum information science and technology, accelerated materials discovery, and sustainability to accelerate the discovery of solutions to complex global challenges. 

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Career Opportunities

Chicago Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical Quantum Science

Chicago Prize Postdoctoral Fellows will have the opportunity to interact with both computer scientists and physicists at the University of Chicago. Applications focused on collaborative and cross-disciplinary research are especially encouraged.

Deadline: Rolling deadline

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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Fourth Quantum Computing Tutorial

June 14-18, 2021
Argonne National Laboratory