October 23, 2020
University of Chicago PME faculty members Hannes Bernien received IOP Publishing’s International Quantum Technology ‘young scientist’ award. He was nominated for “the development of methods to control quantum systems over long distances and scaling them to large qubit numbers.”
October 20, 2020
The Chicago Quantum Exchange-managed QISE-NET program has accepted 25 graduate students from across the country. The NSF-funded program, which bridges academia and industry to train tomorrow’s quantum engineers, is also accepting applications for its fourth cohort.
October 3, 2020
The next generation of the Internet will rely on revolutionary new tech — allowing for unhackable networks and information that travels faster than the speed of light. Chicago Quantum Exchange Director David Awschalom comments on progress toward a quantum internet.
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering
October 7, 2020
A new National Science Foundation grant will fund a research partnership between Asst. Prof. Peter Maurer at the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago and industry that will combine quantum engineering with life sciences to work toward game-changing medical technologies.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
September 29, 2020
Robert McDermott, professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was elected a 2020 Fellow of the American Physical Society. APS Fellowship is a distinct honor signifying recognition by one’s professional peers for outstanding contributions to physics.