July 22, 2020
The NSF has announced a new institute that will explore new ways to create and connect quantum computers and networks. Established with a $25 million, five-year award, the new Quantum Leap Challenge Institute for Hybrid Quantum Architectures and Networks (HQAN) will be headquartered at The Grainger College of Engineering’s Illinois Quantum Information Science and Technology Center (IQUIST).
The Chicago Quantum Exchange, a growing intellectual hub for the research and development of quantum technology, has added to its community seven new corporate partners in computing, technology and finance that are working to bring about and primed to take advantage of the coming quantum revolution.
Raconteur in The Times
April 28, 2020
Experts are nearing a quantum advantage, with unimaginable computational power that could unlock the true potential of machine-learning. David Awschalom discusses economic opportunities that quantum computing would enable by solving complex optimisation problems that permeate many aspects of the business world.