Chicago Quantum Exchange
December 18, 2020
Quantum information science had a banner year in the U.S. with federal agencies awarding more than $700M to support large-scale scientific endeavors, significant advancements in quantum information science, and the launch of programs that will help the nation retain global leadership in this critical field. During 2020, Chicago Quantum Exchange members and scientists were awarded new federal centers and institutes, made advances in quantum science, added 13 new corporate partners, and initiated new programs to prepare a quantum workforce.
Chicago Quantum Exchange
November 13, 2020
The leading quantum research hub expands to include more than 20 partners, including additional Chicago-based organizations. New partners include Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS), Hamamatsu Photonics, Protiviti, Quantum Machines, and Super.tech. The Chicago Quantum Exchange has also partnered with P33, a private sector led non-profit dedicated to driving innovation leadership for the Chicago region.
October 29, 2020
The third annual Chicago Quantum Summit, taking place virtually Nov. 11-13, 2020, will convene technology experts from around the country to forge new partnerships amid an exciting year for quantum research. The annual event is dedicated to setting the stage for next steps in quantum science and technology.
September 29, 2020
Several members of the Chicago Quantum Exchange community will speak at the The Quantum Information and Technology (QIST) Summit, the sixth in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s InnovationXLab series organized by Brookhaven National Laboratory, taking place Oct. 7-8, 2020
September 23, 2020
Scientists from universities across the Midwest, including the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will lead an effort to redesign quantum science education, working together with industry and national laboratories to develop a diverse, capable and effective quantum workforce.
Department of Energy
August 28, 2020
On Aug. 28, 2020, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and the U.S. Department of Energy announced the members of the National Quantum Initiative Advisory Committee, which will counsel the Administration on ways to ensure continued American leadership in quantum information science. CQE members and partners include: Fred Chong, UChicago; Joe Lykken, Fermilab; James Clarke, Intel; Chad Rigetti, Rigetti Computing; Mark B. Ritter, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center; and Krysta M. Svore, Microsoft Research.