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.
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.
University of Wisconsin-Madison News
October 23, 2020
Physicists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have discovered novel ways to generate entangled particles. Their research shows that atoms can communicate at further distances than previously observed. Their discoveries, published in Physics Review A, could be applied to quantum computing and communication.
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.