Quantum Research Initiatives
2/17/2021 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST
In February, Dean Rashid Bashir moderated a virtual discussion with expert Illinois faculty on the college's quantum research initiatives. You can find a similar conversation we hosted on AI research initiatives here. Both webinars include faculty presentations followed by a live Q&A.
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- Presentation slides
- Quantum Technologies: Hype or Reality?? - Professor Brian DeMarco of the Department of Physics
- Quantum Computing: Bits to Qubits - Professor Eric Chitambar of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Quantum Networks - Professor Elizabeth Goldschmidt of the Department of Physics
- Quantum Education - Emily Edwards, Managing Director of the Illinois Quantum Information Science and Technology Center
- Centers and additional resources discussed during the event
- The Quantum Atlas - With The Quantum Atlas, we aim to provide an approachable guide to quantum physics for non-experts using images, animations, short podcasts and written explanations of the most fundamental quantum concepts.
- Illinois Quantum Information Science and Technology Center (IQUIST) - IQUIST brings together physicists, electrical engineers, computer scientists, mathematicians, entrepreneurs, and other experts to accelerate growing efforts in quantum information science (QIS) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
- Hybrid Quantum Architectures and Networks (HQAN) - Directed by Brian DeMarco, HQAN is one of three NSF-funded Quantum Leap Challenge Institutes. It features three quantum testbeds that will collaboratively develop the technology needed to assemble a hybrid quantum processor and network.
- Q2Work - Q2Work is an ambitious program funded by the National Science Foundation that facilitates the National Q-12 Education Partnership and provides support for quantum education workforce development across the country.
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