PQI Event

PQI Quantum Day 2017

  • By Aude Marjolin
  • 11 April 2017

Quantum Day 2017 for Taylor Allderdice High School Students

PQI organized its first Quantum Day this past Thursday, April 6, 2017 for the students of Taylor Allderdice High School; a day full of activities, talks, lab tours, and of course pizza. About 15 students, mostly juniors and seniors, from Dr. Janet Waldeck's physics classes were present, and PQI faculty from Physics, Chemistry, and Engineering departments participated in many ways. Students and faculty alike had a good time learning or talking about research in quantum science and engineering, and through Quantum Day 2017--the first of hopefully many more--PQI has certainly fulfilled its mission statement of helping unify and promote quantum science and engineering to high school students in Pittsburgh.

Women in Quantum Science and Engineering Lecture Series: Laura Greene

Speaker(s): 
Laura Greene
Dates: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

The PQI Women in Quantum Science and Engineering Lecture Series is held in the framework of the Year of Diversity at Pitt to celebrate women scientists. All talks are colloquium-style and open to the public.

Change in location: the seminar will be held in the O'Hara Student Center Ballroom

PQI Quantum Day

Speaker(s): 
Multiple speakers
Dates: 
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

The PQI Quantum Day will bring Taylor-Allderdice High School students to our campuses to experience a day as a physicist, a chemist, or an engineer!

PQI2017: Quantum Revolutions

Speaker(s): 
Multiple speakers
Dates: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, April 28, 2017 - 5:00pm

The annual PQI signature event will cover a wide range of topics in quantum science and engineering by featuring prominent invited keynote lecturers and highlighting the current research of PQI members. All talks are colloquium-style and accessible to a broad audience.

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