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Lily Cheng speaks with students during PQI 2022


PQI Members: Dr. Susan Fullerton, Dr. Tom Purdy, Dr. Michael Hatridge, Dr. Beth Dickey, and Dr. Jeremy Levy

PQI is comprised of 140+ faculty and 190+ students across three Pittsburgh universities who conduct research in a variety of areas within quantum science and technology. 

Student works on research at PINSE

PQI members are leading research in the fields of quantum sensing, quantum communications, quantum computing, and quantum fundamentals.

Keynote speaker, Dr. Charles Tahan, speaks at the PQI 2022 event.

PQI hosts a variety of quantum events throughout the year, including public lectures, seminars, and an annual signature event.

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vlad kozii

PQI member and professor Vladyslav Kozii of Carnegie Mellon University Department of Physics shares some of his results on theoretical condensed matter physics, specifically superconductivity in topological materials. 

Prof Kozii Interview!

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PQI Co-Directors standing next to each other at conference.
April 24, 2024

David Snoke named co-director of PQI

David Snoke, distinguished professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Pitt’s Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, has been named the new co-director of PQI.
Best Poster Headshots
April 22, 2024

PQI 2024 Best Poster Award Winners

Congratulations to John Lyons, Maria Mucci, Hirad Alipanah, and Boris Mesits.
March 26, 2024

Advancing Pneumonia Diagnosis: Sridhar Tayur's AI and Quantum Healthcare Solutions

Spearheading research at Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business, Sridhar Tayur, the Ford Distinguished Research Chair and Professor of Operations Management, leverages machine learning and quantum-inspired computing for healthcare advancement. These technologies promise faster, more accurate diagnoses, yet face hurdles such as physician buy-in and liability concerns. Tayur emphasizes collaboration among experts to bridge innovation with practical application, vital for successful integration into healthcare systems.

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