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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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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.
March 26, 2024

ChemE Associate Professor Giannis Mpourmpakis Receives Provost's Award

Giannis Mpourmpakis, an associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh, has been selected for this year's Provost's Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring. This award acknowledges Mpourmpakis' dedication to guiding and supporting doctoral students in achieving their objectives within an inclusive environment, as well as his assistance in helping them win prestigious awards and excel in their careers.
February 29, 2024

CMU-UBC Team Triumphs in Parkinson's Drug Discovery Challenge

The CMU-UBC team, led by Associate Professor of Chemistry Olexandr Isayev, won a drug discovery challenge by identifying promising compounds for treating Parkinson’s disease through a unique combination of computational methods and experimentation.

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