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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.

Feature Faculty Member

Prof Corcovilos Interview

Prof. Theodore Corcovilos, Associate professor at the Physics department of Duquesne University, shares his research with PQI on atomic physics experiments in his lab which are primarily done by utilizing laser illumination.

Prof Corcovilos Interview!

Catch up on previously featured faculty members!


Hrvoje Petek
September 19, 2023

Hrvoje Petek Edits and Publishes in Progress in Surface Science's Latest Issue

Hrvoje Petek edited and published research in Progress in Surface Science, Volume 98, Issue 3.
W. Vincent Liu
September 17, 2023

W. Vincent Liu received $1.5 million from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research

W. Vincent Liu has been awarded $1.5 million from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research to develop models in orbital physics.
Peyman Givi
September 12, 2023

AIAA recognizes Pitt’s Peyman Givi with prestigious Dryden Lecture in Research award

For his contributions to the aerospace community, Peyman Givi was selected to present the prestigious 2024 Dryden Lecture in Research.

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