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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.
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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.
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.
January 31, 2024

Gurudev Dutt’s physics research received funding from four major foundations

Professor Dutt was selected for funding by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Simons Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the John Templeton Foundation.
January 31, 2024

Professor Nathan Youngblood Receives Two Prestigious Awards

Professor Youngblood received NSF and AFOSR awards.
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January 31, 2024

Professor Lillian Chong Highlighted as “One to Watch” by PittWire

Professor Chong's research contributions applying atomistic simulation to reveal new insights into the molecular mechanisms of disease are highlighted in the article.
January 3, 2024

Call for Event Participants: Quantum-Enabled Technologies

The ERVA is seeking nominations for experts for their Quantum-Enabled Technologies event.
December 21, 2023

Professor Rongchao Jin Listed Among Most Cited Researchers in Chemistry

CMU Professor Rongchao Jin was listed among the most cited researchers in the field of chemistry in the 2023 Highly Cited Researchers list by Clarivate Analytics. 
Alex Jones
December 21, 2023

IEEE Elects Alex K. Jones as Fellow

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) elected University of Pittsburgh Professor Alex K. Jones as Fellow, effective January 1, 2024.
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November 2, 2023

PQI Community Collaboration Awards

The Pittsburgh Quantum Institute solicits proposals for PQI Community Collaboration Awards for up to $45K.
2024 fellows
November 1, 2023

Spring 2024 PQI Fellows

Congratulations to these students that have been awarded a PQI fellowship for Spring 2024!
Sridhar Tayur
October 31, 2023

Sridhar Tayur Announces Tayur Prize Winners and Publication

Two student groups at IIT-Madras win the Tayur Prize, and Sridhar Tayur published a mini-review on research at CMU's Quantum Technologies Group.
Jin Zhao
October 24, 2023

Jin Zhao Named Fellow of the American Physical Society

Congratulations to Jin Zhao, who has been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society.