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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.
lillian chong
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.
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October 17, 2023

Predicting portable power

Reeja Jayan and others have designed a model that accurately predicts a battery’s charge curve, which could impact the safety and reliability of electric vehicles.
Mona Abdelgaid
October 10, 2023

Driven by Solutions

Mona Abdelgaid received four different awards for her work with heterogeneous catalysts
Benjamin Hunt and Michael Hatridge
October 10, 2023

The Pittsburgh Quantum Institute appointed Benjamin Hunt as its new co-director

To continue solidifying Pittsburgh’s status as a leader in quantum science and engineering, the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and Duquesne University jointly announced the appointment of Benjamin Hunt, associate professor of physics at Carnegie Mellon, to the newly created role of co-director, joining Michael Hatridge.
Sridhar Tayur and Kaushik Seshadreesan
September 26, 2023

Optimal Entanglement Distillation Policies for Quantum Switches

In a new study, researchers from Tepper and the University of Pittsburgh considered a discrete time model for a quantum switch that attempted to generate fresh elementary entanglement with clients in each time step.
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics cover
September 25, 2023

Saxena Lab Reports New Method for Efficient Analysis of Protein Structure and Dynamics

A research article published from the lab of Prof. Sunil Saxena has been featured on the cover of a recent issue of the journal Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics.