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Peng Liu and Binh Khanh Mai
August 8, 2023

A new chemical process makes it easier to craft amino acids that don’t exist in nature

A study published in Science by Peng Liu and team describes a powerful new way to create “unnatural” amino acids, which could find use in protein-based therapies and open up novel branches of organic chemistry.
JCTC cover image with atoms
August 8, 2023

Advancing Chemical Recycling of Waste Plastics

New research from the lab of Giannis Mpoumpakis was featured on the cover of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation.
Michael Hatridge
July 19, 2023

The Pittsburgh Quantum Institute appointed Michael Hatridge as its new director

Michael Hatridge has been named PQI's new director.
Two photons
July 11, 2023

Finding the Flux of Quantum Technology

Hong Koo Kim publishes a paper in Nanophotonics investigating the inside of a quantum-dot-based light emitter
Atreyie Ghosh
June 28, 2023

Distinguished student receives a distinguished scholarship

Atreyie Ghosh has been awarded the prestigious Kadanoff-Rice Postdoctoral Fellowship with Prof. Sarah King at the University of Chicago.
In-situ experimental STEM images and first-principles calculation prediction
June 28, 2023

Novel ferroelectrics for more efficient microelectronics

Elizabeth Dickey's recent publication in Science explores materials that are ferroelectric.
Chip on circuit board
June 13, 2023

Shining a Light on Neuromorphic Computing

Nathan Youngblood published a new paper on optical memristors in Nature Photonics.
Two quantum computer parts labeled "Hatlab"
June 13, 2023

Michael Hatridge earned $5.7 million in research funding from the U.S. Army

The U.S. Army has awarded more than $5.7 million for two projects led by Michael Hatridge.
pitt engineering
June 6, 2023

Postdoc Associate Position at Pitt

Position on Nonequilibrium Correlated Quantum Matter in Dr. Juan José Mendoza Arenas' group.
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May 11, 2023

Pitt Physics & Astronomy Department Opening

Research Assistant Professor Position - Director of Quantum Infrastructure
PQI Director Adam Leibovich
April 27, 2023

PQI Director Adam Leibovich Named Dean of The Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Adam Leibovich has been named the new Dean of Pitt's DSAS effective July 1, 2023.
Xiayun Zhao
April 26, 2023

Xiayun Zhao Receives Prestigious $657,610 NSF CAREER Award

Xiayun Zhao received a Faculty Early Career Development award from the National Science Foundation for her research in photopolymer additive manufacturing.
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April 26, 2023

U.S. Quantum Information Science Summer School

DOE summer school, USQIS, calling for applications!
David Waldeck stands in front of Cathedral
April 12, 2023

David Waldeck Earned Grant from U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research

David Waldeck earned a $7.5 million MURI to fund a five-year project on electron spin and chiral matter.
March 23, 2023

Olexandr Isayev & Team Win AFRL AI Grand Challenge

The team won Phase 1 of the AFRL Active AI Planners for Chemistry/Materials Optimization and Discovery Grand Challenge.