Announcements

Paul Leu Receives Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Achievement Award from Oak Ridge Associated Universities

  • By Aude Marjolin
  • 11 May 2012

PQI faculty Paul W. Leu is a recipient of the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Achievement Award. The awards provide seed money for research by junior faculty at  Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) member institutions. These awards are intended to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty and result in new funding opportunities. 

PQI Team Awarded Grant to Simulate Turbulent Combustion in Aerospace Applications

  • By Aude Marjolin
  • 18 April 2012

A research team at PQI is developing quantum-computing algorithms to better model turbulent combustion in aerospace applications. A five-year U.S. Air Force grant was awarded this month to principal investigator and PQI faculty Peyman Givi, Andrew Daley, and Jeremy Levy.

"If some of the things we are thinking do work and eventually we do achieve this, a process that could take weeks or months will transpire in minutes," said Givi. "It really is a quantum leap."

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