QuICS Grad Student Wins UMD Three-Minute Thesis Competition

April 15, 2022

Jacob Bringewatt, a fourth-year doctoral student in physics advised by QuICS Fellow Alexey Gorshkov, delivers his presentation in the campus-wide final of the UMD 3MT competition.

QuICS Graduate Student Wins Ford Foundation Fellowship

April 11, 2022

Anthony Munson, a second-year doctoral student in physics, is one of 77 students to receive a Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship in 2022.

QuICS Graduate Student Wins QIP Quantum Chess Tournament

March 13, 2022

Daochen Wang, a fourth-year doctoral student advised by Andrew Childs and Carl Miller, advanced through five elimination rounds to take the top prize.

New Perspective Blends Quantum and Classical to Understand Quantum Rates of Change

March 8, 2022

In a paper published in the journal Physical Review X, QuICS Fellow Alexey Gorshkov and postdoctoral scholar Luis Pedro García-Pintos provide a new perspective for investigating quantum changes.

QuICS Researchers Have a Dozen Papers Accepted to QIP

March 3, 2022

In addition to paper presentations and poster sessions, QuICS researchers will help lead two of the three highly competitive plenary talks at this year’s conference.

QuICS Graduate Student Is Finalist for Hertz Fellowship

February 18, 2022

First-year doctoral student Elizabeth Bennewitz is one of 45 finalists with a chance of receiving up to $250,000 in support from the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation.

Newest QuICS Fellow Ponders Quantum Mechanics, Thermodynamics, and Everything Else

February 2, 2022

Nicole Yunger Halpern brings a vast intellectual curiosity to physics, from tackling abstract theory to collaborating with experimentalists, all the while drawing distinct connections between diverse disciplines of physics.

Katz Named ACM Fellow

January 19, 2022

The computer scientist and QuICS Fellow is active in post-quantum cryptography, provable security for symmetric-key primitives, and security for outsourced data storage in the cloud.

Enhancing Simulations of Curved Space with Qubits

January 18, 2022

QuICS Fellow Alexey Gorshkov co-authored a paper that explores a theoretical framework for adding qubits—the basic building blocks of quantum computers—to serve as matter in a curved space made of a circuit full of flowing microwaves.

QuICS Researchers Receive 2021 NISQ Computing Paper Award

December 20, 2021

The researchers were formally recognized with the award at the Practical Quantum Computing conference, also known as Q2B, held from December 7–9 in Santa Clara, California.

Hartree Fellow Cultivates New Perspectives on Quantum Computing

November 29, 2021

Dominik Hangleiter, one of the newest Hartree Postdoctoral Fellows, develops theoretical frameworks to identify problems where quantum computers can be proven to dominate.

QuICS Receives Renewed Federal Funding from NIST

October 13, 2021

The interdisciplinary center focused on quantum computation, communication and cryptography is expected to receive up to $12.2 million over the next five years.

Wu Part of $7.5M MURI Award to Develop a Scalable Quantum Random Access Memory Architecture

September 20, 2021

The QuICS Fellow is collaborating with researchers from Yale University and the University of Chicago on the five-year project funded the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.

QuICS Team Discovers New Quantum Algorithm for Nonlinear Differential Equations

September 15, 2021

Jin-Peng Liu led a team of researchers in a search for quantum algorithms that can make quick work of differential equations.

UMD Leads New $25M NSF Quantum Leap Challenge Institute for Robust Quantum Simulation

September 2, 2021

The new institute—with QuICS Fellow Andrew Childs as director—will significantly add to the vibrant quantum research ecosystem established in the mid-Atlantic region.