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IQUIST Seminar Series on October 18 at 11am in 190 Engineering Sciences Building, Jake Taylor, Joint Quantum Institute

IQUIST Seminar: "The Birth of Quantum Engineering," presented by Jake Taylor, Joint Quantum Institute, The University of Maryland

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190 Engineering Sciences Building, 1101 W Springfield Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
Oct 18, 2022   11:00 - 11:50 am  
Jake Taylor, (@quantum_jake), Joint Quantum Institute, The University of Maryland
Hannah Stites
Originating Calendar
IQUIST Seminar Series

The Birth of Quantum Engineering

Abstract: Quantum technologies provide new base capabilities which open up frontiers in sensing, networking, and computation. In all cases, working at the limits set by nature requires high degrees of integration of complex systems to realize practical results. I will discuss the promise quantum systems in diverse areas from particle physics to drug discovery, and highlight the many challenges to be overcome and the ways in which the nascent field of quantum engineering can tackle these challenges.

Bio: Jake’s research career in quantum information science spans two decades, and includes pioneering work in semiconductor-based qubits, superconductor-based qubits, quantum transducers, topological photonics, and diamond-based quantum sensors. From 2017-2020, Jake led the U.S. effort in creating and implementing the National Quantum Initiative while at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. A fellow of the American Physical Society and of Optica (formerly OSA), Jake has also been awarded the silver and gold medals by the U.S. Department of Commerce for his research and his work in advancing quantum information science.

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