08-20: BNL designated a Quantum Information Science research center. CCNY joins in as a partner.

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science has selected Brookhaven National Laboratory to lead the Co-design Center for Quantum Advantage (C2QA), which will focus on quantum computing. The goal is to achieve quantum advantage in computations for high-energy and nuclear physics, chemistry, materials science, condensed matter physics, and other fields. Overseeing C2QA are Steve Girvin, professor at Yale University, and James Misewich, associate laboratory director for Energy and Photon Sciences at Brookhaven.

The partnering institutions on C2QA are Ames Laboratory, Caltech, City College of New York, Columbia University, Harvard University, Howard University, IBM, Johns Hopkins University, MIT, Montana State University, National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Ames Research Center, Northwestern University, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Princeton University, State University of New York Polytechnic Institute, Stony Brook University, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, University of California-Santa Barbara, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, University of Pittsburgh, University of Washington, Virginia Tech, and Yale University.

Additional information on the role of CCNY can be found here.

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