(BuildingIndiana) Purdue University has launched a new Quantum Science and Engineering Institute to organize and incentivize its own quanatum tech research efforts, of which there are several throughout the university. The new Quantum Science and Engineering Institute will help grow and support quantum information science and engineering research across campus. It will be headquartered in the Birck Nanotechnology Center, which also houses various research programs ranging from nano/quantum photonics to nanoelectronics and spintronics.
Numerous faculty members will be involved from various disciplines, primarily in the colleges of Science and Engineering. Purdue has many experts in the field and about 30 faculty members will be part of the new institute. “The institute will work closely with other centers to support all the major Discovery Park strategic ‘impact’ themes – health, sustainability, and security,” said Tomás Díaz de la Rubia, vice president for Discovery Park at Purdue. “The institute will be able to effectively support, connect, and grow quantum related research over the whole Purdue campus, and coordinate across diverse disciplines and colleges.”