University of Chicago

From Crain’s Chicago Business, Sept. 20, 2018: University of Chicago Professor David Awschalom says that accelerating quantum research is critical for Chicago, which is uniquely positioned to help lead the nation, thanks to its University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory and Fermilab. The decisions the U.S. makes now will determine the role it plays in a technology that could deliver a generational leap forward if we are bold enough to seize the opportunity.

Registration is open for the Spring 2018 Innovation Fund Finals Details: Thursday, May 31 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Polsky Exchange North 1452 E. 53rd St., Chicago register online The Innovation Fund is a multi-million fund that invests in proof-of-concept and early business development work for viable new startups created by faculty and students. The funds have been donated by alumni, and all proceeds from successful exits will be invested back into the Innovation Fund to ensure it is an evergreen, permanent… More »

From University of Chicago, May 8, 2018: A number of breakthroughs have made it possible for scientists to encode and manipulate information in quantum systems. Scientists at UChicago’s Institute for Molecular Engineering,which formed a hub with Fermilab and Argonne called the Chicago Quantum Exchange, are fleshing out the fundamental rules of controlling such systems.

Details Thursday, May 21 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Polsky Exchange North 1452 E. 53rd St., Chicago register online   Register to attend the Spring 2018 Innovation Fund Finals The Innovation Fund is a multi-million fund that invests in proof-of-concept and early business development work for viable new startups created by faculty and students. The funds have been donated by alumni, and all proceeds from successful exits will be invested back into the Innovation Fund to ensure it is an… More »

Center for Data and Applied Computing will support interdisciplinary, innovative research across campus The University of Chicago is launching the Center for Data and Applied Computing, a research center for developing new methods in computation and data analytics and applying them to ambitious projects across the full spectrum of science and scholarship. The Center for Data and Applied Computing, which opens this summer, will provide computation-ally-focused, interdisciplinary projects at UChicago with resources, space, and a network for collaboration on campus… More »