From FedScoop, Aug. 26, 2020: The White House plans to establish seven Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes and five Quantum Information Science Research Centers with more than $1 billion in awards during the next five years. Fermilab is among the national laboratories that will serve as Quantum Information Science Research Center leads, combining its particle physics expertise with partners’ strengths in materials, computing and superconductivity science and technology to advance quantum technologies.
Funding will go towards NSF-led AI Research Institutes and DOE QIS Research Centers over five years, establishing 12 multidisciplinary and multi-institutional national hubs for research and workforce development in these critical emerging technologies. Together, the institutes will spur cutting-edge innovation, support regional economic growth and advance American leadership in these critical industries of the future.
From University of Wisconsin–Madison, Sept. 5, 2018: The University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Physical Sciences Laboratory has been awarded by NSF a $1.6 million grant, with three other universities, to expand a technology for constructing specialized panels for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.
From the National Science Foundation, Sept. 26, 2016: The awardees include the Center for Bright Beams at Cornell University, in which Fermilab is a partner. The center’s goal is to make more intense accelerators at a lower cost.