The Quantum Frontier
Advancing the Quantum Leap >>>
Using an unparalleled transdisciplinary focus to accelerate the integration of quantum technologies across society, realizing unprecedented computing and communication capabilities and restructuring our social framework.
Quantum Research Areas
- Computational Algorithms
- Chemical Simulations
- Processing Hardware
- Secure Data Transmission
- Deep Space Communications
- Neural Networks
- Positioning, Navigation, and Timing
- Precision Measurements
- Field Detection
Quantum Research Experts
Spanning the breadth of quantum information sciences and technology, Virginia Tech faculty, students, and partners work together at the intersection of quantum disciplines.
Quantum Research Sponsors
Quantum Research Teams
Talented faculty and students are developing cutting edge research that is leading to Virginia Tech’s rise as a global destination for quantum knowledge and discovery. Virginia Tech’s quantum footprint is growing — first with the Blacksburg campus’ capabilities and now, with emerging Northern Virginia strengths.
Article ItemRung by rung, graduate students climb toward cybersecurity careers , article
Graduate school can seem like a game of Chutes and Ladders, and Virginia Tech students in security fields are making use of Commonwealth Cyber Initiative resources to advance toward future careers.Date: Feb 16, 2024
Article ItemVirginia Tech researcher to benchmark early-stage quantum computers , article
Buggy, clunky — but still useful? Physics’ Sophia Economou is collaborating on a Department of Energy project to determine whether, when, and how quantum computing might advance the frontiers of science.Date: Dec 11, 2023
Article ItemSaddling up cryptosystems for a quantum showdown , article
Using an algebraic structure called a "quadratic twist," Virginia Tech mathematician Jason LeGrow advances the quest to keep digital interactions secure both today and into the future.Date: Dec 06, 2023
Article ItemEd Barnes named Roger H. Moore and Mojdeh Khatam-Moore Dean’s Faculty Fellow , article
A member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 2015, Barnes’ research is focused on theoretical quantum information science. He leads an active research group of 11 graduate students and nine postdoctoral fellows.Date: Oct 16, 2023
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Molecular Sciences Software Institute
The Molecular Sciences Software Institute led by Virginia Tech is supported by the National Science Foundation and focused on molecular simulation software development.