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 ItemProgram fuels development of new quantum-aware cybersecurity strategies , article
The Commonwealth Cyber Initiative in Southwest Virginia and the Virginia Tech Center for Quantum Information Science and Engineering issued two awards for the Quantum Aspects of Cybersecurity program to fuel research in quantum information science, engineering, and technology related to cybersecurity.Date: Jan 30, 2023
Article ItemFall rankings spotlight Virginia Tech’s emphasis on research , article
Several organizations that rank higher education institutions listed Virginia Tech among the top universities in the nation and the world in the areas of research, sustainability, and international faculty. Three of Virginia Tech’s subject areas ranked in the top 100 globally — electrical and electronic engineering, water resources, and general engineering — according to U.S. News & World Report.Date: Dec 22, 2022
Article ItemFlexing cyber superpowers in Southwest Virginia , article
Diverse and sometimes unlikely collaborations equip Commonwealth Cyber Initiative research teams to address today’s widely varied cybersecurity challenges.Date: Dec 08, 2022
Article ItemCommonwealth Cyber Initiative researchers hone cryptographic algorithms to stand against powerful quantum threat , article
Commonwealth Cyber Initiative researchers at Virginia Tech and George Mason University are developing security protocols to fend off cyberattacks — both from today’s computers and from quantum computers coming down the pike.Date: Oct 20, 2022
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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.