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Quantum Computing Starts Now

Aug. 13, 2019 via EETimes

This early start is necessary because quantum computing is not simply faster computing, it differs dramatically from traditional computing in the way it solves problems. Developers will need the time to become familiar with the new approach so that they are prepared to use quantum computing as soon as it is ready.

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The Quantum Computing Party Hasn’t Even Started Yet

Aug. 12, 2019 in Scientific American

Because quantum computers that are powerful enough to shake up some of the world’s largest industries will begin to hit the market in just three to five years. And it will take you at least that long to build the expertise required to take advantage of them for your own business benefit.

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NC State and IBM Build Hub for Quantum Computing Research

April 11, 2019 via Campus Technology

The collaboration gives NC State and IBM the ability to take academic work beyond the theoretical to the commercial applications of quantum computing.

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Researchers Put Machine Learning on Path to Quantum Advantage

March 13, 2019 in Nature

In a new Nature research paper entitled “Supervised learning with quantum enhanced feature spaces,” IBM researchers describe developing and testing a quantum algorithm with the potential to enable machine learning on quantum computers in the near future.

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IBM has come up with a new way of measuring the progress of quantum computers

March 4, 2019 via MIT Technology Review

It’s promoting a yardstick called “quantum volume,” which it claims is doubling every year—an equivalent to Moore’s Law in conventional computing.

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How NC State is planning for the future of quantum computing

Feb. 27, 2019 in EdScoop

To accelerate the development of quantum computing, NC State and IBM are putting the technology in the hands of the the future workforce of the field. New curriculum and research on quantum computing, enabled by IBM’s first university-based quantum computing hub in North America, is introducing students to the technology that experts say will shape computing in the coming years.

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NC State Names Executive Director and Chief Scientist to Lead IBM Q Hub

Jan. 8, 2019

Dr. Daniel Stancil, Alcoa Distinguished Professor and head of NC State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will be executive director of the hub, and Dr. Patrick Dreher, research professor in the Department of Computer Science and associate faculty member in the Department of Physics, will be the hub’s chief scientist.

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Quantum Computing: Triangle’s next high-tech cluster?

Nov. 30, 2018 in Triangle Business Journal 

The Triangle Business Journal outlines the future of quantum computing in the Research Triangle region, featuring interviews from the IBM Q Hub at NC State team.

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