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$100 M Grant Aims to Make U of I Leader in Quantum Engineering

7/30/2019 11:35:16 AM

The News-Gazette -- A $100 million investment in a quantum engineering project designed to make Illinois a world leader in that emerging technology is among $3 billion in higher education allocations in the new Rebuild Illinois infrastructure plan. NCSA Director and Illinois CS Professor William Gropp said quantum computing won’t replace supercomputing but augment it. "It’s going to give us ways to do things that we haven’t been able to solve at all.”