USC to Lead IARPA Quantum Computing Project

USC will lead a consortium of universities and private companies to build quantum computers that are at least 10,000 times faster than the best state-of-the-art classical computers. Quantum computing expert and professor Daniel Lidar, director of the USC Center for Quantum Information Science & Technology (CQIST), will serve as the Principal Investigator of the multi-institutional effort and Professor Stephen Crago of the USC Information Sciences Institute will serve as the Program/Technical Manager. The government contract is worth up to $45 million in funding.

For the full news release by USC Viterbi School of Engineering, visit: http://viterbischool.usc.edu/news/2017/06/usc-lead-iarpa-quantum-computing-project.

–published July 11, 2017