Education and Outreach
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QIQC memebers participated NanoDays events on May 8th, 2012
NanoDays is a nationwide festival of educational programs focusing on nanoscale science and engineering. NanoDays engages people of all ages in learning about some of the amazing breakthroughs in this field and their potential impact on future technology. NanoDays events are organized by participants in the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network and take place at over 200 science museums, research centers, and universities across the country.
This year was the third annual NanoDays event at Purdue University. We provided about 50 different activities for about 2,000 participants from the surrounding area. Purdue volunteers help out in a variety of ways including demonstrating experiments, giving presentations, and leading tour groups of students around Discovery Park.
Members of our Quantum Information for Quantum Chemistry Center (QIQC) take part in these events as well. This year, Ross Hoehn, graduate student at the QIQC gave a presentation about Quantum Tic Tac Toe, a quantum game that explains quantum concepts such as superposition, entanglement and measurements. Also, Cyrus Vandrevala, another graduate student at QIQC, demonstrated some unique quantum properties of grapheme.
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CCI Research to Innovation (R2I) Workshop on Monday, April 23rd, 2012
The goal of the R2I program is to ensure that CCI Center researchers have the skills to effectively translate their research into innovations and to develop and execute an aligned Research to Innovation translation plan. Both the innovation ideas and the translation plan can act as part of the preparation for a CCI Phase 2 submittal. The workshops provide CCI participants—faculty, post docs, students and their support ecosystem—with the skills to:
- Utilize and implement the R2I process as specifically related to their research;
- Define innovation options from their research that are aligned with market needs;
- Develop a R2I translation plan;
- Develop criteria for analyzing and evaluating R2I translation plans.
During the R2I workshop, we disscussed
- Quantum devices
- Quantum computer
- Quantum Tic-Tac-Toe
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Quantum Computing at the Science Cafe:
Prof. Sabre Kais, Center Director, and Ross Hoehn, a graduate student at
the Center, discuss quantum computers at the Science Cafe series, 6:30-8 p.m., at K
Dees Coffee & Roasting Co. For more, go to www.ag.purdue.edu/sciencecafe.