"Quantum Engineering: A New Frontier"

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In this featured article, EAS Division Chair Guruswami Ravichandran explains how “the marriage of quantum science and engineering has the potential to result in technologies that can revolutionize all aspects of science.”

Quantum Engineering Video with Caltech Professor Oskar Painter

February 2, 2018

The Caltech Division of Engineering and Applied Science published a feature article in ENGenious, its quarterly publication, on the field of quantum engineering and the trailblazing faculty members who are pushing its boundaries. The article features professors Oskar Painter, Keith Schwab, Andrei Faraon, and Thomas Vidick, who play integral roles in studying and realizing the limits of quantum science and technology. From understanding the theory behind the science to enhancing its real-life applications, quantum engineering has the capability of transforming human productivity across many areas, including: cryptography, navigation, computing, and expediting the research process.

As Painter, co-director of the Kavli Nanoscience Institute, explains, “quantumness is by definition at the forefront of science...it is the fascinating aspect of the physical world that is completely surprising. It is what we are passionate about."

Learn more about how Caltech and the Kavli Nanoscience Institute are supporting this captivating field. Read the full article here.

Watch the short video on "5 Questions on Quantum Engineering with Oskar Painter" here.