¡MIRA! Students and Professors use the “weird” in quantum computing to answer hard questions

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Zeros and ones, qubits, superpositions, quantum photonics, entanglements, subatomic particles, artificial molecules; all terms that can sound like a foreign language—and that is because, in some sense, the world of quantum computing is. Ph.D. students Jaime Diaz and Taylor Begay-Wilson worked on a project in Bertrand Cambou’s class using IBM’s open software development kit, called qiskit, to better understand quantum computing and […]

Athletics and asteroids

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Cross-country runner and physics and mathematics double major Beau Prince studies the surfaces of asteroids—but his dreams don’t stop there.   Read NAU Boundless article.

Engineering the future of patient care

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Ugrad Josette Vigil is doing some really amazing research in Tim Becker's Bioengineering lab! Read about what she is studying to further improve stroke treatment. 

Behunin is awarded NSF CAREER award!

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Ever wondered why your credit score is what it is? Have you stored private information in the cloud that you want to remain that way? Thought about investing in cryptocurrency? Worried about cyber warfare? If you answered yes to any of these questions, quantum computing plays a role in your life—or at least, it will […]