Post-doc fellows Meenakshi Singh and Jose Pacheco stand in front of Sandia’s ion beam generator in 2016. Project PI Meenakshi holds a sample qubit structure embedded in silicon. (Sandia National Laboratories / Randy Montoya)

The message for national labs: Advances in quantum computing are about people, too

It's not enough to help develop quantum computers, experts told a Senate panel. National labs also need to train the incipient workforce that will support them.
Deputy Chief Technology Officer of the United States Michael Kratsios introduces NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine at the “Face to Face with Our Future: A Day with Young Leaders” event, Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC. Photo Credit: (NASA/Joel Kowsky)

White House continues push for public-private collaboration on AI

The Trump administration wants to leverage the public, private and academic sectors to ensure the U.S. has the lead in artificial intelligence.