New graduate special topics course in quantum simulation for Standard Model physics | March 23, 2022

Special Topics Course in Quantum Information and Simulation for Scientific Applications

The UW Physics Department is offering a new advanced graduate class on quantum information and quantum simulation for scientific applications. The class will meet M,W.F throughout the Spring quarter. Classical quantum simulators will be used to explore relevant quantum circuit design.



David Kaplan awarded Feshbach Prize | October 15, 2021

UW’s David Kaplan Awarded APS’s Feshback Prize

“For multiple foundational innovations in nuclear theory, including in lattice quantum chromodynamics, effective field theories, and nuclear strangeness, and for strategic leadership to broaden participation between nuclear theory and other fields.“


David Hertzog is awarded the APS's Tom Bonner Prize | October 15, 2021

UW’s David Hertzog is awarded the APS’s Tom Bonner Prize

For advancing the frontiers of understanding nature’s fundamental symmetries via unprecedented precision studies of the muon, including its lifetime, its anomalous magnetic moment, and its measurement by the pseudoscalar coupling constant.


SQMS Parker Fellowships | June 11, 2021

Carolyn Parker Fellowship at FNAL

The Superconducting Quantum Materials and Systems Center (SQMS) Carolyn B. Parker Fellowship honors and preserves the legacy of the first African American woman to earn a postgraduate degree in physics. The Carolyn B. Parker Fellowship prioritizes the representation and inclusion of historically and contemporarily minoritized individuals underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and quantum […]


Department of Energy | May 10, 2021

DOE: $10 million for interdisciplinary research in Quantum Information Science (QIS) and nuclear physics.

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $10 million for interdisciplinary research in Quantum Information Science (QIS) and nuclear physics. The aim of this funding is to draw on the expertise and capabilities of the nuclear physics community to advance areas of interest such as quantum computing and quantum sensors, and using advances in QIS […]


University of Washington Magazine | March 11, 2021

UW – Quantum Leap

UW researchers in physics, computer science, chemistry, engineering and materials science are training leaders in the burgeoning field of quantum information science and technology, or QIST.