Quantum technology promises to address global challenges including cybersecurity and energy, and it could supercharge AI.
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
$55M quantum institute launches at U-M to accelerate research, education
While hunger for an artificial intelligence that can think like a human remains unsated, AI continues to appear in our lives in smaller ways.
Quantum entanglement could make accelerometers and dark matter detectors more precise
And yes, they are looking to miniaturize it for smartphone dead reckoning.
Optimization could cut the carbon footprint of AI training by up to 75%
Deep learning models that power giants like TikTok and Amazon, as well as tools like ChatGPT, could save energy without new hardware or infrastructure.
High number of NSF CAREER awards, with more still under review
Sustainable fuels, democratized programming tools, and Internet censorship countermeasures are a few of the projects’ broad potential impacts.
New kind of transistor could shrink communications devices on smartphones
Integrating a new ferroelectric semiconductor, it paves the way for single amplifiers that can do the work of multiple conventional amplifiers, among other possibilities.