MIT, Applied Materials and Northeast Microelectronics Coalition Hub Combine on 200mm Research Capabilities for MIT.nano 

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — MIT and Applied Materials, Inc., announced an agreement today that, together with a grant to MIT from the Northeast Microelectronics Coalition (NEMC) Hub, commits more than $40 million of estimated private and public investment to add advanced nano-fabrication equipment and capabilities to MIT.nano, the Institute’s center for nanoscale science andengineering. The collaboration will create a unique open-access site in the United States that supports research and development at industry-compatible scale using the same equipment found in high-volume production […]

Quantum: Harvard, QuEra, MIT and NIST/University of Maryland Announce Error-Corrected Algorithms on 48 Qubits

BOSTON, December 6, 2023 – Neutral-atom quantum company QuEra Computing today announced what the company said is a quantum computing breakthrough, published in the scientific journal Nature. In experiments led by Harvard University in collaboration with QuEra Computing, MIT, and NIST/UMD, researchers executed large-scale algorithms on an error-corrected quantum computer with 48 logical qubits and […]

Harvard, MIT and QuEra Report 99.5% Two-Qubit Gate Fidelity on 60 Neutral Atom Qubits

BOSTON, October 12, 2023 – Neutral-atom quantum company QuEra Computing today announced that a team of researchers from Harvard, MIT and QuEra successfully demonstrated two-qubit entangling gates with an unprecedented 99.5 percent fidelity on 60 neutral atom qubits in parallel. The organizations said it is the result of a test conducted by Harvard University’s Department […]

MIT Reports Fluxonium Qubit Architecture Achieves Progress on Quantum Error Correction

MIT researchers report they have demonstrated a novel superconducting qubit architecture that can perform operations between qubits with greater accuracy, addressing a roadblock to commercial use of quantum computers: error correction. The researchers utilized a relatively new type of superconducting qubit, known as fluxonium, which can have a lifespan that is longer….

NSF Invests $76M in 4 Physics Frontiers Centers – with an Accent on Quantum

Exploring, understanding and harnessing mysterious phenomena at the frontiers of physics are the aims of four research centers to be backed by $76 million in funding from the U.S. National Science Foundation through its Physics Frontiers Centers program. The centers will tackle some of the most challenging….

NTT, MIT and Other Researchers Demonstrate Optically Accelerated Edge Computing

Sunnyvale, Calif. – May 9, 2023 – Researchers from NTT Research, Inc., the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and several optical computing companies have demonstrated an approach to optically driven deep neural networks (DNN) that they say resolves the memory-access bottleneck in resource-constrained edge devices, enabling significant energy usage and latency reductions. Conceived by NTT […]

MIT: New Method Uses ML to Accelerate Data Retrieval in Large Databases

Researchers from MIT and other institutions report that a “hash function” — a core database search operation — can be significantly accelerated through the use of machine learning. The hope is that the new technique could accelerate computational systems that scientists use to store and analyze DNA, amino acid sequences, or other biological information.

MIT AI Policy Forum Virtual Summit Sept. 28 to Explore Challenges Surrounding AI Deployment 

Cambridge, MA — Sept. 22, 2022 — On Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 9 am to 5 pm Eastern Time, the MIT AI Policy Forum will host a free, virtual summit convening leading voices from government, business, and academia to explore the global policy challenges surrounding the implementation of AI technologies. The summit will feature a live […]

Argonne, University Researchers Team to Make Data FAIR for AI

In a new study, researchers from Argonne National Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of California San Diego, University of Minnesota, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have laid out new practices to guide the curation of high energy physics datasets that makes them more FAIR — more findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable. Data is the lifeblood […]

Hyperion Research Announces Winners of HPC Innovation Excellence Awards

Hyperion Research today announced the 17th round of recipients of the HPC Innovation Excellence Award. The award winners are: National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). Better wildfire models save property and life. Refined fidelity of predictive models, using AI. Contact: Branko Kosovic, Director of the Weather Systems and Assessment Program and the Program Manager for Renewable […]