Mack Kira receives CoE Monroe-Brown Foundation Service Excellence AwardProf. Kira’s efforts led directly to the establishment of the University of Michigan Quantum Research Institute.
Nextgen computing: Hard-to-move quasiparticles glide up pyramid edgesComputing with a combination of light and chargeless excitons could beat heat losses and more, but excitons need new modes of transport
Shaping the quantum future with lightwave electronicsThe semiconductor-compatible technology is a million times faster than existing electronics and could give us access to an entire new world of quantum phenomena.
Inside the Quantum Research InstituteMack Kira, co-director of the Quantum Research Institute with Steven Cundiff, is ready to take Michigan’s quantum activities to the next level.
New undergraduate courses prepare students for the Second Quantum RevolutionQuantum information science and engineering is one of the hottest fields in engineering - and ECE wants to make it accessible to everyone.
2023 EECS Outstanding Achievement AwardsThe EECS Department has honored four faculty for their sustained excellence in instruction and curricular development, distinguished participation in service activities, or for their significant achievements in scholarly research.
Seeing electron movement at fastest speed ever could help unlock next-level quantum computingNew technique could enable processing speeds a million to a billion times faster than today's computers and spur progress in many-body physics.
Emulating impossible “unipolar” laser pulses paves the way for processing quantum informationQuantum materials emit light as though it were only a positive pulse, rather than a positive-negative oscillation.
Aaditya Hambarde awarded Towner prize for his outstanding contributions as a Graduate Student InstructorHambarde is recognized for his tremendous dedication to students and for the creation of new course resources for Introduction to Signals and Systems.
U-M forms collaboration to advance quantum science and technologyThe Midwest Quantum Collaboratory studies quantum science and technology.
$1.8M to develop room temperature, controllable quantum nanomaterialsThe project could pave the way for compact quantum computing and communications as well as efficient UV lamps for sterilization and air purification.
Educating a quantum workforce with QuSTEAM while opening doors to a broad and diverse range of studentsMichigan is part of a multi-institution effort to create new flexible courses for undergraduate students interested in being part of the second quantum revolution
Markus Borsch awarded Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship to support research in quantum engineering
Borsch’s research in light-driven quantum electronics is expected to guide next-generation quantum devices
Mapping quantum structures with light to unlock their capabilities
Rather than installing new “2D” semiconductors in devices to see what they can do, this new method puts them through their paces with lasers and light detectors.
The new quantum spurs action by the Michigan Quantum Science & Technology Working Group
The new working group showcased Michigan’s strength in Quantum Science at a workshop attended by researchers throughout the University of Michigan.
Prof. Mackillo Kira Elected OSA Fellow for contributions to quantum optics
Kira was recognized for his pioneering contributions to the theory of semiconductor quantum optics.
Light could make semiconductor computers a million times faster or even go quantum
Electron states in a semiconductor, set and changed with pulses of light, could be the 0 and 1 of future “lightwave” electronics or room-temperature quantum computers.
Ultrashort light pulses for fast “lightwave” computers
Extremely short, configurable “femtosecond” pulses of light demonstrated by an international team could lead to future computers that run up to 100,000 times faster than today’s electronics.
ECE welcomes new faculty
These faculty broaden and deepen ECE’s areas of expertise in robotics, ultra low power circuits, nanophotonics, information theory, and many other areas.