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What Is UTC’s Quantum Initiative? Ask Dr. Reinhold Mann

Dr. Reinhold Mann
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Dr. Reinhold Mann

How will quantum technology shape our world in years to come?

You’ll find a few answers here in Chattanooga - including our campus, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

UTC’s Initiative in Quantum Information Science and Engineering aims to cultivate and apply the emerging technology in education, innovation and economic development.

Partnerships are key.

The Initiative includes a node on EPB’s Quantum Network, powered by Qubitekk and deployed by EPB.

Also, the Initiative is building new collaborations - and growing existing ones - within the UT System and other universities around us, as well as with Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Dr. Reinhold Mann is vice chancellor for research here at UTC.

Ray is the host and producer of Scenic Roots, Mondays - Thursdays at 3 PM on WUTC.
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