Center for Quantum Engineering

Bridging quantum science and engineering

Quantum Science

Quantum science with natural and artificial atoms

Quantum Computing

Superconducting qubits, trapped ions, neutral atoms, and more

Quantum Simulation

Emulating quantum behavior with engineered quantum systems

Quantum Networks

Metropolitan-scale quantum communication test bed

Quantum Sensing

Precision measurement with atoms, ions, defect centers, and more

Quantum Control

Controlling quantum systems with coherent electronics and optics

Engineering Quantum Systems

Integrated photonics and electronics

Quantum Workforce

Quantum-engineering education and professional development

Quantum Ecosystem

Engaging industry, government, and academia

Quantum Materials and Fabrication

MIT.nano cleanroom and analysis facilities – opened October 4, 2018

MIT Center for Quantum Engineering (MIT-CQE)

The MIT-CQE is a platform for research, education, and engagement in support of quantum engineering
a new discipline bridging quantum science and engineering to accelerate the development of quantum technologies.

News and Events

08-03-2020 | Study finds quantum entanglement could, in principle, give a slight advantage in the game of blackjack

07-29-2020 | “Giant atoms” enable quantum processing and communication in one

07-23-2020 | MIT researchers develop integrated lightwave electronic circuits to detect the phase of ultrafast optical fields

07-08-2020 | MIT engineers develop a hybrid process that connects photonics with “artificial atoms,” to produce the largest quantum chip of its type

06-16-2020 | Remote learning: 6.070, Electronics Project Lab

05-15-2020 | Professor Paola Cappellaro, among leaders, honored as “Committed to Caring.”

05-08-2020 | Peter Shor, 2020 recipient of BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Award

04-08-2020 | New “refrigerator” super-cools molecules to nanokelvin temperatures

03-02-2020 | Keysight partners with Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Quantum Engineering to endow the establishment of a new 64-qubit quantum computing lab

02-18-2020 | A new study suggests a path to more efficient error correction, which may help make quantum computers and sensors more practical

02-11-2020 | Quantum Computing @ MIT: The Past, Present, and Future of the Second Revolution in Computing

01-13-2020 | Variational quantum unsampling on a quantum photonic processor

12-12-2019 | Newly synthesized compound of iron and tin atoms in 1-to-1 ratio, “ideal” kagome metal electronic structure

11-28-2019 | Circuit design offers a path to “spintronic” devices that use little electricity and generate practically no heat

11-23-2019 | Megan Yamoah, Billy Woltz, and Francisca Vasconcelos of the Engineering Quantum Systems Group awarded Rhodes Scholarships

05-29-2019 | Senthil Todadri and Xiao-Gang Wen to study highly entangled quantum matter in the Simons Collaboration on Ultra-Quantum Matter

04-26-2019 | Peter Shor wins 2018 Micius Quantum Prize

04-03-2019 | New facilities will keep Lincoln Laboratory at the forefront of advanced prototyping

03-15-2019 | Quantum sensing method measures minuscule magnetic fields

02-11-2019 | Professor Dirk Englund awarded 2019 Bose Research Fellow Grant for work on “novel electronic fluids for high-speed logic in quantum materials”

01-31-2019 | Technique could boost resolution of tissue imaging as much as tenfold

12-04-2018 | National Academies releases its report, “Quantum Computing: Progress and Prospects”

11-08-2018 | Improving materials from the nanoscale up

10-15-2018 | MIT will reshape itself to shape the future, investing $1 billion to address the rapid evolution of computing and AI

10-12-2018 | Center for Theoretical Physics professors earn DOE Quantum Information Science Awards

10-12-2018 | MIT-Germany and the University of Stuttgart extend cooperation

10-04-2018 | Symposium and open house make MIT.nano’s Grand Opening Celebration a memorable day 

09-25-2018 | PhD student David Layden in the Quantum Engineering Group advances ultra-sensitive quantum sensors

09-05-2018 | Scientists find a theoretical optical device may have uses in quantum computing