Watch Live, Wed 8/26: Center for Quantum Networks Briefing

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

1:00 p.m. (MST)

Livestream at

Join leaders as they lay the foundations of the quantum internet, forever changing how we communicate and sense the world around us.


Speakers include:

Saikat Guha, Director
Center for Quantum Networks

Jane Bambauer, Deputy Director
Center for Quantum Networks

Dirk Englund, Deputy Director
Center for Quantum Networks

Dr. Charlie Tahan, Director
National Quantum Coordination Committee
Office of Science and Technology Policy

Dr. Linda Blevins, Deputy Assistant Director
Engineering Directorate
National Science Foundation

Dr. Kon-Well Wang, Ph.D., Division Director
Engineering Education and Centers
National Science Foundation

Thomas Koch, Dean
James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences


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