Education and Training

Boeing Quantum Creators Prize

Program Description

The Boeing Quantum Creators Prize recognizes early-career researchers for work that moves the field of quantum information science and engineering in new directions. The program began in 2021 and expanded in 2023 thanks to a new commitment from Boeing. Prize awardees participate in the annual Quantum Creators Prize Symposium, receive a monetary honorarium, a certificate, and reimbursed travel to the annual Chicago Quantum Summit.  

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Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from any institution who wish to be considered for the Quantum Creators Prize Symposium should submit the following information by September 18, 2023:

  1. A C.V.
  2. A brief research statement (500 words) outlining research interests and achievements.
  3. A brief personal statement (300 words) describing your vision for a future career in STEM research/education and how it has been shaped by your own perspectives and experiences working in the STEM research/education community.
  4. Applicants should also request a recommendation letter from an advisor to be submitted through the link provided here.

Applications are now closed.

The 2023 Quantum Creators Prize Program Committee:

  • Chair: Hannes Bernien, University of Chicago
  • Eric Chitamber, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Jennifer Choy, University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • Dave DeMille, University of Chicago
  • Alex High, University of Chicago
  • Angela Kou, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Roman Kuzmin, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Kathy Levin, University of Chicago
  • Jay Lowell, Boeing Company

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