NSF Announces $21.4M in Awards to Expand Capacity in Quantum


(September 19, 2022) Last Friday, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced $21,397,566 in awards for the NSF Expanding Capacity in Quantum Information Science and Engineering (ExpandQISE) program.

“ExpandQISE is a new program advancing the goals of broadening participation and enhancing capacity in quantum information science and engineering, a critical area of modern science and education,” remarked NSF Assistant Director for Mathematical and Physical Sciences Sean L. Jones. “NSF is excited to announce the first awards made through ExpandQISE.”

The ExpandQISE program builds capacity by providing support and resources for QISE-related research at all educational levels. Each team participates in impactful activities that bolster QISE education and workforce development.

The list of awardees is available at NSF’s press release at https://beta.nsf.gov/news/nsf-announces-increased-support-capacity-building-quantum-information-science-and-engineering.