Quantum Information Technology Certificate Program Opens New Doors for Students
The future may present many questions, and CU Denver’s new Quantum Information Technology Certificate Program program holds the promise for many new answers—answers that could reduce the environmental impact of batteries, make food production more efficient, and lower the cost of health care, to name just a few.
Colorado is a worldwide leader in quantum information science and engineering (QISE), an inclusive label encompassing applications such as quantum sensors, quantum communication and networking, quantum materials, and quantum computing. The state’s high concentration of quantum organizations and jobs as well as a recent federal designation as a Regional Technology and Innovation Hub focused on the advancement of the quantum industry present significant opportunity for students with an interest in QISE.
“I come from a humble and small place, and I wanted to experience city culture,” he said. “Coming to Colorado was my first time on an airplane and the first time I have left my country.”