Alán Named National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellow

Alán was just named as one of seven National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellows (NSSEFF). The NSSEFF program awards grants to top researchers at American universities to perform basic research of strategic importance to the DoD. Alán was selected in the topic area of Quantum Algorithms for a proposal entitled “Practical and Scalable Quantum Simulators for Chemistry and Materials.” This award will provide substantial funding for the quantum information segment of the group. Check out the press release here.