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Georgetown Professor Helps Create Workshop That Makes Quantum Education More Accessible

May 19th, 2020

Jim Freericks, professor in the Department of Physics and McDevitt Chair, collaborated with the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to create a virtual workshop hosted by the Harvard University, Center for Integrated Quantum Materials (CIQM) in March of 2020. Entitled “Key Concepts for Future Quantum Information Science Learners,” the workshop was designed to identify essential concepts for future curricular and educator activities that will help K-12 students engage with quantum information science (QIS).

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