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Quantum Undergraduate Education & Scientific Training

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Quantum Undergraduate Education & Scientific Training

Education and workforce training in quantum information science and technology (QIST) exists primarily at the graduate and postdoctoral positions, with few undergraduate efforts now growing out of these. This workshop aims to maximize the impact of these efforts in undergraduate QIST education by bringing together faculty from the CSU and other Primarily Undergraduate Institutions (PUIs) to learn the state of undergraduate QIST education, identify challenges associated with implementing QIST curriculum at PUIs and to develop strategies and solutions to deal with these challenges. The workshop will be held virtually in June of 2021.

For more information please reach out to Justin Perron or Shahed Sharif

  • Registration

    Thanks to support through the American Physical Society’s Innovation Fund registration for this conference is free. However, there is limited space. To apply to attend please return to this page in the near future. A link to a registration application will be available shortly at this site.
  • Agenda

    Speakers and schedule TBD.
  • Code of Conduct

    All participants will conduct themselves in a professional manner that is welcoming to all participants and free from any form of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation. Participants will treat each other with respect and consideration to create a collegial, inclusive, and professional environment. Creating a supportive environment to enable scientific discourse is the responsibility of all participants.

    Participants will avoid any inappropriate actions or statements based on individual characteristics such as age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, nationality, political affiliation, ability status, educational background, or any other characteristic protected by law. Disruptive or harassing behavior of any kind will not be tolerated. Harassment includes but is not limited to inappropriate or intimidating behavior and language, unwelcome jokes or comments, unwanted attention, offensive images, photography without permission, and stalking.

    Violations of this code of conduct policy should be reported to meeting organizers Justin Perron (jperron@csusm.edu), Charles De Leone (cdeleone@csusm.edu), Shahed Sharif (ssharif@csusm.edu). Sanctions may range from verbal warning, to ejection from the meeting, to notifying appropriate authorities. Retaliation for complaints of inappropriate conduct will not be tolerated. If a participant observes inappropriate comments or actions and personal intervention seems appropriate and safe, they should be considerate of all parties before intervening.