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Duke ECE Magazine 2021-2022: Innovation & Entrepreneurship

AI, Quantum Computing and Inclusive Computing Make Huge Strides in 2021

October 8, 2021

Duke ECE launches three new centers in AI and inclusive computing and joins a national collaborative to advance quantum technologies

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$20M from NSF Establishes Athena Center for AI

Athena seeks to advance next-generation mobile networks and make fast, secure edge computing accessible to more users

Nicki Washington and Shaundra Daily

Duke Professors to Lead Nationwide Effort to Diversify Participation in Computing

New $10 million grant looks to increase computing entry, retention and degree completion rates of students from historically underrepresented groups

Robert Cslderbank and vahid Tarokh

Duke Leads New $5M Air Force Center of Excellence

National initiative will develop AI-informed communication and networking protocols fast and reliable enough to handle Air Force requirements

Jyothi Saraladevi, a Postdoctoral Associate in the Brown Lab works on a quantum computer setup

Duke Engineers Join $25M Quantum Leap Challenge Institute

The Duke Quantum Center's devices will be the main experimental resource in the collaborative NSF program, which is led by the University of Maryland