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UMD’s Quantum Closeup

Financial News Channel CNBC Focuses on Cutting-Edge Research, Innovation Frontiers

By Maryland Today Staff

Screengrab of Pines on CNBC with caption: "Inside the Race for Quantum Computers"

Eamon Javers, CNBC Washington correspondent, interviews UMD President Darryll J. Pines in the Discovery District.

Photo and video courtesy of CNBC

The University of Maryland’s world-renowned quantum enterprise was front and center throughout today on a series of segments on CNBC.

Correspondents with the cable financial news network spoke to some of UMD’s hundreds of quantum scientists and engineers, interviewed President Darryll J. Pines, toured labs and the Discovery District and delved into a new business environment where a leading quantum computing company based on UMD breakthroughs—IonQ—is making waves.

Watch the video below for some familiar scenes and faces:


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