Request for Application for Joint Quantum Institute and Joint Center for Quantum Information in Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park


This request for application is presented to the University of Maryland College Park, a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland, itself a public agency and instrumentality of the State of Maryland, located in College Park, Maryland, (hereinafter referred to as the “University” or “UMCP”). The National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) has a long history of collaboration with the University in research areas such as Atomic, Molecular, and Optical (AMO) Physics; Condensed Matter (CM) Physics, Quantum Physics, and Quantum Information Science (QIS) including its relevance to computer science, mathematics, and engineering. In an effort to continue this collaborative effort, the NIST invites the University to apply for continued support of the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) and the Joint Center for Quantum Information in Computer Science (QuICS), which are joint enterprises between the NIST and the UMCP, with the support and participation of the National Security Agency / Central Security Service Research Directorate (“NSA/CSS RD” or “RD”). The JQI and QuICS are currently institutes/centers with facilities shared by the NIST, the University, and the RD that is primarily housed by the University. The JQI and QuICS in addition to current and future housing receive other resources from the University.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Commerce
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Number of Awards Available
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
The only eligible applicant is the University of Maryland College Park. The proposed award is an institutional award under the Department of Commerce Grants and Cooperative Agreement Manual (March 1, 2013), Chapter 6.A.2., and Chapter 3.A.29.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Christopher Hunton
Management and Program Analyst
Phone 301-975-5718
E-mail Address
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