Quantum computing

Dr. José-Marie Griffiths, president of Dakota State University, briefs state lawmakers about quantum computing on Jan 23, 2024. (Joshua Haiar/South Dakota Searchlight)

$6 million quantum computing center earns first legislative endorsement

BY: - January 25, 2024

PIERRE — A committee of lawmakers endorsed a bill Thursday aimed at advancing the state’s position in the burgeoning field of quantum computing.  The South Dakota Senate Education Committee approved the bill 6-0 with one member excused and sent it to the Legislature’s budget committee for further deliberation. Introduced at the behest of the Board […]

Futuristic circuit board on a dark blue background. (Getty Images illustration)

Budget proposal includes $6 million for quantum computing center

BY: - December 5, 2023

PIERRE — Several state universities would share $6 million in funding to collaborate on research into quantum computing, if a proposal from the governor is adopted by legislators. Gov. Kristi Noem proposed the funding Tuesday during her annual budget speech at the Capitol. “Quantum computing uses the physical properties of subatomic particles to hold a […]