Lamar Smith

National Quantum Initiative Act passes the House


The goal is to develop a cohesive national strategy for research into quantum information science (QIS).

National Quantum Initiative would cost $1.1B over 4 years, CBO says


CBO officials said the bulk of the costs would come from increased QIS education and research funding to the Department of Energy, NIST and NSF.

House Science chairman debuts plan for National Quantum Initiative


The National Quantum Initiative Act is intended to advance the nation’s development of the emerging technology, which could bring big advancements in computing power.

National Quantum Initiative bill is coming soon, House Science chairman says


Republican Rep. Lamar Smith wants to foster a collaborative framework for government, industry and academia to handle developments in quantum computing.

NSF and congressional leaders fret declining R&D budget with China on the rise


Congressional leaders lamented that while the NSF’s budget remains at 2017 levels, the Chinese are committing more R&D resources to emerging technologies.