Academic Research

Academic Research Projects

Columbia University

University of Maryland

Project 1

Columbia University Data Science Institute & the Partnership for Public Service


Data and evidence can transform federal agencies.


The Partnership for Public Service (Partnership) and the Columbia University Data Science Institute (DSI) propose a two-year collaboration

Strengthening government’s ability

Empowering agency leaders

Producing bridge-building networks and thought-leadership

Leadership Data Acumen:

Government Data Science Boot Camp:

Federal Data IPA Program:

Thought Leadership and Network Building:

Project 2

University of Maryland: Quantum Technology Center

Quantum Catalyzer, LLC (Q-Cat) was founded in September 2020 with the mission of lowering the barriers to entry for quantum technologies.

Q-Cat’s vision came from the company’s founder, Dr. Ronald L. Walsworth, a world leader in quantum sensing.

Q-Cat creates early-stage quantum companies and empowers them to take their first key steps through expert guidance and essential resources.

IDEA Factory Dedication

October 5, 2023

TDF Board of Directors Visit