The announcement comes as the state reaches a 6.88 percent seven-day positivity rate.
IonQ is currently the only quantum computing system working with both Amazon and Microsoft.
The announcement comes as the state sees a spike in COVID-19 cases.
Marinopoulos will begin his role in January.
The virtual event attracted students from six continents.
Climate change can also explain why the fall foliage is a looking a little less vivid this year.
The university's current COVID-19 response includes other virtual initiatives.
Maryland has the 12th highest incidence of Lyme disease among all states.
The program is one of President Pines’ initial goals.