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JQI and PFC scientists go places. They travel around the world to talk about quantum information. JQI graduate students and postdoctoral scientists move on to other institutions, often expanding quantum research. Read about this and more in People News. To submit items, email eedwards@umd.edu.

Credit: Western Washington University
February 14, 2012 | People News

Charles Clark Gives Two Public Lectures

JQI Fellow and Co-Director Charles Clark recently gave a public lecture titled “Photon, Atom and Neutron: How Quantum Mechanics cracked the Nuclear Code" at the National University of Singapore. While attending the Annual AAAS Meeting, he gave a lecture titled “The Other World as Seen by Animals.” This talk is part of the Western Washington University Physics Department’s “Leaders in Their Field” series. Information on this lecture can be found at http://www.wwu.edu/physics/animalvision.pdf.

February 14, 2012 | People News

Steven Olmschenk Joins Denison University

NRC Postdoctoral Fellow Steven Olmschenk will be joining the faculty at Denison University in August, 2012. Steve was a graduate student in Chris Monroe’s Trapped Ion Quantum Information group. For the last few years he has been a postdoc in the NIST Laser Cooling and Trapping Group. While at NIST he has worked on Trey Porto’s double-well optical lattice experiment. Upon moving to Dension he plans to build an ion trapping experiment.

December 7, 2011 | People News

Steve Rolston Elected AAAS Fellow

JQI Co-Director Steve Rolston has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Other JQI Fellows who are AAAS Fellows include Charles Clark, Paul Lett, Carl Williams, and Alex Dragt.

From Left to Right, JQI Fellows Gretchen Campbell, Charles Clark, William Phillips, and Glenn Solomon.
December 7, 2011 | People News

JQI Fellows Honored by National Institute of Standards and Technology and U.S. Department of Commerce

Four Fellows of the Joint Quantum Institute were recognized by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the U.S. Department of Commerce in the 2011 annual awards ceremonies.

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October 25, 2011 | People News

Charles Clark Receives Government Computer News Award

Government Computer News (GCN) has named NIST's Digital Library of Mathematical Functions as one of 10 GCN Award Winners for "Outstanding Information Technology Achievement in Government" in 2011. The project team, which includes JQI's Charles Clark, will be honored formally at the 24th Annual GCN Awards Gala, October 19, 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner in McLean, Va.

JQI Fellow Jake Taylor
September 27, 2011 | People News

JQI Fellow and NIST Scientist Jacob Taylor Named PECASE Recipient

Three researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will receive the 2010 Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the White House announced on Monday, Sept. 26, 2011. PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers beginning their independent research careers.

2010 Three Arthur S. Flemming award recipients
March 24, 2011 | People News

JQI Fellow Ian Spielman and two NIST Colleagues Win Flemming Award

Three scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have been chosen to receive the Arthur S. Flemming award, recognizing distinguished service in the federal government.

Ian Spileman and Edo Waks receive PECASE award.
November 8, 2010 | People News

JQI Fellows Edo Waks and Ian Spielman Receive PECASE Award

JQI Fellows Edo Waks of the University of Maryland (UMD) and Ian Spielman of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are among 85 scientists and engineers nationally to receive this year's Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The PECASE Award is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers beginning their independent careers.

JQI Fellow Ian Spielman
May 11, 2010 | People News

Spielman Named Outstanding Young Scientist of the Year

JQI Fellow Ian Spielman of NIST has been named the Outstanding Young Scientist for 2010 by the Maryland Academy of Sciences.

JQI's Roman Lutchyn, Pavel Nagornykh, and Benjamin Lee
March 24, 2008 | People News

JQI Culture: Synergies and Opportunities

JQI’s distinctive commitment to integrating research and education courages multiple collaborations and flexible interactions among faculty, postdocs and students.

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