October 2023 News

Congratulations to Lucy Yu!

Lucy Yu successfully defended her thesis, titled “Toward the Quantum Control of the Motional State of Superfluid 4He in a Optomechanical Resonator” on October 24th, 2023.

Thesis Advisor: Jack Harris

Congratulations to Alec Eickbusch!

Alec Eickbusch successfully defended his PhD thesis, titled “Quantum Control and Error Correction of Grid States in a Superconducting Oscillator” on October 26th, 2023.

Thesis Advisor: Michel Devoret

Shruti Puri Wins APS Award in Quantum Computing

The American Physical Society (APS) has awarded Prof. Shruti Puri the 2024 Rolf Landauer and Charles H. Bennett Award in Quantum Computing, the premier early career award in the field of quantum information. 

This award recognizes recent outstanding contributions in quantum information science, especially using quantum effects to perform computational and information-processing tasks that would be impossible or infeasible by purely classical means. 

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Congratulations to Suhas Ganjam!

Suhas Ganjam successfully defended his PhD thesis, titled “Improving the Coherence of Superconducting Quantum Circuits through Loss Characterization and Design Optimization on October 18th, 2023. 

Thesis Advisor: Prof. Robert Schoelkopf