January 2024 News

Yu He Receives Air Force Young Investigators Award

Two Yale Engineering faculty members — Yu He and Marynel Vazquez  — received awards from the 2023 Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Research Program.

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Devoret, Schoelkopf awarded Comstock Prize in Physics for quantum advances

The National Academy of Sciences recognized Michel Devoret and Robert Schoelkopf for their innovative work in quantum information processing.

The Comstock Prize is awarded once every five years to one or more North American physicists whose recent work includes an innovative discovery or investigation in electricity, magnetism, or radiant energy. Many previous recipients of the prize, first awarded in 1913, have gone on to become Nobel laureates.

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Yale’s quantum computing journey — 20 years and counting

Yale’s Robert Schoelkopf, Michel Devoret, and Steven Girvin reflect on their trailblazing approach to quantum computing research.

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Insights into the Metal-to-Insulator Transition

Prof. Yu He led a study, published in Physical Review Research, that brings a clearer focus on how these transitions can take place without breaking any symmetry in these materials.

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