APS-GQI Student Award Winner

Congratulations to Gleb Akselrod from the Kwait Quantum Information Team at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.  He was announced as the winner of the best student page prize in theoretical research at the APS March meeting.

Each year the Topical Group on Quantum Information, Concepts, and Computation (GQI), a member unit of the American Physical Society (APS), presents two student prizes, one for theoretical research and another for experimental research. 

PI sponsors the theoretical research prize, and is pleased to congratulate the 2007 winner, Gleb Akselrod, from the Kwiat Quantum Information Team at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.  He was judged on his presentation skills, content and Q&A during his talk entitled “Numerical Modeling and Optimization of Type-I Entangled-Photon Sources".  The award includes a cash prize of $500 USD and was presented at the American Physical Society’s March meeting.

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