News: Awards

Mon August 31, 2015

School of Science announces 2015 Teaching Prizes for Graduate and Undergraduate Education

Wolfgang Ketterle, the John D. MacArthur Professor of Physics, was awarded a prize for graduate education for his courses 8.421 (Atomic and Optical Physics) and 8.422 (Atomic and Optical Physics II).
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Fri July 31, 2015

Kang-Kuen Ni wins Beckman Young Investigator Award

The 19th ICOLS conference takes place June 8-12 in Hokkaido, Japan, with CUA representation. Vladan Vuletic will report on a joint MIT-Harvard CUA experiment with Mikhail Lukin on switching of light with light using pulses containing only a few hundred photons. For a readable explanation of how to make light interact with light see the...
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Wed January 21, 2015

Kang-Kuen Ni wins AFOSR Young Investigator Program Award

The 19th ICOLS conference takes place June 8-12 in Hokkaido, Japan, with CUA representation. Vladan Vuletic will report on a joint MIT-Harvard CUA experiment with Mikhail Lukin on switching of light with light using pulses containing only a few hundred photons. For a readable explanation of how to make light interact with light see the...
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Thu January 1, 2015

Kang-Kuen Ni awarded 2015 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Physics

The 19th ICOLS conference takes place June 8-12 in Hokkaido, Japan, with CUA representation. Vladan Vuletic will report on a joint MIT-Harvard CUA experiment with Mikhail Lukin on switching of light with light using pulses containing only a few hundred photons. For a readable explanation of how to make light interact with light see the...
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Mon September 1, 2014

Yichao Yu wins 2014 Joel Matthew Orloff Award for Research

The Joel Matthew Orloff Awards were established by Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Orloff in memory of their son Joel, a physics major, who died in an automobile accident shortly after graduation from MIT in 1978. One thousand dollars is awarded to each of several physics majors in the following three categories:
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Mon September 1, 2014

Colin Kennedy wins MIT Martin Deutsch Award

Colin Kennedy was awarded the MIT Martin Deutsch Award for the realization of synthetic gauge fields for neutral atoms.  This prize is awarded to an MIT graduate student in the mid-course of research for study in any area of physics, with preference given to experimental physics. The award was created in honor of Professor Martin...
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Mon November 4, 2013

Professor Daniel Kleppner, 2014 Franklin Institute Laureate

A research collaboration including CUA investigators at Harvard.
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Fri September 13, 2013

Professor Markus Greiner receives the junior BEC Award 2013

A research collaboration including CUA investigators at Harvard.
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Mon April 1, 2013

Matthew Nichols wins NDSEG Fellowship

The Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR) has named Martin Zwierlein, an MIT assistant professor of physics, as one of its 17 new Young Investigators.
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Tue January 15, 2013

The Willis E. Lamb Award for Laser Science and Quantum Optics awarded to Susanne Yelin

This meeting will celebrate Professor Daniel Kleppner’s career of fundamental contributions in physics. An outstanding list of invited speakers will present the most recent and interesting topics in atomic physics.
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