# APS Fellowship

GQI Deadline for APS Fellowship Nomination: Friday, May 1, 2015

APS Fellowship Information

APS Fellowship Information

## APS Fellows Nominated by GQI

**Aspelmeyer, Markus**[2012]

University of Vienna

Citation: For outstanding contributions to experimental quantum information, quantum optics, and quantum foundations, including the first experimental realization of a one-way quantum computer using 4-photon entangled cluster states and the first demonstration of radiation-pressure based cavity cooling of a micromechanical system

**Aspuru-Guzik, Alan**[2012]

Harvard University

Citation: For his contributions at the interface of quantum information and chemistry and biology, including theory and experiment on quantum simulation for molecules, the development of the undertsanding of quantum coherence in photosynthesis, and density functional theory for open quantum systems

**Bravyi, Sergey**[2013]

IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

Citation: For groundbreaking research in topological stabilization of quantum information, including no-go theorems for passive 2d quantum memory, possible 3d memories, and the techniques of magic state distillation and surface codes which have become central to efforts to build a practical quantum computer.

**Chuang, Isaac**[2010]

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Citation: For his breadth and leadership in the field of quantum information science, including important theoretical discoveries and the exploration of experimental implementations.

**D'Ariano, Giacomo M.**[2013]

Univ Degli Studi Di Pavia

Citation: For contributions tot he advancement of Quantum Mechanics, in particular, for conceiving and developing the popular tomography method for quantum states and apparatuses and for developing the method of quantum combs which lead to a first information-theoretic axiomatization of the Quantum Theory.

**Duan, Luming**[2009]

University of Michigan

Citation: For his distinctive contributions to theoretical atomic physics and quantum information; in particular, for his seminal proposals for quantum information protocols involving atom-optical systems.

**Everitt, Henry**[2010]

US Army Missile Command

Citation: For his broad leadership in furthering quantum information science, including the effective stewardship of quantum information programs for the US government and also for his own research in semiconductor optics.

**Farhi, Edward**[2011]

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Citation: For his seminal discoveries of new quantum algorithms and quantum computational paradigms, in particular the quantum walk and quantum adiabatic methods.

**Fuchs, Christopher**[2012]

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Citation: For powerful theorems and lucid expositions that have expanded our understanding of quantum foundations, through his illuminating reformulation of the view that quantum states are states of knowledge, merging the Copenhagen interpretation with the interpre- tation of probabilities as degrees of belief

**Gambetta, Jay M.**[2014]

IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

Citation: For his seminal theoretical contributions to the design, characterization and validation of quantum operations for quantum information processing with superconducting qubits.

**Gottesman, Daniel**[2012]

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Citation: For his pioneering theoretical work on quantum computation and cryptography, in particular laying the foundations of quantum error correction and rigorously extending the theory of fault tolerant quantum computation

**Laflamme, Raymond**[2011]

University of Waterloo

Citation: For his visionary leadership in the field of quantum information science, and for his numerous fundamental contributions to the theoretical foundations and practical implementation of quantum information processing, especially quantum error correction and linear optical quantum computing.

**Lehnert, Konrad**[2013]

University of Colorado

Citation: For developing experimental methods that enable the quantum control and measurement of micro-mechanical oscillators and for developing practical microwave amplifiers that operate at the quantum-limit.

**Leibfried, Dietrich**[2006]

National Institute of Standards and Technology

Citation: For seminal contributions to the field of Quantum Information Processing using trapped ions including the demonstration of high fidelity logic gates and the implementation and application of entangled states.

**Lidar, Daniel**[2007]

University of Soutern California

Citation: For his contributions to the theory of decoherence control of open quantum systems for quantum information processing, especially the decoherence free subspace method.

**Lloyd, Seth**[2007]

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Citation: For seminal contributions to the theory of quantum computation and quantum communication and their physical implementations.

**O'Brien, Jeremy**[2011]

University of Bristol

Citation: For his seminal contributions to quantum optics, in particular for founding contributions to the field of integrated quantum photonics and its applications to quantum information processing and quantum metrology.

**Sanders, Barry C.**[2006]

University of Calgary, Canada

Citation: For contributions to optical quantum information science including optimal quantum measurements, quantum cryptography, and new protocols for quantum information processing.

**Smolin, John**[2011]

IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

Citation: For his profound contributions to the elucidation of phenomena and techniques central to our current understanding of quantum information theory.

**Steffen, Matthias**[2013]

IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

Citation: For seminal contributions to the field of experimental quantum computing, specifically factoring 15 using liquid state NMR techniques and advances in design, coherence, and interactions of superconducting qubits.

**Terhal, Barbara**[2007]

IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

Citation: For her fundamental contributions to the theory of entanglement, quantum information theory, and quantum computational complexity.

**van Enk, Steven**[2010]

University of Oregon

Citation: For pioneering contributions in theoretical quantum information and quantum optics, including entanglement verification, quantum communication and telportation, and angular momentum of photons.

**Viola, Lorenza**[2014]

Dartmouth College

Citation: For seminal contributions at the interface between quantum information theory and quantum statistical mechanics, in particular, methods for decoherence control based on dynamical decoupling and noiseless subsystems and for characterizing entanglement in quantum many-body systems.

**White, Andrew**[2010]

University of Queensland

Citation: For innovative and pioneering contributions to the science and technology of linear-optical quantum information processing.

**Wiseman, Howard**[2011]

Griffith University

Citation: For his seminal contributions to the quantum theory of measurement, particularly to the formulation of continuous measurement, feedback, and control.

**Zanardi, Paolo**[2011]

University of Southern California

Citation: For his profound theoretical contributions at the interface of quantum information processing and condensed matter physics, in particular his pioneering work on noiseless subspaces, holonomic quantum computation, and the fidelity approach to quantum phase transitions.

**Zurek, Wojciech H.**[2009]

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Citation: For his seminal contributions to the theory of quantum decoherence, and his contributions to quantum foundations more generally.