John Preskill, Richard P. Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and Director of the Institute for Quantum Information and Matter (IQIM), is awarded as Distinguished Lecturer by MCQST. The prize is acknowledging John Preskill’s scientific achievements in the field of quantum information theory as well as his engagement to communicate recent developments in quantum science and technology to a broader public.
As Distinguished Lecturer, John Preskill gave three different presentations during his visit to MCQST, each specially targeted to a different audience: a talk at the Ehrensaal of the Deutsches Museum for the public interested in scientific discoveries and developments, a Colloquium for the local scientific community, as well as a more specialized seminar for researchers working in the same field.
The award ceremony took place during the event on 7 October 2019 at Deutsches Museum.
Visiting Caltech Professor, John Preskill will kick-off the MCQST Colloquium Series.