Michael Bennett

Michael Bennett

May 26, 2021

Bennett’s focus is on informal physics education, studying participants in the Partnerships for Informal Science Education in the Community (PISEC) as well supporting institutions. He also leads the JILA Physics Frontier Center's outreach initiative and serves as director of education for Q-SEnSE.

Penina Axelrad

Penina Axelrad

Jan. 26, 2021

Axelrad is the Joseph T. Negler Professor and immediate past chair of the Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, as well as a senior investigator at Q-SEnSE, where she is studying applications of quantum technologies and systems for exploration, positioning, navigation and timing.

Sean Shaheen

Sean Shaheen

Dec. 15, 2020

Shaheen currently serves as a professor in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering with a joint appointment at NREL. His research group is particularly interested in quantum materials with unique charge transport and photonic properties for applications in photovoltaics, memory devices and neuromorphic circuits.

Heather Lewandowski

Heather Lewandowski

Nov. 19, 2020

Professor Lewandowski's group studies collisions and reactions of simple cold molecules, with the ultimate goal to understand the quantum mechanical processes involved in making and breaking a chemical bond. Her group aims to control the reacting molecules external and internal degrees of freedom in the quantum regime.

Shuo Sun

Shuo Sun

Oct. 28, 2020

Shuo Sun joined CU Boulder in August 2020 as an assistant professor of physics and JILA Associate Fellow. He studies light-matter interactions at the quantum limit, where single photons can interact with single atoms. These interactions lead to important applications in quantum information science and technology.

Sae Woo Nam

Sae Woo Nam

Aug. 25, 2020

Sae Woo Nam is currently a project leader for the Faint Photonics group at NIST. Manipulating and understanding single photons is key to enhancing and developing new optical systems—particularly for precision measurement, quantum computing, long-distance communications and remote sensing.

Won Park

Wounjhang (Won) Park

July 29, 2020

Professor Park (Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering) joined CU Boulder in 2001. His group studies light-matter interaction in nanoscale materials and structures and develops photonic devices based on them, including biomedical imaging and nano-medicine approaches for cancer treatment.

Leo Radizhovsky

Leo Radizhovsky

June 24, 2020

Professor Radzihovsky has been named a Simons Investigator and a fellow of the American Physical Society. His research focuses on developing theories of a broad range of condensed matter, from quantum liquids and superconductors to disordered systems and degenerate atomic gases.

Xiaobo Yin

Xiaobo Yin

May 22, 2020

Xiaobo Yin’s research focuses on natural and artificial nanoscale materials with unique optical, optoelectronic properties and their potential applications. He received DARPA’s Young Faculty Award in 2015 and co-founded the Center for Experiments on Quantum Materials at CU Boulder in 2016.

Cindy Regal

Cindy Regal

April 29, 2020

Cindy Regal, CUbit's Associate Director for Science, joined CU Boulder in 2010. Her research explores quantum information and optics in isolated quantum systems. In particular, she focuses on manipulating single and few neutral atoms and the quest to control single phonons in mesoscopic mechanical oscillators.

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