EE Grad Student Neereja Sundaresan, who is advised by Prof. Andrew Houck, is the recipient of this year’s prestigious National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship.
Profs. Gerard Wysocki, Hakan Tureci and Andrew Houck are among the recipients of the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund award. Prof. Wysocki, together with Prof. Daniel Sigman, the Dusenbury Professor of Geological and Geophysical Sciences, have received this award for creating a nitrogen sensor that can monitor environmental change. Profs. Tureci and Houck have received this award for developing a quantum computer which could potentially answer questions currently impossibl
Prof. Andrew Houck received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) at a White House ceremony in December. PECASE is the Nation’s highest honor for professionals at the outset of their independent scientific research careers. The Award, established in 1996, honors the most promising researchers in the Nation within their fields. Nine federal departments and agencies annually nominate scientists and engineers who are at the start of their independent careers a
Prof. Andrew Houck has received the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)’s Young Faculty Award (YFA) for his research on Scanned Probe Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics. This award will support a student to design and construct a new scanned probe tool for studying the interaction between light and matter and for isolating sources of quantum noise in a massively parallel manner.