Huanqian takes part in several industry outreach activities this month. Besides giving an invited talk at an online seminar organized by SGInnovate and Japan Science and Technology Agency, she also begins serving her second term as a council member of the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Quantum Applications.
We bid farewell to Wei Hong, who is starting his PhD studies at Northwestern University. Take care, Wei Hong!
We welcome three new students: Luheng from Peking University and Weikun from Zhejiang University join us as first year PhD students, and Siaw Wei joins us as a UROPS student.
Wen Jun joins our group as an undergraduate intern. Welcome!
We are back in business after a two-month COVID shutdown. We got our MOT back at the same brightness in pretty much the same position as before the shutdown, almost immediately after we fired everything back up. Kudos to Xiu Quan, Mujahid, and Krishna for working hard to build a stable machine!
Huanqian gives a public Zoom talk to junior college students on “The Quantum Race to Surpass Supercomputers”.
An Qu, formerly from the group of Jean Dalibard at Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, joins us as a postdoc. Welcome!
Huanqian is honored to be recognized as one of the 15 ‘International Rising Talents’ among 260 fellows worldwide by L’Oréal and UNESCO. Here is the press release from L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO, announced on the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, with additional news reporting by Asian Scientist, NUS News, and CQT. NUS news reporting in Chinese is available here.
Congratulations to Xiu Quan on earning his Master’s degree, after much hard work and a beautiful thesis!
We throw a farewell party for Swarup, as he moves on to greener (or rather, bluer) pastures in the group of David Wilkowski, NTU. Best wishes, Swarup!
Huanqian is honored to serve on the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Quantum Computing. She heads to Dubai for a 2-day brainstorming session with fellow council members at the WEF GFC annual meeting.
Huanqian chats with John Yip over the Channel NewsAsia CNA938 airwaves about quantum simulators during the Saturday night “Science and Technology” session.
Huanqian gives an invited talk at the OSA/APS Frontiers in Optics conference in Washington DC and a poster at the BEC 2019 conference in Spain. Swarup presents a poster at the “Long Range Interactions” workshop in France. Thanks to everyone in the community for the stimulating discussions!