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2015 IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Optics
Dr Frank Koppens from ICFO – The Institute of Photonic Sciences in Castelldefels (Barcelona), Spain – was awarded the 2015 IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Optics for “his remarkable, outstanding, groundbreaking, pioneering and numerous contributions to Nano-Optoelectronics”..
Dr Koppens conducted his PhD research in Delft under the supervision of Leo Kouwenhoven and Lieven Vandersypen, one of the top scientists working on quantum information processing with spins. In recognition of this achievement, he was awarded the prestigious Huygens prize for his ground-breaking work on quantum technologies”. After his PhD, Dr Koppens obtained a postdoctoral position at Harvard with a prestigious IQC fellowship.
17 - 21 May 2016, Hannover, Germany