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Postdoc Fellowships: 2024 Bloch Fellowship in

Bloch Postdoctoral Fellowship in Quantum Science and Engineering The Stanford-SLAC Quantum Initiative, Q-FARM, invites applications for the 2024 Bloch Fellowships in Quantum…
Prof. Ben Good

Ben Good named new Faculty Fellow in H&S

Professor Benjamin Good was selected as the Alden H. and Winifred Hubbard Brown Faculty Fellow in H&S.  Congratulations!
Ian Fisher

Ian Fisher named AAAS Fellow

Ian Fisher (Professor of Applied Physics) has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for "distinguished contributions to the field…
Amir Safavi-Naeini and Hubert Stokowski

‘Ruler for light’ could enable detailed

Researchers in Prof. Amir Safavi-Naeini's lab have unveiled a new type of frequency comb, a high-precision measurement device, that is innovatively small, ultra-energy…
Professor Harold Hwang

Harold Hwang awarded 2024 McGroddy Prize for

The American Physical Society recognized the SLAC and Stanford physicist for decades of groundbreaking work studying the strange behavior of electrons at the interfaces between…
Professor Surya Ganguli

Surya Ganguli named Schmidt Science Polymath

Surya Ganguli, associate professor of applied physics and an associate director of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI, has been named to the 2023 cohort of the Schmidt…

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