The program is intended for excellent PhD students from abroad to spend some time at CWI.
The program will provide housing and a stipend for the guest.
Not only does Yevheniia Cheipesh (former QSC PhD-student) excel at her research, she is also active in outreach and started a collaboration outside her own field during her PhD. Cheipesh has been awarded the first prize in the For Women in Science Rising Talent Prize by L’Oreal, UNESCO and the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities (KHMW) for her outstanding work.
Organizations should start migrating to a quantum-safe environment soon. On 4 April 2023, AIVD, TNO and CWI published a handbook for the migration to quantum-secure communications. Alexandra van Huffelen, State Secretary for digitization, was handed the first copy.
On April 12, His Majesty the King Willem-Alexander and President Emmanuel Macron paid an official visit to our Amsterdam hub for a tour of the Quantum Gases & Quantum Information Lab and a round table on the significance of quantum for European open strategic autonomy.
Source: QDNL news by Juliette de la Rie, 13 April 2023
Frankrijk en Nederland gaan meer samenwerken bij de ontwikkeling van quantumtechnologie. Dat raakt aan hét thema van het staatsbezoek van president Macron: Europese soevereiniteit.
Bron: NRC, Floor Bouma, 13 april 2023
A big congratulations to Anne-Marije, Postdoctoral Researcher at QuTech, on being awarded this year’s Minerva Prize! The prize is awarded yearly by the Netherlands’ Physical Society (NNV) to young and promising women and non-binary physicists who excel at experimental and/or theoretical physics.
Source: QDNL newsletter
On February 23, the Dutch Research Council NWO announced that Stephanie Wehner (PI of QSC) receives a Vici grant. The grant is aimed at senior researchers who have successfully demonstrated the ability to develop their own innovative line of research. Wehner is one of twelve researchers in the Science Domain who receive this grant.
Freek Witteveen, who did his PhD research at QuSoft, has been awarded the Stieltjesprijs for the academic year 2021-2022. In his work he has contributed to the understanding of how to use quantum information theory to better describe many-body physics.
Source: QuSoft, March 3, 2023
The €15m QDNL Participations fund will help researchers turn their technology into VC-investable startups, and support more established companies. Funds are fully committed by Quantum Delta NL, a foundation committed to scaling the Dutch quantum technology ecosystem. ‘Infinity’, a free, on-call support program has also launched to help quantum researchers spin out and raise their first investment.
Source: QDNL News, Martin Bryant
QuSoft wetenschapper Harry Buhrman legt in deze podcast uit hoe deeltjes op hetzelfde moment op twee plaatsen tegelijk kunnen zijn. Deze bizarre eigenschap kan een computer in de toekomst miljoenen keren sneller maken.
Source: Verrukkelijke Wetenschap van Daan en Merlijn Schneiders.