Dan Stamper-Kurn Honored

Monday, April 30, 2018

Professor Dan Stamper-Kurn has been named a Distinguished Scholar of the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (MPQ) in Garching, Germany. 

The honor is given “in appreciation of his groundbreaking contributions to the field of Ultracold Quantum Gases and Quantum Optics. The “Distinguished Scholar” program aims at broadening and strengthening the relations between the Max Planck Institute and other research institutes worldwide by inviting eminent scientists to work at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics for an extended period of time.” 

Read more about Dan's award here.

Dan has also been elected to receive the Carl Friedrich von Siemens Research Award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

This award fosters international scientists who aspire to a research stay in the Greater Munich area, without any restrictions being placed on the choice of topic or the applicant’s country of origin. The Carl Freidrich von Siemens Foundation seeks to engage a wide variety of connections to scientists throughout the world, and grants fellowships to select researchers solely on the basis of quality criteria.