Awards

Quantum Communication Award

The International Quantum Communication Award for outstanding achievements in quantum communication research is presented at each QCMC. This year, the Award Committee announces the awards go to:

Rainer Blatt Rainer Blatt (Universität Innsbruck, Austria)
“For his pioneering experiments on quantum information processing
with trapped ions and photons”


Artur Ekert Artur Ekert (Centre for Quantum Technologies, NUS, Singapore & University of Oxford, UK)
“For his pioneering work on quantum cryptography and
outstanding contributions to quantum information science ”.



The certificates will be presented during the conference dinner and the QCMC Award Session will take place on Friday.

Previous laureates:
1996: Charles Bennett, Carl Helstrom, Alexander Holevo, Horace Yuen
1998: Jeffrey Kimble, Peter Shor
2000: Paul Benioff, Christopher Monroe, David Wineland
2002: David Deutsch, Serge Haroche, Benjamin Schumacher
2004: Richard Jozsa, Prem Kumar
2006: Ignacio Cirac, Philippe Grangier, William Wootters, Peter Zoller
2008: Jeffrey Shapiro, Akira Furusawa, Anton Zeilinger
2010: Gerard Milburn, Masanao Ozawa, Christopher Fuchs, Alexander Lvovsky
2012: Jian-Wei Pan, Seth Lloyd
2014: Nicolas Gisin, Reinhard Werner

QCMC Award Committee:
Masahide Sasaki, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Quantum ICT Laboratory, Japan (Chair of the Steering Committee) Award Committee Chair
Joerg Schmiedmayer, Vienna Center for Quantum Science and Technology, Austria (Steering Vice-Chair)
Giacomo Mauro D'Ariano, Università degli Studi di Pavia, Italy (Steering Past Chair)
Jian-Wei Pan, University of Science and Technology of China, China (Past Principal organizer QCMC)
Valerio Scarani, Centre for Quantum Technologies, NUS, Singapore (Current principal organizer QCMC)


Best Poster Award

The major criterion will be, apart from the scientific results, the quality of the presentation on the poster.

 

Sponsors:

   
QCMC 2016 Centre for quantum technologies National University of Singapore