6 September 2021
MCQST Scientists at the 2021 Quantum Future Awards
In the PhD category, Dr. Annabelle Bohrdt , who completed her PhD at the Technical University of Munich, won second prize with her thesis on "Probing strongly correlated many-body systems with quantum simulation."
Two MCQST scientists were finalists in the master's category: Benjamin Schiffer of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Üniversität and Esther Cruz Rico of the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (MPQ). Benjamin Schiffer, now a doctoral student at MPQ, won second prize in this category with his thesis "A Variational Quantum Adiabatic Algorithm for Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum Devices".
MCQST wishes a heartfelt congratulations to all finalists and winners of the Quantum Future Awards!
The award ceremony was broadcast live on YouTube. You can view an edited cut of the ceremony here: