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: