Quantum Science Blog

28-Oct-2021

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Hubert Filser
Theodor Hänsch: A Lifetime of Curiosity
Interview

Professor Dr. Theodor Hänsch celebrates his 80th birthday on 30. Oct, 2021. What does the life of a Nobel Prize Winner look like? Science journalist Hubert Filser sat down with Prof. Hänsch to talk about a lifetime of scientific curiosity, his encounters with Steve Jobs, and why his work is not yet finished.

21-Sep-2021

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Ian Stewart
On the verge of a new paradigm
Distinguished postdoc MCQST community

Viviana Villafañe | Meet the MCQSTians: they are curious about science and passionate about their research, have diverse careers paths, work in inter-disciplinary teams, and are at the forefront of the second quantum revolution. In this series, we regularly feature members of the MCQST community.

7-Sep-2021

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Anca Ionescu
Coming to Munich was an easy decision
MCQST community START fellowship

Nathan Wilson | Meet the MCQSTians: they are curious about science and passionate about their research, have diverse careers paths, work in interdisciplinary teams, and are at the forefront of the second quantum revolution. In this series, we regularly feature members of the MCQST community.

14-Jun-2021

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Anca Ionescu
Be open-minded. Be honest. Be motivated.
MCQST community START fellowship

Nadezhda Kukharchyk | Meet the MCQSTians: they are curious about science and passionate about their research, have diverse careers paths, work in inter-disciplinary teams and are at the forefront of the second quantum revolution. In this series, we regularly feature members of the MCQST community.

15-Sep-2020

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Hubert Filser
Searching the big answers
Interview START fellowship

Fabian Grusdt , one of the first MCQST START Fellows, has received the prestigious Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). Science journalist Hubert Filser has interviewed Fabian on his passion for physics, career, and future plans.

26-May-2020

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Barbara Tautz
Diversity Day 2020
Diversity

26 May 2020 marks the 8th Diversity Day - an initiative by Charta der Vielfalt. At MCQST we would like to take this opportunity to further raise awareness on the benefits of a diverse workplace and society.

31-Mar-2020

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Felicitas Mokler
Building the way to the quantum computer
Interview Quantum computer

Dr. Marissa Giustina, senior research scientist and quantum electronics engineer in the Google AI Quantum team, kicked-off the MCQST Women in Quantum Science and Technology (QST) series on 13.09.2019. Science journalist Felicitas Mokler attended the event and sat down and talked with Marissa about her work and her path towards research. We invite you to discover the entire interview.

6-Mar-2020

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Barbara Tautz
Is it still necessary to attract attention to inequalities between men and women?
Diversity MCQST community

Worldwide the 8th of March is recognized as International Women’s Day. The main reason and significance behind this celebration comes from a desire to encourage and grow civil awareness. We draw inspiration from this and we have asked ourselves: is it still necessary to celebrate women and attract attention to inequalities and injustices between men and women?

19-Nov-2019

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Frank Grotelüschen
John Preskill
Interview Quantum computer

In October 2019, John Preskill visited the QST community in Munich. On this occasion, MCQST awarded him as Distinguished Lecturer . The prize acknowledges Preskill’s scientific achievements in the field of quantum information theory as well as his engagement to communicate recent developments in quantum science and technology to a broader public. On this occasion, science journalist Frank Grotelüschen held an interview with John Preskill on behalf of MCQST.

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