A new horizon in light-matter control
Presented by Dr. Jun Ye National Institute of Standards and Technology
January 11, 2018875 N. Randolph Street, Arlington, VA Room 30011 pm to 2 pm
Bio: Jun Ye is a Fellow of JILA, a joint institute of NIST and University of Colorado. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, a Fellow of NIST, a Fellow of the American Physical Society, and a Fellow of the Optical Society of America. His research focuses on the frontier of light-matter interactions and includes precision measurement, quantum physics and ultracold matter, optical frequency metrology, and ultrafast science. He has co-authored over 300 scientific papers and has delivered 500 invited talks. Awards and honors include US Presidential Rank (Distinguished) Award, three Gold Medals from the U.S. Commerce Department, Frew Fellowship from the Australian Academy of Science, I. I. Rabi Prize from the American Physical Society, European Frequency and Time Forum Award, Carl Zeiss Research Award, William F. Meggers Award and Adolph Lomb Medal from the Optical Society of America, Arthur S. Flemming Award, Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, Friedrich Wilhem Bessel Award from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and Samuel Wesley Stratton Award from NIST. The research group web page is http://jila.colorado.edu/YeLabs/.