Christopher Monroe, the Bice Zorn Professor of Physics and a Fellow in the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science (QuICS), has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
Monroe is one of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates elected in 2016, joining a select group of 2,291 scientists around the country recognized for their influential research and elected by their peers. Monroe is a scientific leader in trapping atomic ions and using their quantum properties for novel information processing tasks.
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QuICS is a partnership between the University of Maryland and the National Institute of Standards and Technology. It is one of 16 centers and labs in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies.