Audrey Bienfait wins Michelson Postdoctoral Prize

Audrey Bienfait

The 2019 Michelson Postdoctoral Prize was awarded to Audrey Bienfait for her ground breaking experiments demonstrating the quantum limit of sensitivity in electron spin resonance and entangling superconducting bits using phonons. Dr Bienfait will be in residence the week of Feb 17, 2020. During her stay she will give three seminars and the Physics colloquium (schedule of talks here).

The Michelson Postdoctoral Prize is an international award presented by the Physics Department at CWRU to an outstanding postdoctoral researcher in any subfield of physics. Dr Bienfait is the twenty third recipient of the award. She has a PhD in Physics from the Universite Paris-Saclay and she did her postdoctoral work at the Institute of Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago. Dr Bienfait is now a faculty member at Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon in France.