Audrey Bienfait wins 2019 Michelson Postdoctoral Prize

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.

Previous winners:

1997: Thomas Walther
1998: Christopher A. Fuchs
1999: Joseph Mohr
2000: Keith Schwab
2001: Jonathan Feng
2002: Re’em Sari
2003: Brian DeMarco
2004: Karsten Heeger
2005: Yaroslav Tserkovnyak
2006: Nicole Bell
2007: Adam Bolton
2008: Roberto Trotta
2009: Jonathan Alwall
2010: David Hanneke
2011: Lindley Winslow
2012: Kin Fai Mak
2013: Wei-Cheng Lee
2014: Amar Vutha
2015: Michael Hatridge
2016: Lucile Savary
2017: Liang Wu
2018: Tim Linden