Chairs, Professorships, and Faculty Scholars

Chair: John Bardeen Endowed Chair in
Electrical and Computer Engineering and Physics

Paul G. Kwiat

ECE Professor Paul G. Kwiat

Paul G. Kwiat received his Ph. D. from the University of California, Berkeley , spent two years as a postdoc in Austria, and then joined Los Alamos National Laboratory as an Oppenheimer Fellow. In January 2001 he assumed the role of Bardeen Chair in Physics, at the University of Illinois, in Urbana-Champaign. A Fellow of the American Physical Society and the Optical Society of America, he has given invited talks at numerous national and international conferences, and has authored over 100 articles on various topics in quantum optics and quantum information, including several review articles. He has done pioneering research on the phenomena of quantum interrogation, quantum erasure, and optical implementations of quantum information protocols.