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CQC2T Deputy Director Lloyd Hollenberg elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy


CQC2T Deputy Director Professor Lloyd Hollenberg

Professor Lloyd Hollenberg, who is Deputy Director of CQC2T, the Thomas Baker Chair at the University of Melbourne, and an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow, has been elected today as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.

Lloyd has created the physical-quantum information basis for a full-scale silicon quantum computer, drawing on his deep understanding of the physics involved. He has achieved major theoretical and experimental advances in the use of nitrogen-vacancy centres in diamond as quantum sensors in physical and biological applications. The Director, Chief Investigators, research staff and students congratulate Lloyd on his achievements.

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CQC2T Director Professor Michelle Simmons elected Fellow of the Royal Society


CQC2T Director Professor Michelle Simmons

The Royal Society of London, the world’s oldest independent scientific academy, announced Professor Michelle Simmons has been elected to receive a Fellowship of the Royal Society.

The fellowship, which is the highest scientific honour bestowed by the academy, is a lifetime membership. Fellowships are awarded to individuals who have been judged to have made a “substantial contribution to the improvement of natural knowledge, including mathematics, engineering science and medical science.”

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