Peter Zoller#


Peter Zoller
Email:Peter.Zoller 'at' uibk.ac.at
Membership Number:3637
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:AUSTRIA
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:pzoller
Elected:2013
Homepage: http://www.uibk.ac.at/th-physik/people/staffdb/354190.xml





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2003 - present Scientific Director, Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, Austrian Academy of Science
  • 1994 - present Full Professor in Innsbruck
  • 1991 Full Professor of Physics and JILA Fellow, JILA and Physics Department, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • 1986 Visiting Professor Université de Paris-Sud 11, Orsay.
  • 1981/82 and 1988 Visiting Fellow, Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA), and University of Colorado, Boulder
  • 1980 Research with Dan Walls, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • 1978/79 Max Kade-Postdoc Scholar with Peter Lambropoulos, University of Southern California
  • 1977 Assistant Professor, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University Innsbruck

Fields of Scholarship
  • Quantum physics
  • Theoretical quantum optics and atomic physics
  • Quantum information
  • Quantum computing
  • Quantum simulation
  • Quantum communications

Honours and Awards
  • 2013 Wolf-Prize in Physics
  • 2011 Blaise-Pascal-Medal of the European Academy of Sciences
  • 2011 Hamburg Prize for Theoretical Physics
  • 2010 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics
  • 2009 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Basic Sciences
  • 2006 Dirac-Medal (ICTP Trieste)
  • 2006 6th International Quantum Communication Award
  • 2005 Niels Bohr/UNESCO Gold Medal
  • 2005 Max Planck Medal
  • 2000 Senior Humboldt Award
  • 1998 Schrödinger Prize of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • 1998 Max Born Award
  • 1998 Wittgenstein Award
  • 2012 Honorary doctorate from the Free University of Amsterdam
  • 2011 Member of European Academy of Sciences
  • 2010 Member of Leopoldina
  • 2008 Foreign Associate of the US National Academy of Sciences, USA
  • 2009 Foreign Associate of Spanish Academy of Sciences
  • 2008 Foreign Member of the Royal Academy of Netherlands
  • 2001 Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

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