Gershon Kurizki#

Gershon Kurizki
Membership Number:6487
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:ISRAEL

Present and Previous Positions
  • 1997 - present Professor, Theoretical Quantum Optics Chair, Chemical & Biological Physics Dept., Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS), Israel
  • 2017 - 2022 Visiting Professor, Shanghai University, Center for Artificial Quantum Intelligence
  • 1991 - 1997 Associate Professor (Tenured), Chemical Physics Department, WIS, Israel
  • 1985 - 1991 Tenure Track Position at Chemical Physics Department, WIS, Israel

Fields of Scholarship
  • Quantum optical solitons
  • Coherent control in semiconductors
  • Quantum measurements for state engineering
  • Superluminal light propagation
  • Control of quantum thermodynamics
  • Control of open quantum systems and decoherence
  • Engineering of quantum field-matter interactions and dispersion forces in confined media

Honours and Awards
  • 2009 The Humboldt-Meitner Award, Germany: "In recognition of his exceptional achievements in quantum optics, his ground-breaking contributions to the control of decoherence and his pioneering investigations of the Zeno and anti-Zeno effects in quantum open systems."
  • 2008 The Lamb Award in Laser Physics and Quantum Optics, Physics of Quantum Electronics, USA: "For his discovery of the anti-Zeno effect and his pioneering contributions to the theory of quantum measurements and decoherence control in quantum open systems "
  • 2004 Elected Fellow, British Institute of Physics
  • 2002 Elected Fellow, American Physical Society "For discovering innovative approaches to the control of the quantum properties of fields interacting with matter"
  • 1999 Elected Fellow, Optical Society of America

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