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  • Deborah Jin Wins L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award | JILA-PFC
    Sites JILA Home Deborah Jin Wins L Oréal UNESCO For Women in Science Award Back to News Published 08 27 2013 Deborah Jin in the Cold Molecule Lab Credit Glen Asakawa University Communications The U S Department of Energy today announced the members of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board SEAB The nineteen member board comprised of scientists business executives academics and former government officials will serve as an independent

    Original URL path: http://jila-pfc.colorado.edu/news/deborah-jin-wins-l%E2%80%99or%C3%A9al-unesco-women-science-award (2016-04-29)
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  • David Nesbitt honored with 2013 Pacesetter Award for his work in Science Education | JILA-PFC
    Pacesetter Award in the science category For nineteen years David has spent one Saturday each month teaching youngsters who range in age from 8 to 17 and their parents all about the wonders of science In 1994 he took over as director of the CU Wizards program and has greatly expanded the range of scientific topics The annual Pacesetter Award has been presented by the publisher and editor of the

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  • James Thompson Awarded Department of Commerce Bronze Medal | JILA-PFC
    News Published 08 07 2013 James Thompson Credit JILA James Thompson has been named the winner of a 2013 Department of Commerce Bronze Medal for his work on pioneering superradiant lasers The superradiant laser is a quantum device that emits coherent lasing photons The DoC Bronze Medal is the highest honor the NIST Director can bestow upon NIST staff for outstanding accomplishments The Bronze Medal citation reads For pioneering the

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  • Ana Maria Rey Wins “Great Minds in STEM” Most Promising Scientist Award | JILA-PFC
    the Community PISEC Education Research Community Outreach News Research Highlights Center News JILA PFC Search form Search Advanced Other JILA Sites JILA Home Ana Maria Rey Wins Great Minds in STEM Most Promising Scientist Award Back to News Published 08 01 2013 Ana Maria Rey on the University of Colorado campus Credit JILA Theorist Ana Maria Rey has been given the 2013 Great Minds in STEM Most Promising Scientist Award The honor is also known as the HENAAC Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference Award The Most Promising Scientist Award is an early career award for Hispanic American researchers Rey is a top young AMO theorist who has made important contributions to NIST and JILA in the fields of ultracold atoms ultracold molecules atomic clocks quantum information and other areas Rey and her group often get directly involved in planning the details of experiments Their work has made possible many breakthroughs in AMO physics precision measurement and quantum simulation The Rey group is well known for its insightful suggestions for improving laboratory experiments Rey came to JILA in 2008 as a Columbian citizen with the intention of becoming a NIST employee when she receives U S citizenship within the next

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  • Henry Kapteyn Elected as a Member of the National Academy of Sciences | JILA-PFC
    Back to News Published 04 30 2013 Henry Kapteyn JILA Fellow Photo Credit University of Colorado Henry Kapteyn has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Sciences the academy announced on April 30 2013 Kapteyn joins seven other members of the JILA faculty as members of the academy They include John Hall 1984 Carl Wieman 1995 Eric Cornell 2000 Margaret Murnane 2004 Deborah Jin 2005 and Jun Ye 2011 NIST Nobel Laureate Dave Wineland and CU Physics Professors Noel Clark and John Wahr are also academy members Kapteyn s research interests include the development of new light sources at short wavelengths and their use in studies of dynamic processes in material and chemical systems Kapteyn recently developed high energy ultrashort pulse laser technology in collaboration with Margaret Murnane The new technology makes it possible to generate coherent extreme ultraviolet and soft x ray bursts of femtosecond and attosecond duration The Kapteyn Murnane group invented the first sub 10 femtosecond modelocked Ti sapphire laser that is now a standard fixture in thousands of laboratories around the world The group also developed technologies to amplify very short pulses to high peak powers These new technologies have been adopted worldwide for

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  • David Nesbitt Elected as 2013 Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences | JILA-PFC
    Academy of Arts and Sciences Back to News Published 04 24 2013 David Nesbitt JILA Fellow David Nesbitt has been elected as a 2013 member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences He joins some of the world s most accomplished leaders from academia business public affairs the humanities and the arts including JILA Fellows Carl Lineberger Eric Cornell Margaret Murnane and Deborah Jin Fellow emeritus Carl Wieman and such luminaries as George Washington Benjamin Franklin Daniel Webster Ralph Waldo Emerson Albert Einstein and Winston Churchill Our deepest congratulations go out to David from all of JILA for his recognition by the academy said JILA Chair Murray Holland David has made seminal contributions to diverse fields of both chemistry and physics including laser spectroscopy gas phase reaction dynamics nanomaterials and single molecule biophysics His election to this prestigious honorary society is well deserved The American Academy of Arts and Sciences Class of 2013 also includes Bruce Springsteen Robert DeNiro Annie Dillard Pete Seeger Herbie Hancock Sally Field Rene Fleming John Glenn and 2012 Nobel Laureate Dave Wineland of NIST Boulder Nesbitt joins one of the nation s most prestigious organizations which is also a leading center for independent policy

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  • Margaret Murnane Elected Honorary Member of the Royal Irish Academy | JILA-PFC
    Academy Back to News Published 04 17 2013 JILA Fellow Dr Margaret Murnane Photo Credit University of Colorado Margaret Murnane was elected an Honory Member of the Royal Irish Academy in March of 2013 She was nominated for the honor by Professor Eugene Kennedy MRIA and Professor Luke Drury MRIA Murnane is a Fellow of JILA and a Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Physics and Electrical and Computer Engineering

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  • Deborah Jin to be honored as 2013 L'Oréal-UNESCO Awards Laureate for North America | JILA-PFC
    PISEC Education Research Community Outreach News Research Highlights Center News JILA PFC Search form Search Advanced Other JILA Sites JILA Home Deborah Jin to be honored as 2013 L Oréal UNESCO Awards Laureate for North America Back to News Published 03 26 2013 JILA Fellow Deborah Jin in her laboratory Credit L Oréal UNESCO On Thursday March 28 Deborah Jin will be honored in a ceremony at the Sorbonne in Paris as the 2013 L Oréal UNESCO Awards Laureate for North America as part of the L Oréal UNESCO For Women in Science program One of five 2013 regional laureates she was cited for being the first scientist in the world to create near absolute zero temperature potassium rubidium KRb molecules that allow her and colleagues to slow chemical reactions down in order to see what goes on during molecular processes Dr Jin explained to L Oréal UNESCO Finding ways to use new knowledge coming from this field could potentially transform society The study of ultra cold molecules could lead to new precision measurement tools new methods for quantum computing and help us better understand materials that are essential to technology Since its founding in 1998 the L Oréal UNESCO

    Original URL path: http://jila-pfc.colorado.edu/news/deborah-jin-be-honored-2013-lor%C3%A9al-unesco-awards-laureate-north-america (2016-04-29)
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