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taylor2Senior Taylor Lee Patti, triple Physics, Math, and Spanish Major (with a Chemistry Minor), receives Chapman's prestigious Cecil F. Cheverton Award, the highest honor the university awards to only one student annually.

She has 2 peer-reviewed journal publications: one in the field of biochemistry and food science in collaboration with Dr. Rosalee Hellberg, and the other in quantum foundations with Dr. Yakir Aharonov, National Medal of Science recipient and Director of Chapman's Institute for Quantum Studies.

+ - Professor Justin Dressel awarded Wang-Fradkin Professorship

+ - Sandu Popescu elected as Fellow of the Royal Society


sanduDr. Sandu Popescu, Professor of Physics at University of Bristol and a member of Chapman's Institute for Quantum Studies, is among 50 distinguished scientists to have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society.

+ - Cozzarelli Prize Announcement from the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences


pnasCongratulations to Institute for Quantum Studies!

The Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences will bestow the Cozzarelli Prize this year to Yakir Aharonov, Fabrizio Colombo, Sandhu Popescu, Irene Sabadini, Chapman University President Daniele C. Struppa, and Jeff Tollaksen in recognition for their article "Quantum violation of the pigeonhole principle and the nature of quantum correlations."

To read the story behind the science, click here!

+ - Professor Roman Buniy awarded Wang-Fradkin Professorship

+ - QS: M&F - Article of the Year


journalRead the Quantum Studies: Mathematics and Foundations Article of the Year - Heisenberg scaling with weak measurement: a quantum state discrimination point of view.

Congratulations to the authors - Andrew Jordan, Jeff Tollaksen, James Troupe, Justin Dressel, Yakir Aharonov.

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A Few Physics Wonders - Superoscillations series - Divergent series -

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Sir Michael Berry came visiting Chapman campus ready to talk about some of the beautiful things that physicists actually do. Intentionally accessible to anybody, this free and open to the community colloquium uses non-technical language and a multi-media experience. A Few Physics Wonders is generally appealing to an audience interested in science, especially those who find the work of other great physicists, like Einstein or Hawking, inspirational.

Following his fun, standing-room-only popular talk, Sir Michael Berry hosted an open, five-part series of technical seminars focused on Superoscillations, and concluded with a supplementary sixth presentation from his Divergent Series: From Thomas Bayes's Bewilderment to Today's Resurgence Via the Rainbow.

+ - Quantum Conference 2010