An article by Sharmini Pillay appeared today in The Conversation. Please find the full text here.
The KZN node of the South African National Institute for Theoretical Physics (NITheP) has one postdoctoral vacancy in the field of Open Quantum Systems and Quantum Information Processing and Communication (more details).
Professor Subhash Chaturvedi (University of Hyderabad, India) kindly agreed to deliver a lecture series on Phase space description of quantum systems (lecture 1, lecture 2, lecture 3, lecture 4). Professor Chaturvedi will be in Durban until the second week of July.
Dr Adriana Marais, the UKZN PhD student widely known for making it onto the final 100 candidates’ list for the Mars One mission, has been named as one of 15 promising young scientists… Please read th whole article in the latest issue of UKZNDABAonline.
The Scifest Africa -South Africa’s National Science Festival- will take place from 18 to 24 March in Grahamstown. The QRG will be represented by Adriana Marais and Christopher Maxwell. Adriana will give a talk on “Quantum what what” and Christopher will be part of the Bloodhound SSC team and the rocket car competition for learners.
Adriana was named international rising talent at the L’Oréal-UNESCO “For Women in Science” Awards in Paris. Well done Adriana! Below the link to th first article in the Australian Press: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/futures-of-science-named/story-e6frgcjx-1227266878039
APS TV 2015 video about our group can be found here.
Ms Adriana Marais, a PhD candidate at UKZN’s Centre for Quantum Technology, made it into the Mars One final 100 as a result of personal online interviews with Dr Norbert Kraft, the Chief Medical Officer of the mission. Please read the article in NdabaOnline, that you can find here.
The final programme of the QSQW 2014 conference has been published. Please find the final programme of the conference here.
Adriana Marais, Quantum Research Group member and Mars One Round 2 Candidate contributes to the thought revolution at Durban Digital Day 4 November 2014. View the talk on Youtube.