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Pioneer physicist joins elite academy

Pioneer physicist joins elite academy

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Congratulations to ARC Laureate fellow and Scientia Professor of Physics, Michelle Simmons, who has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Professor Simmons is Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology at The University of New South Wales.

There are currently only ten Australian Foreign Honorary Members of the Academy.

ARC CEO Professor Aidan Byrne has commended Professor Simmons on this prestigious election.

"This election acknowledges Professor Simmons's outstanding contribution to Australian knowledge and innovation, particularly through her ongoing leadership, teaching and world-first research breakthroughs with the ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology."

 

Image Credit: L'Oréal

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