Professor Ignacio Cirac receives the Niels Bohr Institute Medal of Honour

Niels Bohr Institutet
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20. februar 2013

Ignacio Cirac is the Director of the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics in Garching near Munich in Germany. He is being awarded the Niels Bohr Institute Medal of Honour in recognition of his truly outstanding contribution to the development of new theories about the future of information networks based on the laws of quantum mechanics.

"Ignacio Cirac is one of the pioneers in the quantum computing and quantum information theory and the Niels Bohr Institute wants to honour this very active and up and coming researcher with the Niels Bohr Institute Medal of Honour,” says Professor Robert Feidenhans'l, Director of the Niels Bohr Institute.