mpq distinguished scholar program

The Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics aims at a close cooperation with eminent scientists worldwide. Therefore a MPQ Distinguished Scholar Program has been launched which offers excellent scientists the possibility of performing research in one of the scientific divisions.

Duration of visit:
Three to six months within a period of up to three years. For the time of his staying at MPQ the scholar will receive an honorary salary which covers the costs of living, travel expenses, etc..

Tasks of MPQ Distinguished Scholars:
MPQ scholars have no formal teaching duties, although they may be asked to give some introductory talks. They will be hosted by the particular MPQ division and are expected to devote their full time to research and collaboration.

Application procedure:
Candidates will be nominated by MPQ directors. No direct application will be accepted.

Selection procedure:
The MPQ directors will select the nominated MPQ scholar. Criterion for selection will be the scientific excellence of the nominee.

The Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics will host up to two Distinguished MPQ Scholars at a given time.

The certificate of honour was handed over to Prof. David Huse (right) by Prof. Ignacio Cirac (left), Head of the Theory Division, at the special seminar on February 3, 2017.

Presentation of the MPQ Distinguished Scholar Document to Prof. David Huse on February 3, 2017

The certificate of honour was handed over to Prof. David Huse (right) by Prof. Ignacio Cirac (left), Head of the Theory Division, at the special seminar on February 3, 2017. [more]
The certificate of honour was handed over to Prof. Eugene Demler (left) by the Managing Director of the MPQ, Prof. Ignacio Cirac (right) at the special seminar on February 5, 2015.

Presentation of the MPQ Distinguished Scholar Document to Prof. Eugene Demler on February 5, 2015

The certificate of honour was handed over to Prof. Eugene Demler (left) by the Managing Director of the MPQ, Prof. Ignacio Cirac (right) at the special seminar on February 5, 2015. [more]
The certificate of honour was handed over to Prof. Jeff Kimble (right) by the Managing Director of the MPQ, Prof. Ignacio Cirac (left) at the colloquium on January 16, 2014.

Presentation of the MPQ Distinguished Scholar Document to Prof. Jeff Kimble on January 16, 2014

The certificate of honour was handed over to Prof. Jeff Kimble (right) by the Managing Director of the MPQ, Prof. Ignacio Cirac (left) at the colloquium on January 16, 2014. [more]
The certificate of honour was handed over to Prof. Peter Zoller (left) by the Managing Director of the MPQ, Prof. Immanuel Bloch (right) at the colloquium on July 3rd, 2012.

Presentation of the MPQ Distinguished Scholar Document to Prof. Peter Zoller on July 3rd, 2012

The certificate of honour was handed over to Prof. Peter Zoller (left) by the Managing Director of the MPQ, Prof. Immanuel Bloch (right) at the colloquium on July 3rd, 2012. [more]
The certificate of honour was handed over to Prof. Nigel Cooper (right) by the Managing Director of the MPQ, Prof. Immanuel Bloch (left) at the colloquium on June 26th, 2012.

Presentation of the MPQ Distinguished Scholar Document to Prof. Nigel Cooper on June 26th, 2012

The certificate of honour was handed over to Prof. Nigel Cooper (right) by the Managing Director of the MPQ, Prof. Immanuel Bloch (left) at the colloquium on June 26th, 2012. [more]
 
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