Lecture by Prof. Charles Marcus, honored with H.C. Ørsted gold medal

Professor Charles Marcus.
Charles Marcus will give a public lecture on October 19, 2020 at 19:00 in Auditorium 1 in H.C. Ørsted Building.

The Society for the Dissemination of Natural Science is awarding an H.C. Ørsted Gold Medal in physics to Professor Charles Marcus. His research brings the world closer to applied quantum technology, which can become just as revolutionary as Hans Christian Ørsted’s discovery of electromagnetism two centuries ago. The award is made possible with the support of green energy company Ørsted.

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The Society for the Dissemination of Natural Science (SNU) is honouring Charles Marcus, the Villum Kann Rasmussen Professor at the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen and Director of the Copenhagen Microsoft Quantum Lab, with the society’s H.C. Ørsted Gold Medal in physics and an accompanying travel grant of DKK 75,000.The award coincides with the bicentenary of Hans Christian Ørsted’s discovery of electromagnetism. The gold medal and the travel grant were made possible by the support of the energy company Ørsted.

The medal is awarded based on submissions from Danish universities and science institutions, and a committee consisting of five members of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters have reviewed the nominations.

The lecture will also be live-streamed from the Copenhagen University Faculty of Science’s YouTube channel.

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