Gregor Weihs - CV

 

Current Positions

Full Professor of Experimental Physics,
Institute for Experimental Physics, University of Innsbruck

Vice-President Natural Sciences and Engineering
Austrian Science Fund (FWF)

Education & Professional Career

2012-

Associate, Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo

2007-2010

Canada Research Chair in Quantum Photonics

 

2005-2012

Associate Professor, Institute for Quantum Computing & Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo

 

 2004-2005

Assistant, Institute of Experimental Physics, University of Vienna
Completed Habilitation for Experimental Physics (August 31, 2005)

 

2003-2004

Assistant Professor of Research, Institute of Industrial Science, Tokyo University, Group of Prof. Y. Arakawa

 

2001-2004

Consulting Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Group of Prof. Y. Yamamoto

 

2001

Visiting Scientist, ERATO Quantum Computation and Information Project, Tokyo, Japan (July-August)

 

2000

Graduation “Sub Auspiciis Praesidentis Rei Publicae Austriae”
(with special honors by the president of the Austrian republic, March 13)

 

1999

Assistant (Junior Faculty), Institute of Experimental Physics, University of Vienna (April 1)

 

 

Ph. D. oral defense, thesis on
An experiment to test Bell’s inequality under Einstein locality (March 17)

 

 

Invited talk at the centennial meeting of the American Physical Society, Atlanta, USA

 

1998

“Vertragsassistent”, University of Innsbruck with Prof. Anton Zeilinger

 

1997

Research visit to the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, USA and work on Interaction-free measurement

 

1994

Master of Science degree (summa cum laude), University of Innsbruck, thesis on Quantum interferometry with optical fiber multiports (December 17)

 

1993

Internship, Siemens Munich, Germany for
Noise measurements on ultrafast silicon transistors

 

1991

Internship, Siemens Erlangen, Germany for the
Production and characterisation of epitaxial HTSC-layers

 

1986–1989

Participation in the Austrian (winner in 1989) and International Physics Olympiad (silver medal 1989)

Awards &
Distinctions

Canada Research Chair in Quantum Photonics

Early Researcher Award, Province of Ontario

Promotio sub auspiciis praesidentis rei publicae austriae

Loschmidt-prize of the Chemical-Physical Society of Vienna

Award of the Austrian Ministry of Science, Research and Transport

DOC fellowship of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Memberships

American Physical Society, Chemical-Physical Society of Vienna, Austrian Physical Society, Canadian Association of Physicists, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Optical Society of America