Prof. Wootters Wins APS Prize (2007)

The American Physical Society has announced that Prof. Bill Wootters is the 2007 recipient of its Prize for a Faculty Member for Research in an Undergraduate Institution. The APS cited Wootters “for his pioneering work on quantum teleportation, his widely cited contributions to quantum information theory, and his prolific engagement of undergraduate students in this research at the foundation of quantum mechanics.”

During 22 years, the APS has awarded this prize to 23 physicists. Wootters joins Williams professor emeritus Stuart Crampton, the 1989 prize winner.

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