The 2020 Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) Herzberg Medal is awarded to CRPuO member Ebrahim Karimi

Posted on Friday, November 20, 2020

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Prof. Ebrahim Karimi

Ebrahim Karimi, Assistant Professor with the Department of Physics, Canada Research Chair (T2) in Structured Light and member of the CRPuO, is the 2020 recipient of the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) Herzberg Medal.

This award, which recognizes outstanding achievement by an early-career Canadian physicist, was awarded to Prof. Karimi for “his innovative leadership in developing structured quantum waves for applications to quantum communication and computation, microscopy and materials science.” (CAP, 2020).

You can read more about Prof. Karimi’s contributions to the field of Physics as well as the history of the Herzberg Medal and CAP here.

Congratulations to Prof. Karimi on this well deserved recognition!



Canadian Association of Physicists (2020, November 20). CAP Press Release - The 2020 CAP Herzberg Medal is awarded to Ebrahim Karimi.

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