Dr. Kim received his PhD from Prof. Yanhua Shih's Quantum Optics group in 2001. His dissertation, entitled "Two-photon quantum entanglement" detailed his experimental work on such topics as quantum teleportation. Dr. Kim is currently a Professor of Physics at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) in South Korea, where he is the leader of the Quantum Optics and Quantum Information Laboratory.
Dr. Kim's award was based on his pioneering contributions to the field of Quantum Optics and Quantum Computing over the past decade. His current research involves cutting-edge experiments manipulating atoms and photons for quantum information processing applications. For more information about the award, and Dr. Kim's research, please visit: