Stephen was presented the honorary degree at an award ceremony in May. He also presented on Convex Optimization.
Fischer is the lead author of a paper published in Nature Photonics. This work is featured in a special reports section.
Working toward the development of nanoscale lasers and quantum technologies that might someday enable conventional computers to communicate faster and more securely using light instead of electricity.


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In high school, Jelena considered becoming a professor of math or physics. Later, as she pursued her PhD, she decided that her career should include both research and teaching.