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CQT congratulates first PhD@CQT student to defend thesis

13 January 2012

Arun becomes first CQT PhD student to defend their thesis.

At 5pm on Wednesday 11 January, CQT PhD student Arun faced a defence of his thesis "Hybrid Quantum Computation". The picture of Arun to the right, taken just after, makes clear the outcome.

CQT congratulates Arun on becoming the first PhD student under the PhD@CQT programme to complete their studies. Arun was supervised by Berge Englert, CQT Principal Investigator and NUS Professor.

Subject to the approval of the University's Board of Graduate Studies, Arun will receive his doctorate, and with it the right to call himself Dr Arun, later this year. He enrolled as an NUS graduate student in 2007, before CQT was established, joining the PhD@CQT programme after it launched in August 2008.

CQT now has some 40 students from all over the world working towards graduate degrees in the exciting and interdisciplinary field of quantum technologies. Information for students interested in applying to the PhD@CQT programme is available via the "Join us" section of the website. Principal Investigators at CQT also supervise some students funded by other sources, such as the NUS Faculty of Science or NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering. More details on the graduate courses available and other resources enjoyed by current students are provided on our website's For Students page.

Find more photos from Arun's thesis defence and the ensuing celebration on CQT's Facebook page.

Arun, CQT PhD student, defends his thesis. CQT PhD student Arun and his supervisor Berge Englert.

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