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ATAP Researcher to Participate in Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Kaushalya Jhuria, postdoctoral researcher in ATAP’s Fusion Science & Ion Beam Technology Program, adjusts an ion beam experiment at Berkeley Lab. (Credit: Thor Swift/Berkeley Lab)

By Carl A. Williams, April 4, 2024

Kaushalya Jhuria, a postdoctoral researcher in the Accelerator Technology & Applied Physics Division’s Fusion Science & Ion Beam Technology Program at Berkeley Lab, has been selected to attend the 73rd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. Jhuria will be among 650 young scientists worldwide who will experience and contribute to the unique atmosphere of the meeting, which takes place in Lindau, Germany, from June 30 to July 5.

Being chosen to attend the meeting is not just an honor but a testament to the hard work, dedication, and passion that Jhuria has poured into her research, which focuses on the synthesis and characterization of spin-photon qubits using ion beams, plasmas, and lasers.

“It’s an incredible honor and privilege for me as a young scientist,” she said. “It’s an opportunity that means more than just a chance to meet Nobel laureates; it means joining a global community of bright minds, exchanging ideas, and collaborating on solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges.”

Established in 1951, the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings have evolved into a unique international scientific forum with a global network and far-reaching initiatives. The meetings are a beacon of inspiration, fostering exchange between Nobel Laureates and young scientists and igniting a passion for scientific discovery that transcends borders. They inspire generations of scientists to build sustainable networks of young scientists worldwide, profoundly impacting the global scientific community.

Jhuria said the invitation also reaffirms the Lab’s commitment to fostering excellence and innovation in scientific research. “It’s a chance for me to represent the Lab on an international stage and showcase our dedication to advancing knowledge and positively impacting society. I’m excited to engage with fellow attendees, learn from Nobel laureates, and return to the Lab with fresh perspectives and inspiration to drive my research forward.”

The Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings theme alternates between the three Nobel Prize scientific disciplines: Physics, Chemistry, or Physiology/Medicine. This year’s meeting will be dedicated to physics.

 

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