PI Welcomes Associate Member Adrian Kent


Perimeter Institute is very pleased to announce that Adrian Kent has joined its faculty as an associate member.

Perimeter Institute is very pleased to announce that Adrian Kent has joined its faculty as an associate member. Adrian's current research interests are in the foundations of physics, quantum cryptography and quantum information theory. Adrian was previously an Enrico Fermi postdoctoral fellow at the University of Chicago, a member of the Institute for Advanced Study, and a Royal Society University Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge, where he is currently Reader in Quantum Physics.

Adrian comments on his appointment, "PI's particular focus on foundational questions in physics has made an enormous difference to the global theoretical physics scene. I am honoured and delighted to have the opportunity to be associated with PI, and to contribute to its unique research environment."

Rob Myers, Interim Scientific Director, notes, "We are all delighted with Adrian's appointment at Perimeter. He is a marvelous addition for our research efforts in both quantum foundations and quantum information."

About Perimeter Institute

Perimeter Institute is the world’s largest research hub devoted to theoretical physics. The independent Institute was founded in 1999 to foster breakthroughs in the fundamental understanding of our universe, from the smallest particles to the entire cosmos. Research at Perimeter is motivated by the understanding that fundamental science advances human knowledge and catalyzes innovation, and that today’s theoretical physics is tomorrow’s technology. Located in the Region of Waterloo, the not-for-profit Institute is a unique public-private endeavour, including the Governments of Ontario and Canada, that enables cutting-edge research, trains the next generation of scientific pioneers, and shares the power of physics through award-winning educational outreach and public engagement. 
 

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