The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering has announced today that Robert Schoelkopf, Sterling Professor of Applied Physics and Physics and Director of the Yale Quantum Institute, will receive the 2017 Connecticut Medal of Science.
The Medal of Science is Connecticut’s highest honor for scientists and engineers. It is designed to recognize extraordinary achievements in scientific fields crucial to Connecticut’s economic competitiveness and social well-being. Modeled after the National Medal of Science, this award is bestowed by the State of Connecticut in alternate years with the Connecticut Medal of Technology.
The medal will be presented to him at the CASE Annual Meeting and Dinner on May 22 at the University of Connecticut, Storrs. We will share pictures of the event on our website.