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UW physicist Jiun-Haw Chu named Packard Fellow for research on quantum materials

Submitted by Shane D Debolt on November 6, 2018 - 11:02am
Jiun-Haw Chu UW Profile

Jiun-Haw Chu, a University of Washington assistant professor of physics and faculty member at the UW’s Clean Energy Institute, has been named a 2018 Packard Fellow by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation for his research on quantum materials — substances that exhibit novel combinations of quantum-mechanical properties that could one day transform information technology. As a Packard Fellow, Chu will receive $875,000 in research funding over five years.

“It was quite a surprise — and an honor — to receive a Packard Fellowship,” said Chu.

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