Quantum researcher Michelle Simmons has been awarded a prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowship and her PhD student has won the 2013 Bragg Gold Medal for Excellence in Physics.
UNSW researchers have proposed a new way to distinguish between quantum bits placed together in a silicon chip, taking them closer to the construction of a large-scale quantum computer.
Thinking small has won quantum computing trail-blazer Professor Michelle Simmons the 2011 NSW Scientist of the Year award.
UNSW scientists have taken a quantum leap into a new era of computing power by building the world's smallest transistor with just seven atoms.
Three UNSW academics have been named 2008 Australian Research Council Federation Fellows by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and the Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Senator Kim Carr.
UNSW scientist Professor Michelle Simmons and two UNSW Business IT graduates have been named among the Bulletin magazine's Smart 100.