Dr Yaseera Ismail joins Quantum@SUN

We are very pleased to announce that Dr Yaseera Ismail has joined Quantum@SUN as of 1 Jan 2024, after being appointed Senior Lecturer at Stellenbosch University.

Dr Ismail specialises in the development of quantum technologies, particularly in the field of quantum information science. She is an experimentalist developing quantum optical tools for the advancement of free-space, long-range secure quantum communication.

She received the 2016 TechWomen Emerging Leader Award and is a 2018 Optica (formerly Optical Society of America (OSA)) Ambassador. She serves on the editorial board of the Scientific Reports Journal and is Optica’s Vice President on the International Commission for Optics, which was established in 1947. She was the 2023 committee Chair of the Theodor W. Hänsch Prize in Quantum Optics and is the Chair of the International Commission for Optics Education Committee for Strategic linkages on the African Continent. She also serves on the selection committee for the Optica Amplifying Scholarship.

We wish to congratulate Dr Ismail on her new position at Stellenbosch University and anticipate much success within her new role.

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