Professor Gabriele Grosso Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Grant for Photonics Research

headshot: Gabrielle GrossoProfessor Gabriele Grosso (Physics), a member of the Advanced Science Research Center at The Graduate Center’s (CUNY ASRC) Photonics Initiative, was awarded a highly competitive Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Considered one of NSF’s most prestigious awards, CAREER grants recognize faculty who can serve as role models in research and education and “lead to advances in the mission of their department or organization.” Grosso plans to use the funding, totaling over $537,000, to research new materials for quantum information technology, and to make this sometimes-intimidating field more accessible to students.

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