25 April 2010 IBM Faculty Award

Prof. Valerio Pruneri

ICFO Prof. Valerio Pruneri awarded one of the prestigious prizes in their 2010 edition. ICREA Prof. Valerio Pruneri leads at ICFO the Optoelectronics research group, focused on applied research topics and involved in about ten industrial projects in areas including optical telecommunication, sensing, aerospace, energy efficiency and quantum cryptography. Prof. Pruneri was nominated for the prize by the IBM Research Center Thomas J. Watson at New York, USA.

The IBM Faculty Awards is a worldwide program with two objectives: to foster collaboration between IBM and leading researchers, and to promote curriculum innovation to stimulate growth in strategic disciplines and countries.