14 May 2009 Chinese Government Award

Award Ceremony

Ms. Xiaojuan Shi received the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad from China\'s Ambassador in Spain. The prize awarded by the Chinese Government to outstanding students working abroad was given to Ms. Xiaojuan Shi during a ceremony at the Chinese Embassy in Madrid on May 8th, 2009. The prize has been granted for the second time to a young researcher working at ICFO. Three years ago, it was awarded to Dr. Zhiyong Xu, then a PhD at the Institute.

Ms. Xiaojuan Shi received a MSc with a major in Optics from the Shanxi University School of Physics and Electronics Engineering of China in 2005. Since then, she has been working on her PhD thesis in the field of Quantum Optics in Prof. Juan P. Torres’ group at ICFO.