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IQUIST seminar: Peter Maurer, The University of Chicago

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190 Engineering Sciences Building, 1101 W Springfield Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
Feb 15, 2022   11:00 - 11:50 am  
Peter Maurer, Assistant Professor of Molecular Engineering, Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, The University of Chicago
Hannah Stites
Originating Calendar
Physics - IQUIST Seminar

Title To be Announced

Bio: Peter Maurer’s research interests lay at the interface of quantum engineering and biophysics. His lab at the University of Chicago uses quantum technology to develop novel sensing modalities that allow us to probe physical properties of biological systems that are not accessible by conventional technologies. Specific examples of such quantum technology includes a nanoscale magnetic field sensor that enables probing nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy at the scale of individual cells and diamond based temperature sensors that provide us with a tool to precisely perturbate biological systems at the nanoscale. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Chicago, Peter completed a postdoctoral training in Steven Chu’s lab at Stanford University and a PhD in physics at Harvard University.

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