CUDOS student wins Faculty of Science Research Prize

22-08-2014

CUDOS postgraduate research student Matt Collins has won the Faculty of Science Research Prize 2014.

Each year the University of Sydney’s Faculty of Science holds the ‘Faculty of Science Awards Evening’ to recognize and celebrate the achievements of outstanding students and staff members. The 2014 Research Prize for outstanding academic achievement in Physics was awarded to CUDOS postgraduate research student Matt Collins during the awards ceremony on 6 August. Matt joined the Quantum Integrated Photonics Flagship Project at CUDOS as a PhD student in 2011. He is currently researching optical waveguide single photon sources, for applications in quantum information science.

The Faculty of Science Awards Evening is held since 2012 and aims to recognise and celebrate the achievements of students and staff members. Professor Trevor Hambley, the Faculty of Science Dean, wants to foster the efforts of top students by holding this event. He admits, “At a time when endeavours made through science positively affect more people than ever, it is important to foster the efforts of our brightest young minds.”

Further information can be found on the Faculty of Science website.

Award Winners

Congratulations to Matt Collins (3rd from right) who won the Faculty of Science Research Prize 2014 in Physics.