Class of 2019-20
Professor of Physics
Instituto de Física
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Davidovich’s major contributions are in the areas of decoherence, dynamics of entanglement, laser theory, and quantum metrology. He is a fellow of the Optical Society of America and the American Physical Society. He is foreign associate of the US National Academy of Sciences, member of the World Academy of Sciences for the Advancement of Science in the Developing Countries (TWAS) and president of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. He received the Brazilian Grand-Cross of the National Order of Scientific Merit and the Brazilian National Prize of Science and Technology. Davidovich will collaborate with faculty and students in the Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering and the colleges of science and engineering.