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Sep 04, 2018

QCrypt 2018 Student Paper Award recipient is UofT Physics graduate student Wenyuan Wang

Professor Hoi-Kwong Lo’s PhD student, (Mike) Wenyuan Wang, won the Best Student Paper Award at the QCrypt conference (August 27-31, 2018) - the largest scientific conference in quantum cryptography.

QCrypt 2018 Student Paper Award recipient is UofT Physics graduate student Wenyuan Wang

Wenyuan Wang at the QCrypt Conference

Wenyuan’s paper was titled: "Enabling a Scalable High-Rate Measurement-Device-Independent Quantum Key Distribution Network: theory and experiment." Professor Lo’s group also took home this award in 2014. Congratulations!

Since 2011, QCrypt features a prize for the best student submission. A submission is eligible for the student prize if and only if the main author(s) is/are a student(s) at the time of the submission and will present the work at QCrypt, and further a significant portion of the work (at least 60%) must have been done by said student(s), including the majority of the key ideas.

More information on QCrypt can be found here: See http://2018.qcrypt.net/