Maurangelo Petruzzella receives prestigious Future Luminary Award

Maurangelo Petruzzella (Photonics and Semiconductor Nanophysics group of the Applied Physics department) receives prestigious Future Luminary Award for his paper 'Quantum photonic integrated circuits based on tunable dots and tunable cavities'.

About the Winner: Maurangelo Petruzzella was born in Terlizzi, Italy, in 1989. He received an M.Sc. in Physics with summa cum laude from the University of Bari, Italy, in 2013. In 2017, he obtained a Ph.D. degree cum laude in Applied Physics at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e, The Netherlands), with a thesis on integrated quantum photonic circuits. He is currently a post-doctoral fellow at TU/e working in the Photonics and Semiconductor Nanophysics group. 

About the Future Luminary Award: The APL Photonics Future Luminary Award recognizes the achievements of highly promising early career researchers with the potential to become luminaries in the field of photonics. 

Prizes: As the winner, Maurangelo Petruzzella has won 3,000 USD and up to 2,000 USD in travel reimbursement to attend the award ceremony. He has also has been invited write an Invited Article in APL Photonics and to join the Early Career Editorial Advisory Board, which advises the Editors of APL Photonics on matters of specific importance to early career researchers, on the scientific and educational content of the journal, and on matters of editorial policy. 

Learn more about the 2019 Future Luminary Award and the Early Career Editorial Board here.