Orth receives 2020 RSCA Cottrell Scholar Award

Assistant Professor Peter P. Orth received the 2020 Cottrell Scholar Award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement. The award provides a support of $100K for Orth's research into "Probing Fractionalization and Entanglement in Quantum Spin Liquids: Theory of Two-dimensional Spectroscopy". The award also recognize Orth's educational plan at Iowa State with the goal "to increase retention and recruitment of students from underrepresented groups in STEM fields by designing a transdisciplinary team-based learning course on quantum computing that is integrated with a learning community".