Skip to main content

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".