Kang-Kuen Ni

curriculum vitae


Kang-Kuen is a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard and a member of the Harvard-MIT Center for Ultracold Atoms. Before joining Harvard in the summer of 2013, she was a National Research Council postdoctoral fellow at JILA, where she also obtained her PhD.

Awards and Honors

2019 APS I.I. Rabi Prize in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics

2018 DOE YIP recipient

2018 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

2016 Packard Fellowship for Science and Technology

2015 Beckman Young Investigator Award

2015 Sloan Research Fellowship in Physics

2015 AFOSR YIP recipient

2014 OCPA Outstanding Young Researcher Award (Macronix Prize)

2011 NRC postdoctoral fellowship (NIST, Boulder)

2010 APS Division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics thesis prize

2009 CPI postdoctoral fellowship (Caltech)

2004 NSF Graduate Fellowship