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Honorary Degree from Heriot-Watt University for Ursula Keller

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Ursula Keller, professor at the Department of Physics, was recognised with an Honorary Degree from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The Honorary Degree is the highest honour Heriot-Watt University can bestow on someone outside of the institution. The degree was awarded on 17 June 2019 to Ursula Keller, professor at the Institute for Quantum Electronics in the Department of Physics at ETH Zurich, and Director of the Swiss National Research Centre (NCCR) for Ultrafast Molecular Sciences and Technologies (MUST), in recognition of "her pioneering contributions and revolutionary approach to the field of ultrafast lasers and photonics".

Ursula Keller worked at the Heriot-Watt University from late 1984 to 1985 as a visiting scholar, after having finishing her diploma studies in Physics at ETH Zurich. Later she earned her M.S. and Ph.D. degree in Applied Physics at Stanford University in California in 1987 and 1989, respectively. She was appointed an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics of ETH Zurich in March 1993 and in October 1997 she became a Full Professor.

The academic achievements of Ursula Keller and her inventions have been recognised with numerous honours and awards.


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