Aashish Clerk, PhD
Professor of Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
Aashish Clerk is a theoretical physicist and Professor of Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago. Clerk’s research focuses on understanding complex phenomena in quantum systems that are both strongly driven and subject to dissipation.
Professor Clerk’s research has applications to various areas of quantum technology, including sensing, control communication and computing. His group’s work intersects the fields of condensed matter physics, quantum optics, and quantum information. He received his BSc from the University of Toronto and a PhD in Physics from Cornell University. Prior to joining the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, Professor Clerk served as Professor of Physics at McGill University.