Alexandre Blais’ research interests include understanding how to control the quantum states of mesoscopic devices and applying the theoretical tools of quantum optics to mesoscopic systems. He is an active participant in the development of the field of circuit QED with superconducting qubits.
Herzberg Medal from the Canadian Association of Physicists, 2011
NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship, 2010
Sloan Research Fellowship, 2008
Doctoral Prize from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), 2004