Vlatko Vedral

Vlatko Vedral (born 1971) is a Serbian-born British physicist. He is best known for his contributions to quantum information theory, quantum mechanics, and quantum entanglement. He earned his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from Imperial College London, where he graduated with a PhD in 1998.

An active researcher, Vedral has over 500 published, regularly cited papers to his name. This output covers a broad range of topics within quantum physics, including quantum computing, quantum cryptography, and quantum thermodynamics. In recognition of his scholarly achievements, he was honoured with the Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award in 2007. Throughout his career, Vedral has held a number of academic positions, including lectureships and readership at Imperial College London, a professorship at the University of Leeds, and visiting professorships at institutions worldwide, including Vienna, Singapore, and Beijing. Since 2009, Vedral has served as Professor of Quantum Information Science in the Department of Physics at the University of Oxford. Additionally, he is a Governing Body Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford.

In addition to his academic work, Vedral has made efforts to popularise and communicate complex scientific concepts to a broader audience. He frequently gives talks on quantum physics and its implications for society, as well as writing for mainstream journals and participating in vlogs, podcasts, and documentaries. Vedral has also written several textbooks and two popular science books, most notably Decoding Reality. Provided by Wikipedia

by Vedral, Vlatko
Published 2006
Oxford University Press