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Selection Committee

The awardee is selected by an arms-length committee of international experts which changes every two years.

THE AWARDEE IS SELECTED BY AN ARMS-LENGTH COMMITTEE OF INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS WHICH CHANGES EVERY TWO YEARS.

The 2019 selection committee

  • Serge Massar, chair
  • Rainer Blatt (winner of the 2015 Bell Prize)
  • Barbara Terhal
  • Saewoo Nam (co-winner of the 2017 Bell Prize)
  • Aephraim Steinberg, ex officio vice-chair

The 2017 selection committee

  • Michel Devoret, chair (and co-winner of the 2013 Bell Prize)
  • Aephraim Steinberg, ex officio vice-chair
  • Ignacio Cirac
  • Rainer Blatt (winner of the 2015 Bell Prize)
  • Serge Massar

The 2015 selection committee

  • Sandu Popescu (chair, and winner of the 2011 Bell Prize)
  • Aephraim Steinberg, ex officio vice-chair
  • Eugene Polzik
  • Michel Devoret (co-winner of the 2013 Bell Prize)
  • Ignacio Cirac

The 2013 selection committee

  • Nicolas Gisin (chair, and winner of the inaugural Bell Prize, 2009)
  • Aephraim Steinberg, ex officio vice-chair
  • Sandu Popescu (winner of the 2011 Bell Prize)
  • John Preskill
  • Eugene Polzik

The 2011 selection committee

  • Peter Zoller, chair
  • Aephraim Steinberg, ex officio vice-chair
  • Alain Aspect
  • Nicolas Gisin (winner of the 2009 Bell Prize)
  • John Preskill

The 2009 selection committee

  • Alain Aspect, chair
  • Aephraim Steinberg, ex officio vice-chair
  • Gilles Brassard
  • Richard Hughes
  • Peter Zoller