Tso-Ping Ma, who earned his Master’s and Ph.D. from Yale University, has made his mark on the world. His work to develop radiation-resistant electronics kept the US safe during the Cold War. Today, he is inspiring the next generation of engineers to answer tomorrow’s most pressing questions.
Can vibrating membranes reveal fundamental truths? An extension of the adiabatic theorem may lead to improved control of systems.
Psychiatrists often disagree on the optimal methods of treating mental illnesses, because different patients can present with the same mental illness in different ways. The best approach is likely a combination of several treatments tailored to each specific patient.
China has launched the world’s first quantum satellite, which promises to probe new aspects of mysterious quantum communications. But as the technology can potentially create a spy-proof communications network, the entire world is eagerly watching the results.