Mark Kasevich is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Stanford University. He received his B.A. degree (1985) in Physics from Dartmouth College, a B.A. (1987) in Physics and Philosophy from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, and his Ph.D. (1992) in Applied Physics from Stanford University. He joined the Stanford Physics Department faculty in 1992. From 1997-2002 he was a member of the Yale Physics Department faculty. He returned to Stanford in 2002.

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His current research interests are centered on the development of atomic physics-based quantum sensors, application of these sensors to tests of gravitation and quantum mechanics, investigation of entangled-state metrology methods, and development of quantum-optimal imaging methods.

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Section 13: Physics