Dr.  Carlton Caves

Biography

Carlton M. Caves is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of
Physics and Astronomy at the University of New Mexico.  He received
the PhD in Physics from the California Institute of Technology in
1979.  He worked at Caltech as a postdoctoral Research Fellow through
1981 and as a Senior Research Fellow in Theoretical Physics from 1982
through 1987.  From 1988 till 1992 he was Associate Professor of
Electrical Engineering and Physics at the University of Southern
California, moving to his present position at UNM in 1992.  He was
awarded the 1990 Einstein Prize of the Society for Optical and
Quantum Electronics for his work on nonclassical light and is a
Fellow of the American Physical Society.  He is the author of over
110 scientific papers on topics in gravitation theory, quantum
optics, nonlinear dynamics, and quantum information science.  His
present research is concentrated on quantum metrology, quantum
information theory, and classical and quantum chaos.  During the
(northern) academic year 2007-08 he was on sabbatical at the
University of Queensland and is still in a relatively good mood
following his return.