Ana Maria Rey

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Ana Maria Rey
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Rey in 2013
Born 1976/1977 (age 39–40)
Bogotá, Colombia
Residence Boulder, Colorado
Nationality Colombian
Thesis Ultracold bosonic atoms loaded in optical lattices (2004)
Doctoral advisor Charles Clark[1]
Notable awards MacArthur Fellowship, Maria Goeppert-Mayer Award, Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Award
Children Nicolás[2]

Ana Maria Rey is a Colombian theoretical physicist, professor at University of Colorado at Boulder and a JILA fellow. Noted for her research into ultra-cold atoms, she was awarded a "Genius" grant in 2013 by the MacArthur Foundation[3][2] and the 2014 Maria Goeppert-Mayer Award of the American Physical Society.[4]

Life[edit]

Rey earned a bachelor's degree in physics at Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá in 1999. On July 29, 2000, Rey got married. Two days later, she immigrated to the United States.[2] She got her Ph.D. in physics at University of Maryland in 2004.[3] She went on to work as a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UMD alumna Ana Maria Rey wins MacArthur Foundation "genius grant"". University of Maryland. September 25, 2013. Archived from the original on April 17, 2014. Retrieved April 17, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c Larraz, Irene (December 29, 2013). "'No soy una genio, solo soy muy dedicada': física premiada en EE. UU.". El Tiempo (in Spanish). Archived from the original on April 17, 2014. Retrieved April 16, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Suarez, Monica (September 25, 2013). "Latina physicist chosen for MacArthur Foundation "genius" award". NBC Latino. Archived from the original on April 17, 2014. Retrieved April 16, 2014. 
  4. ^ "2014 Maria Goeppert Mayer Award Recipient". Archived from the original on April 17, 2014. Retrieved April 17, 2014. 
  5. ^ Bouza, Teresa (December 26, 2013). "La física Ana María Rey recibió galardón de la Casa Blanca por, Nación". Semana (in Spanish). Archived from the original on April 16, 2014. Retrieved April 16, 2014. 

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