|Born||3 March 1970|
|Residence||Hefei, Anhui, China|
|Alma mater||University of Science and Technology of China|
University of Vienna
|Known for||Multi-photon quantum entanglement|
Free-space quantum teleportation
|Awards||Erich Schmid Prize (2003) |
Emmy Noether Research Award (2004)
Sofja Kovalevskaja Award (2004) 
Fresnel Prize (2005)
Chinese Young Scientist Prize (2006) 
QCMC Quantum Communication Award (2012) 
Physics World 2015 Breakthrough of the Year 
2015 State Nature Science First Class Award 
|Institutions||University of Science and Technology of China|
|Doctoral advisor||Anton Zeilinger|
Pan Jianwei (Chinese: 潘建伟; pinyin: Pān Jiànwěi) is a Chinese quantum physicist. In 1987 he entered the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), from which he received his bachelor's and master's degrees. He received his PhD from the University of Vienna, in Vienna, Austria, where he worked in the group of Anton Zeilinger.
Awards and recognition
He was elected as a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2011 and The World Academy of Sciences in 2012. In April 2014, he was appointed as the vice-president of the USTC. He also won the International Quantum Communication Award in 2012. His team's work on double quantum-teleportation was selected as the Physics World Top Breakthrough of the Year in 2015. His team, including Peng Chengzhi, Chen Yu'ao, Lu Chaoyang, and Chen Zengbing, won the State Natural Science First Class Award in 2016. Under his leadership, the world's first quantum satellite launched successfully in August 2016 as part of the Quantum Experiments at Space Scale international research project. In June 2017, Pan's team used their quantum satellite to demonstrate entanglement with satellite-to-ground total summed lengths between 1600km and 2400km and entanglement distribution over 1200 km between receiver stations. In 2017, the journal Nature named Pan Jianwei among the top 10 people who mattered in the year, with the label "Father of quantum" (Liàngzĭ zhī fù).
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