Said Rodriguez

Said Rodriguez is head of the Interacting Photons Group at AMOLF. He has received the Academy KNAW Early Career Award 2019.

Said Rodriguez' PhD research was devoted to nanophotonics for lighting. He succeeded in controlling and manipulating the interaction of photons and electrons in a network of microscopically small optical cavities. This network works as if it were a quantum computer. Rodriguez effectively combines fundamental and applied research. He works with companies and also has a number of patents to his name. He is committed to popularisation. His work appears in newspaper and magazine articles in various countries, inspiring young students.