Laszlo B. Kish


L Kish

Office: WEB 235E
Phone: 979.847.9071
Fax: 979.845.6259

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Research Interests

  • Fun (Serious): Myth-Busting in Science and Technology
  • Noise-based logic and computing
  • Johnson-noise engines and demons
  • Kirchhoff-Law-Johnson-Noise secure key distribution (KLJN); incorrectly: Kish cypher
  • Unconditionally secure computers, hardware, memories and algorithms
  • Fluctuation-Enhanced Chemical Sensing
  • Fluctuation-Enhanced Biological Sensing: SEnsing of Phage-Triggered Ion Cascades (SEPTIC)
  • Heat-Speed-Error issues; Moore's law and quantum computing
  • Stealth Communication, Zero-Quantum Quantum Communication, Zero Power Classical Communication
  • Vibration-Induced Conductance Fluctuation (VICOF)Analysis of Soils
  • Weight fluctuations of memory devices during recording/deleting and after
  • Stochastic Resonance and its Neural and Nonlinear Signal Processing Aspects
  • Electronics, New Measuring Principles and New Sensors, Non-Invasive Probing
  • Noise, Quality, Ageing and Degradation of Films and Electronic Devices
  • The Constructive Role of Noise & Fluctuations

Awards & Honors

  • Honorary Professor, Hunan University, Changsha, China (2013-2016)
  • Honorary Doctor (Honoris Causa), in Science and Informatics, University of Szeged, Hungary, November 10, 2012
  • Honorary Doctor (Honoris Causa) in Science and Technology, Uppsala University, Sweden, January 28, 2011
  • Recipient of the year 2001 Benzelius Prize of the Royal Society of Science of Sweden for his activities on chemical sensing


  • Doctor of Science (Physics), Hungarian Academy of Science, 2001
  • Docent in Solid State Physics (Habilitation), Uppsala University, Sweden 1994
  • Doctoral Degree in Solid State Physics, University of Szeged, Hungary 1984
  • Physicist Diploma (MS Degree), University of Szeged, Hungary, 1980