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Welcome to the

Institute for Quantum Science and Technology

at the University of Calgary

The Institute for Quantum Science and Technology is a multidisciplinary group of researchers from the areas of Computer Science, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics. The goals of Calgary's Institute for Quantum Science and Technology are to conduct leading research in key theoretical and experimental topics of quantum science and technology, to provide excellent education and training in quantum science and technology and cognate areas, and to foster linkage between the Institute and other quantum science and technology institutes and with industrial partners.


Vision:

To be a world leader in research and education in pure and applied quantum science and technology.

Mission Statement:

To advance quantum science and technology through interdisciplinary research, teaching, and outreach.




VISUAL INFORMATION FOR THE QUANTUM AGE
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Headlines

Congratulations to Paul Barclay and his wife Signe Bray! They had a baby boy born on 31 August 2016.

Barry Sanders inteview by Khwarizmi Science Society.

Ph.D students David Lake and Matthew Mitchell have won NSERC CGS (Canada Graduate Scholarship). Congratulations!

Barry Sanders is awarded as a 2016 Killam Annual Professor in recognition of his research and teaching excellence. Congratulations to Barry! .

$6,134,000 has been granted for ALPHA-g project in antimatter physics, led by Robert Thompson. Read more about the project

In the Media:

  • Calgary Herald, 21 November 2016
    Does the mind use fibre optics? Calgary team floats ‘out-there’ theory of light communication in the brain: Christoph Simon
    ( Original )

  • Newstalk770, 21 November 2016
    Fibre optics and the brain: Christoph Simon
    ( Original )

  • National Post, 20 November 2016
    Does the mind use fibre optics? Calgary team floats ‘out-there’ theory of light communication in the brain: Christoph Simon
    ( Original )

  • UToday, 14 November 2016
    PhD grad aims to take the mystery out of quantum science: Neil Sinclair, Wolfgang Tittel, Barry C. Sanders
    ( Original )

  • UToday, 04 November 2016
    PhD grad aims to take the mystery out of quantum science: Neil Sinclair, Wolfgang Tittel, Barry C. Sanders
    ( Original )


  • Upcoming


    IQST Colloquium - Scott Hopkins [University of Waterloo ]
    Wednesday 29th March, 2017 at 3:00-4:00pm in TBA
    "TBA"


    IQST Seminar - Hailin Wang [University of Oregon], Monday 5th December, 2016 at 3:30-4:30pm in SA 119
    "Quantum spin-mechanics: A new solid-state platform for quantum computing"

    IQST Seminar - Matthew Fisher [University of California at Santa Barbara], Thursday 15th December, 2016 at 3:00-4:00pm in SA 147
    "Quantum cognition"

    IQST Seminar - Dan Dalacu [National Research Council of Canada], Tuesday 24th January, 2017 at 4:00-5:00pm in SB 142
    "Quantum dots in III-V semiconductor nanowires for generation of non-classical light"

    Current Visitors

    Name
    Duration
    Office
    Home Institution
    Mercedes Gimeno Segovia 18 Jan 2016 - 17 Jan 2017SB 537 University of Bristol
    Liang Qiu 29 Feb 2016 - 28 Feb 2017SB 306 China University of Mining and Technology
    Lizandra Barrios Herrera 1 Sep 2016 - 28 Feb 2017  Instituto Superior de Tecnologias y Ciencias Aplicadas, Cuba
    Dongxiao Quan 14 Mar 2016 - 13 Mar 2017SB 306 Xidian University
    Said Jalife Jacobo 20 Oct 2016 - 19 Apr 2017  Centro de investigacion y de estudios avanzados (Cinvestav), Mexico
    Yu Guo 22 Aug 2016 - 21 Aug 2017SB 117 Shanxi Dantong University
    Haimin Zheng 1 Sep 2016 - 31 Aug 2017  China University of Petroleum

    Expected Visitors

    Name
    Duration
    Office
    Home Institution
    Hailin Wang 5 Dec 2016SB 317 University of Oregon
    Matthew Fisher 14 - 16 Dec 2016SB 317 University of California at Santa Barbara
    Dan Dalacu 24 - 26 Jan 2017SB 317 National Research Council of Canada

    All Visitors


    Contact Information:

    Institute for Quantum Science and Technology
    University of Calgary
    2500 University Drive NW
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4

    Phone: (403) 220-4403
    Fax: (403) 210-8876
    Email:
    Courier delivery: Science B 307 (Science B 605 alternate)




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    Last updated June 13, 2014