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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! Rob Thompson has an article published in the Nature: Characterization of the 1S-2S transition in antihydrogen.

Congratulations! Ghazal Haji Salem is awarded an NSERC postdoctoral fellowship.

Congratulations! Barry Sanders has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

Aviram Rawal Lvovsky was born on August 30 at 6:03 am, 3.8 kilos and 48 cm.

Barry Sanders is a co-author of an article "Observation of topological edge states in parity-time-symmetric quantum walks" published in the "Nature Physics" on 31 July 2017. Congratulations!

Welcome new members to IQST. Gustavo Amaral, a new postdoc in Wolfgang Tittel's group. Jose da Costa Filho, Hamza Qureshi, and Prathwiraj Umesh started their graduate program at IQST. Welcome on board.

Congratulations! Nafiseh Sang-Nourpour successfully defended her Ph.D exam on 24 August 2017 and joined as a post-doctoral fellow at the National Optics Institute, Quèbec.

Congratulations! Priyaa Varshinee successfully defended her candadicacy exam on 24 August 2017.

Congratulations! Mark Girard successfully defended his Ph.D exam on 14 July 2017 and joined as a post-doctoral fellow at the Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo.

In the Media:

  • UToday, 13 August 2018
    Industry, government and academia collaborate to advance cyber security, big data, and oil and gas water treatment: Christoph Simon
    ( Original )

  • explore.ucalgary.ca, 01 August 2018
    Can we be public and private at the same time? The coded thrill of cyberconnectivity: Barry C. Sanders
    ( Original )

  • Physicsworld.com, 16 July 2018
    Magnetic model simulated in 3D by D-Wave quantum processor: Barry C. Sanders
    ( Original )

  • Globe and Mail, 25 June 2018
    Really want to end ‘manels’? Some conference organizers are offering childcare: Simon Trudel
    ( Original )

  • CTV Calgary, 16 March 2018
    Calgary remembers Stephen Hawking (video): David Hobill
    ( Original )


  • Upcoming


    IQST Colloquium - Joseph Maciejko [University of Alberta]
    Co-sponsored by: Department of Physics and Astronomy
    Friday 19th October, 2018 at 4:00-5:00pm in TBA
    "TBA"

    IQST Colloquium - Aashish Clerk [University of Chicago]
    Co-sponsored by: Department of Physics and Astronomy
    Friday 2nd November, 2018 at 4:00-5:00pm in TBA
    "TBA"

    IQST Colloquium - Kartik Srinivasan [National Institutte of Standards and Technology]
    Co-sponsored by: Department of Physics and Astronomy
    Friday 1st March, 2019 at 4:00-5:00pm in TBA
    "TBA"


    IQST Seminar - Ish Dhand [University of Ulm], Wednesday 3rd October, 2018 at 3:00-4:00pm in TBA
    "Quantum simulation via all-optically generated tensor network states"

    Current Visitors

    Name
    Duration
    Office
    Home Institution
    Jianing Geng 18 Jul - 13 Oct 2018SB 312 Shandong University
    Saeid Asgarnezhad 17 May - 3 Dec 2018SB 318 Sharif University of Technology
    Joan Ngure 10 Aug 2018 - 4 Jan 2019SB 316 African Institute of Mathematical Sciences
    Mahnaz Jafarzadeh 6 Jul 2018 - 1 Apr 2019SB 306 Urmia University
    Xianxin Guo 14 Sep 2018 - 13 Sep 2019SB 318 University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
    Ming-ming Wang 21 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2019SB 312 Xi'an Polytechnic University

    Expected Visitors

    Name
    Duration
    Office
    Home Institution
    Ish Dhand 1 - 9 Oct 2018SB 317 University of Ulm
    Joseph Maciejko 19 Oct 2018  University of Alberta
    Urbasi Sinha 30 Oct - 3 Nov 2018SB 317 Raman Research Institute
    Aashish Clerk 2 Nov 2018  University of Chicago
    Kartik Srinivasan 1 Mar 2019SB 317 National Institute of Standards and Technology

    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 Sept 9, 2018