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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.


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.

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Congratulations to Alex Lvovsky for his appointment as a Fellow of the Optical Society of America.

Peter Tieleman received prestigious Killam award.

In the Media:

  • Globe and Mail, 17 February 2015
    Dalhousie chemist awarded top Canadian science prize : Tom Ziegler
    ( Original )

  • CBC News, 17 February 2015
    Chemist Axel Becke wins $1M Herzberg Medal: Alex Becke, Dennis Salahub
    ( Original )

  • UToday, 05 February 2015
    Advances in quantum internet moving at light speed: Wolfgang Tittel, Daniel Oblak, Erhan Saglamyurek
    ( Original )

  • CIFAR (Canadian Institute For Advanced Research), 12 December 2014
    CIFAR hosts prominent Chinese scientists at QIS meeting: Barry Sanders
    ( Original )

  • UToday, 14 November 2014
    President hosts first Celebration of Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Simon Trudel
    ( Original )

  • Upcoming

    Theory Canada 10, June 11-13, 2015

    Annual Quantum Public Lecture by Dr. Shohini Ghose on 11th June, 2015 at 5:00 pm

    Current Visitors

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    Louise Budzynski 23 Feb - 24 Jul 2015SB 312 École Normale Supérieure
    Wenqing Li 2 Feb - 31 Jul 2015  Jacobs University
    Weiwei Zhang 1 Sep 2014 - 30 Nov 2015SB 312 Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

    Expected Visitors

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    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
    Courier delivery: Science B 307 (Science B 605 alternate)

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    Last updated June 13, 2014