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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

Peter Tieleman received prestigious Killam award.

Neil Sinclair won the 2nd best poster prize at QCrypt 2013.

Matthew Mitchell won the 3rd Place at the AITF Video Competition in Banff, June 2013.

Congratulations to Ben Lavoie and his wife on the birth of their daughter Isla June! She was born on Sunday 16 June 2013.

The Physical Review Letters Vol 110 Issue 22 cover picture is from the article Differential Evolution for Many-Particle Adaptive Quantum Metrology by IQST's Lovett, Crosnier, Perarnau-Llobet and Sanders.

Congratulations to David Feder! The Studentsí Union (SU) honoured David Feder for his commitment to student success at its annual Teaching Excellence Awards ceremony.

Graduate students and Postdoctoral fellows can apply now for support at CryptoWorks21 .



IQST welcomes new members:

Graduate Student: Thomas Lutz
Summer Students: >Daniel Hogg from McGill University, Sourabh Kumar from IIT Kharagpur, Jeremy Witmer (NSERC USRA program)



In the Media:

  • UToday, 02 July 2014
    Four faculty members receive prestigious Killam awards: Peter Tieleman
    ( Original )

  • UToday, 07 May 2014
    New regional council to strengthen university's ties in the Middle East: Barry Sanders
    ( Original )

  • Physorg.com, 16 April 2014
    Micro-macro entangled 'cat states' could one day test quantum gravity: Roohollah Ghobadi, Christoph Simon
    ( Original )

  • UToday, 01 April 2014
    Discovery opens door to efficiently storing and reusing renewable energy: Simon Trudel, Curtis Berlinguette
    ( Original )

  • REACH (pages 8-14), 01 April 2014
    How to build a quantum computer: Barry Sanders
    ( Original )


  • Upcoming



    IQST Seminar - John Bartholomew [Australian National University], Wednesday 6th August, 2014 at 3:00-4:00pm in SB 142
    "Directions for miniaturized rare-earth-ion quantum hardware"


    Current Visitors

    Name
    Duration
    Office
    Home Institution
    Mouktik Raha 1 May - 24 Jul 2014SB 312 Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
    Eun-Ok Bae 15 Jul 2013 - 5 Aug 2014SB 306 Kyung Hee University
    Daniel Hogg 1 May - 31 Aug 2014SB 318 McGill University
    Rafael Rebechi 28 Apr - 31 Aug 2014SA 111 Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp)
    Bruno Neto 1 May - 31 Aug 2014MS 558 Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO)
    Hyan da Silva Cardoso dos Santos 1 May - 31 Aug 2014MS 558 Bahia Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology
    Yanming Wang 1 Jun - 1 Sep 2014  Tongji University
    Kenzo Makino 16 Jun - 14 Sep 2014SB 318 University of Tokyo

    Expected Visitors

    Name
    Duration
    Office
    Home Institution
    John Bartholomew 6 - 7 Aug 2014SB 317 Australian National University
    Valerio Scarani 20 - 31 Oct 2014SB 317 National University of Singapore

    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