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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! Prof. Paul Barclay won the 2019 CAP Herzberg Medal.

Quantum Technology Dream Team Receives Major Innovation Fund

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:

  • The Washington Post, 18 August 2019
    The quantum revolution is coming, and Chinese scientists are at the forefront: Barry C. Sanders
    ( Original )

  • The Science Monitor, 12 July 2019
    International Conference on Quantum Computing in Seoul from 11 to 12 July 2019: Barry C. Sanders
    ( Original )

  • edaily.co.kr, 11 July 2019
    International Conference on Quantum Computing in Seoul from 11 to 12 July 2019: Barry C. Sanders
    ( Original )

  • CCIDCOM.com, 05 June 2019
    ITU Workshop on Quantum Information Technology (QIT) for Networks is Held in Shanghai: University of Calgary
    ( Original )

  • CAP.ca, 08 May 2019
    The 2019 CAP Herzberg Medal is awarded to Paul Barclay: Paul Barclay
    ( Original )


  • Upcoming



    IQST Seminar - Barak Shoshany [Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics], Wednesday 6th November, 2019 at 3:00-4:00pm in SB 142
    "Quantum gravity for the loopy"

    Current Visitors

    Name
    Duration
    Office
    Home Institution
    Jianwei Xu 1 Jan - 31 Dec 2019  Northwest A&F University
    Siren Yang 25 Sep 2018 - 24 Sep 2020MS 342 Dalian University of Technology

    Expected Visitors

    Name
    Duration
    Office
    Home Institution
    Hubert de Guise 14 - 18 Oct 2019SB 307 Lakehead University
    Al√°n Aspuru-Guzik 21 - 22 Oct 2019SB 317 University of Toronto
    Barak Shoshany 6 Nov 2019SB 307 Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

    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 20, 2019