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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! 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:

  • Physorg.com, 19 September 2017
    Cost effective quantum moves a step closer: Raju Valivarthi, Qiang Zhou, Wolfgang Tittel
    ( Original )

  • UToday, 14 September 2017
    Four UCalgary scholars named new Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada: Barry C. Sanders
    ( Original )

  • UToday, 14 September 2017
    Four UCalgary scholars named new Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada: Barry C. Sanders
    ( Original )

  • MIT Technology Review, 06 September 2017
    Are There Optical Communication Channels in Our Brains?: Parisa Zarkeshian
    ( Original )

  • Futurism, 09 August 2017
    World’s Leading Physicist Says Quantum Computers Are “Tools of Destruction, Not Creation”: Alex Lvovsky
    ( Original )


  • Upcoming


    IQST Colloquium - Daniel Lidar [University of Southern California]
    Co-sponsored by: Department of Physics and Astronomy
    Friday 29th September, 2017 at 4:00-5:00pm in SB 142
    "Adventures in quantum optimization with noisy qubits"


    IQST Seminar - Sebastian Knauer [University of Bristol], Wednesday 27th September, 2017 at 3:00-4:00pm in ES 054
    "Nitrogen-vacancy centres as model systems for Quantum Hamiltonian Learning "

    IQST Seminar - Jason Crann [Carleton University], Friday 13th October, 2017 at 2:00-3:00pm in TBA
    "State convertibility in the commuting operator framework"

    Current Visitors

    Name
    Duration
    Office
    Home Institution
    Wanjun Su 1 Mar 2017 - 28 Feb 2018SB 306 Fuzhou University

    Expected Visitors

    Name
    Duration
    Office
    Home Institution
    Daniel Lidar 29 Sep 2017SB 317 University of Southern California
    Jason Crann 12 - 14 Oct 2017  Carleton University

    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