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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 Rei Safavi-Naini for her Association of Cryptologic Research fellowship

In the Media:

  • UToday, 11 June 2024
    Ever wonder about the technology behind laser eye surgery? Now's your chance to scratch that itch: IQST
    ( Original )

  • New Scientist, 21 May 2024
    Quantum biology: New clues on how life might make use of weird physics: Christoph Simon
    ( Original )

  • Upcoming

    IQST Seminar - Josep Lumbreras Zarapico [Centre for Quantum Technologies Singapore], Thursday 4th July, 2024 at 3:00-4:00pm in MS 431
    "Multi-armed stochastic bandits and their applications to quantum information"

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    Expected Visitors

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    Josep Lumbreras Zarapico 4 - 5 Jul 2024TBA Centre for Quantum Technologies Singapore
    Dominique Drouin 1 Aug 2024 - 30 Jun 2025  Université de Sherbrooke

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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 March, 2024