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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:

  • GlobalNews, 03 May 2023
    'It's risky': Calgary researchers explore impacts of quantum computing: Kristin Baetz, Daniel Oblak and Barry C. Sanders
    ( Original )

  • Analyticsindiamag.com, 03 May 2023
    Quantum computing propels data science into the future: Barry C. Sanders
    ( Original )

  • UCalgary News, 27 April 2023
    Science prof honoured with fellowship for outstanding contributions to cryptology field: Rei Safavi-Naini
    ( Original )

  • Alharak Alsaeyasi, 29 December 2022
    Sudanese scientists and researchers from abroad present scientific lectures: Barry C. Sanders
    ( Original )

  • UCalgary News, 07 October 2022
    Big quantum week ahead for University of Calgary and Quantum City: Quantum Alberta & Quantum City
    ( Original )

  • Upcoming

    Current Visitors

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    Chinmay Giridhar 16 May - 7 Aug 2023  Indian Institute of Technology Madras
    Sareh Askari (remote visiting student) 1 Jul 2022 - 13 Aug 2023  Amirkabir University of Technology
    Qiping Su 9 Feb 2023 - 8 Feb 2024SB 117 Hangzhou Normal University

    Expected Visitors

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    Lincoln Carr 3 - 4 Jul 2023TBA Colorado School of Mines
    Aurélia Chenu 24 Jul - 11 Aug 2023  University of Luxembourg

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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 August 26, 2021