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Welcome to the

Institute for Quantum Science and Technology

at the University of Calgary
Career Oppurtunity: Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) - Quantum Interfaces

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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Congragulations to Dorcas Add on being awarded Emerging Leaders in the Americas Scholarship (ELAP) through the Alberta and National External Awards competition.

Congratulations to Dr. Shabir Barzanjeh's article "Optomechanics for quantum technologies" on Nature Physics.

Congratulations to Prasoon K. Shandilya's article "Optomechanical interface between telecom photons and spin quantum memory" on Nature Physics.

In the Media:

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

  • AWS Quantum Computing Blog, 21 June 2022
    Announcing the AWS Center for Quantum Networking
    (Former University of Calgary postdoc co-launches a new AWS quantum centre)
    : Denis Sukachev
    ( Original )

  • UCalgary News, 17 June 2022
    UCalgary community members honoured at prestigious Calgary Awards: Barry C. Sanders
    ( Original )

  • UCalgary News, 17 June 2022
    Quantum scientist Barry Sanders spreads knowledge far and wide: Barry C. Sanders
    ( Original )

  • Calgary.ca, 15 June 2022
    2022 Calgary Awards recipients: Barry C. Sanders
    ( Original )

  • Upcoming

    IQST Seminar - Anthony Christopher Munson [Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science NIST and University of Maryland], Wednesday 1st March, 2023 at 3:00-4:00pm in Zoom
    "Quantum (Un)complexity: A resource for quantum computation"

    Current Visitors

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    Mosayeb Naseri 15 Jul 2021 - 31 Dec 2022  Isamic Azad University, Kermanshah Branch
    Sanjib Dey 1 Nov 2022 - 30 Apr 2023SB 318 Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Mohali

    Expected Visitors

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    Hubert de Guise 5 - 13 Dec 2022  Lakehead University

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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