Welcome to the Institute for Quantum Computing

Faculty positions - apply nowThe Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) is a scientific research institute at the University of Waterloo. The research happening at IQC harnesses the quantum laws of nature in order to develop powerful new technologies and drive future economies.

If you are new to all things quantum, you may want to see our Quantum computing 101 page. It will provide you with a quickstart guide on quantum computing to help you understand some of the research that happens at IQC.


  1. Oct. 15, 2015 to Mar. 11, 2016LIGHT Illuminated at THEMUSEUM
  2. Feb. 8, 2016Seminar: Dorian Gangloff
  3. Feb. 8, 2016Seminar: Aye Lu Win
All upcoming events

Meet our people

Vern Paulsen

Vern Paulsen received his PhD in Mathematics from the University of
Michigan-Ann Arbor in 1977.  He spent two years at the University
of Kansas before moving to the University of Houston. In 1996, he became a John and Rebecca Moores Professor in the Department of Mathematics.

Current visitors

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