Welcome to the Institute for Quantum Computing

Faculty positions open 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.

Meet our people

Richard Cleve
Faculty, Professor

Richard Cleve received his PhD from the University of Toronto in 1989, specializing in computational complexity and cryptography.

He was a postdoctoral fellow at Berkeley's International Computer Science Institute from 1988 to 1990, after which he became a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Calgary.

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