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Monday, June 20, 2022

EvolutionQ receives $7 million in funding

EvolutionQ, founded by Norbert Lütkenhaus, Executive Director of the Institute for Quantum Computing, and IQC faculty member Michele Mosca, has secured $7 million in funding for quantum-safe cybersecurity. EvolutionQ is looking to help organizations prepare themselves for quantum computers. Their Series A financing is led by Quantonation, a Paris-based, quantum technology-focused VC fund, with support from Toronto’s The Group Ventures, to “scale up” its quantum-safe cybersecurity tech.

Friday, June 17, 2022

IQC student recognized with W.B. Pearson Medal for creative research

Jie Lin, PhD candidate in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC), earned the W.B. Pearson Medal for his PhD thesis Security Analysis of Quantum Key Distribution: Methods and Applications.

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Christine Muschik awarded University Research Chair

Quantum physicist Christine Muschik was named a 2022 University Research Chair at the last University Senate meeting.

The University Research Chair award recognizes exceptional achievement and pre-eminence in a particular field of knowledge. Recipients can choose to receive an annual stipend or teaching reduction of one course per year.

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

University Research Chair awarded to William Slofstra

An IQC faculty member and researcher in the Department of Pure Mathematics is among the latest winners of a University Research Chair.

William Slofstra, an assistant professor of pure mathematics and a faculty member with the Institute for Quantum Computing, works in the field of mathematics of quantum information and computation.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Christine Muschik, Crystal Senko awarded Early Researcher Awards Funding

Developing quantum simulations of particle interactions and trapped ions are two Institute for Quantum Computing research projects broadening disciplinary horizons and delivering real-world impact. Waterloo scientists Christine Muschik and Crystal Senko each received funding through the Government of Ontario's 2022 Early Researcher Awards program. 

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