Faculty, Deputy Director, Research, Canada Excellence Research Chair Laureate

David Cory

<--break->Current projects and research expertise

  • Magnetic resonance and its applications
  • Spin-based quantum information processors
  • Quantum complexity
  • Neutron interferometry


  • Deputy Director of Research, Institute for Quantum Computing 
  • PI, CFREF Transformative Quantum Technologies

  • Canada Excellence Research Chair Laureate, Quantum Information Processing

  • Cross-appointed, University of Waterloo Department of Physics and Astronomy, Department of Applied Math, and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Associate Faculty, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics


  • PhD, Case Western Reserve University, 1987
  • BA, Case Western Reserve University, 1981

Awards & honours

Major positions

Title Location When
Professor of Chemistry University of Waterloo June 2010-present
Associate Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physica June 2010-present
Chair, Advisory Committee Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) Quantum Information Processing Program 2006-present
Professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1992-2010
University of Waterloo
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