Visitor program


The Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) hosts researchers of many levels of expertise working in quantum information science. If you are a researcher interested in visiting IQC, please complete the visitor program form.

If you are a student interested in visiting IQC or a researcher interested in a short-term visit to IQC, you are encouraged to first contact a faculty member within IQC with whom you wish to work.

If you have questions about IQC’s visitor program, please contact Matt Fries, Visitor Program Manager.

Current Visitors

Visitor Institution Room Arrival Departure UW Host
Matthijis Vernooij Tu Delft QNC 0213 02/12/2024 06/10/2024 William Slofstra
Romi Lipshitz Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel B211 19/04/2024 03/05/2024 Debbie Leung
Alexander George-Kennedy Georgia Tech QNC 4106 04/22/2024 04/23/2024 Norbert Lutkenhaus

Future Visitors

Visitor Institution Room Arrival Departure UW Host
Connor Paddock University of Ottawa QNC 4106 05/06/2024 04/10/2024 William Slofstra
Simon Apers Université Paris Cité PhD student at IRIF B211 05/06/2024 05/10/2024 Ashwin Nayak
Arjan Cornelissen Université Paris Cité PhD student at IRIF B211 05/06/2024 05/10/2024 Ashwin Nayak
Elie Bermot Université Paris Cité PhD student at IRIF B211 05/06/2024 05/10/2024 Ashwin Nayak
Roman Edenhofer Université Paris Cité PhD student at IRIF B211 05/06/2024 05/10/2024 Ashwin Nayak
Maël Luce Université Paris Cité PhD student at IRIF B211 05/06/2024 05/10/2024 Ashwin Nayak
Daniel Szabo Université Paris Cité PhD student at IRIF B211 05/06/2024 05/10/2024 Ashwin Nayak
Jonathan Cripe Snolabs TBD 05/01/2024 5/2/2024 Chris Wilson
Sara Sparks-Brnegar Snolabs TBD 05/01/2024 5/2/2024 Chris Wilson
Akira Oiwa Osaka University TBD 05/27/2024 05/28/2024 Michael Reimer
Lennart Jehle University of Vienna TBD 06/01/2024 08/01/2024 Michael Reimer
Asa Gauntlette University of Durham B211 07/01/2024 08/31/2024 Raymond Laflamme
Kenji Maeda University of Massachusetts, Boston TBD 06/03/2024 07/12/2024 Alexandre Cooper Roy
Dusan Saranec University at Buffalo RAC TBD 07/01/2024 07/31/2024 David Cory
Xiangling Xu ETH Zurich QNC 4106 07/08/2024 07/19/2024 William Slofstra
Adam Kaufman University of Colorado, Boulder TBD 12/02/2024 12/03/2024 Colloquium Speaker

Information for future visitors

Visas

Please note that citizens of some countries may need a visa to enter Canada. If you need a visa, please register early. You may need the confirmation letter of acceptance to the conference for a visa application. Visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website for full details.

Please note that some visitors may encounter delays due to immigration regulations. Last-minute requests may not be possible to accommodate for this reason.

Future visitor program checklist

  1. Complete IQC’s visitor program form.
  2. If you’re invited to be part of IQC’s visitor program, follow the steps listed on Waterloo’s visitors website.

TRAVELLING TO IQC

Review the University of Waterloo travel policy before booking your flight and transportation to campus.

IQC recommends booking flights to Toronto Pearson International airport. It offers the greatest number transportation services that can take you from the airport to the City of Waterloo.

GETTING AROUND THE CITY OF WATERLOO AND CAMPUS

CITY OF WATERLOO AND COMMUNITY RESOURCES

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