News archive - October 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

New 3-D wiring technique brings scalable quantum computers closer to reality

Researchers from the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at the University of Waterloo led the development of a new extensible wiring technique capable of controlling superconducting quantum bits, representing a significant step towards to the realization of a scalable quantum computer.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

University of Waterloo holds 113th convocation this week

The University of Waterloo will award five honorary doctorates when more than 2,200 students receive degrees at convocation ceremonies taking place this week.

Highlights of Waterloo's fall convocation will include:

Friday, October 21, 10 a.m.

Applied Health Sciences and Science

Friday, October 14, 2016

Disney scientist to offer insights into massive city-building plan in China

The unprecedented urban building boom in China is the focus of the TD Walter Bean Lecture in Environment, a free public lecture at the University of Waterloo next week.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Go ENG Girl opens the door to world of engineering

The University of Waterloo will host 150 girls with their parents on Saturday to explore what a future in engineering can hold for them.  

Thursday, October 13, 2016

UWaterloo exhibition sparks curiosity in quantum science

A new science exhibition from the University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) aims to make quantum science and technology more accessible for everyone.

QUANTUM: The Exhibition features interactive activities, games and videos to engage visitors in quantum concepts including superposition, entanglement and wave/particle duality. It opens to the public on Friday, October 14 at THEMUSEUM in Kitchener and runs until January 2017.

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