Events - October 2021

Thursday, October 28, 2021 — 2:30 PM EDT

Join alum Juan Miguel Arrazola, PhD ’15, as he shares his career journey and talks about current research.

Juan Miguel Arrazola is currently leading the quantum algorithms team at Xanadu, a quantum computing company located in Toronto. Prior to joining Xanadu in 2017, Arrazola worked as a Research Fellow at the Centre for Quantum Technologies in Singapore. He holds an MSc in Physics from the University of Toronto and a PhD in Physics (Quantum Information) from the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo.

Thursday, October 28, 2021 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
People at a table getting information

Thinking of applying to graduate school in Science this year or next? Attend our second information session for tips and tricks on how to ace your grad applications. Prof. Martin Ross, the Faculty of Science Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, will give the talk. After his presentation you will have the opportunity to ask him questions and then breakoff into rooms with our department, school, and institute admission coordinators and faculty members to ask more specific questions.

Friday, October 22, 2021 — 11:30 AM EDT

"Why School Environment Matters and What You Can Do About It"

Speaker: Dr. Vikram Patel, The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health, Harvard Medical School

Thursday, October 7, 2021 — 2:30 PM EDT

Join alum Corey Rae McRae, PhD ’18, as she shares her career journey and talks about current research.

Corey Rae McRae is the director of the Boulder Cryogenic Quantum Testbed, as well as a research associate at the University of Colorado Boulder and NIST Boulder. Her research focuses on materials and metrology for superconducting quantum computing. McRae grew up in London, ON, and received her PhD from IQC in 2018 from Matteo Mariantoni's group. She credits her research success to cold calling and not being afraid to get in over her head.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 — 1:30 PM to 3:45 PM EDT

Faculty members, Research staff, Safety Office staff, Research Ethics staff, and Information Systems & Technology staff involved in research using biological, chemical, radiological, or nuclear materials or technology are invited to join Public Safety Canada (PSC) for the Safeguarding science workshop.

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