Barry Sanders

Barry Sanders, FRSC

Director, Institute for Quantum Science and Technology, University of Calgary (Calgary, AB)

May 25, 2022

Barry Sanders is Director of the University of Calgary’s Institute for Quantum Science and Technology, Scientific Director of Calgary’s “Quantum City,” and Lead Investigator of Quantum Alberta. His Doctor of Philosophy (1988) and Doctor of Science (2018) are from Imperial College London, and his research spans quantum science and technology, including quantum sensing, quantum computing, and quantum communication. Professor Sanders holds distinguished visiting positions at the University of Science and Technology of China and at the Raman Research Institute in India, and he is a Scientist/Mentor with the Creative Destruction Lab branches at the Universities of Toronto and Calgary. He is former Editor-in-Chief of New Journal of Physics and is currently Chair of the NanoCanada Board of Directors. His accomplishments are recognized through Fellowships of the Royal Society of Canada, the United Kingdom Institute of Physics, the American Physical Society, and Optica.

Role: Panel member
Report: Quantum Potential (2023)