Barry Sanders

Scientific Director, Quantum City

Role: Scientist

Sites: CDL-Rockies, CDL-Toronto

Streams: Ag, Energy, Prime, Quantum

Dr Barry Sanders is Scientific Director of Quantum City in Calgary and holds distinguished positions at international universities. His Bachelor degree is from University of Calgary and his PhD and subsequent DSc from Imperial College London. Following postdoctoral positions in Australia and New Zealand, he joined Macquarie University Sydney in 1992, and then the University of Calgary, in 2003 including as an Alberta Innovates Chair. Sanders’s contributions to quantum information and quantum optics theory are recognized through Fellowships of the Royal Society of Canada, the Institute of Physics (UK), the Optical Society of America and the American Physical Society. He is former Editor-in-Chief of the New Journal of Physics.