David Cory

Chair of SAC

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Current Projects:

  • Magnetic Resonance and its applications, quantum information processing, quantum complexity, neutron interferometry


  • The University of Waterloo, Department of Chemistry
  • The Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics


  • PhD, Case Western Reserve University, 1987
  • BA, Case Western Reserve University, 1981

Awards & Honours:

  • Canadian Excellence Research Chair in Quantum Devices, 2010

Major Positions:

  • Professor of Chemistry
    University of Waterloo, June 2010-Present
  • Associate
    Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics, June 2010-Present
  • Professor
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992-2010
  • Chair, Advisory Committee
    CIFAR Quantum Information Processing Program, 2006-Present