Speakers

 

Dr. Mark Wise
Cal
ifornia Institute of Technology

Dr. Mark Wise is the John A. McCone Professor of High Energy Physics at the California Institute of Technology. He shared the Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics in 2001 with Nathan Isgur and Mikhail Voloshin for their work in the development of heavy quark effective theory (HQET). His research interests include theoretical particle physics and high energy physics. Check out his website at www.theory.caltech.edu/~wise/.

 

 

Dr. Lindsay LeBlanc
University of Alberta

Dr. Lindsay LeBlanc is an Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of Alberta and is the Canada Research Chair in Ultracold Gases for Quantum Simulation. Her research interests include Bose-Einstein condensates, hybrid quantum systems, and quantum simulation of non-equilibrium systems. Check out her website at sites.ualberta.ca/~ljleblan/Lab.html.

 

 

 

Dr. Stephanie Simmons
Simon Fraser University

Dr. Stephanie Simmons is an Assistant Professor of Physics at Simon Fraser University and leads the Silicon Quantum Technology research group at Simon Fraser University. Her research interests include low-temperature photonics/electronics, silicon photonics, and condensed matter spin dynamics. Check out her website at www.sfu.ca/physics/people/profiles/s_simmons.html.

 

 

 

Dr. Mark Van Raamsdonk
University of British Columbia

Dr. Mark Van Raamsdonk is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of British Columbia, a Simons Investigator, and a member of the Simons Foundation It From Qubit Collaboration. His research interests include elementary particle physics, classical and quantum gravity, and cosmology. Check out his website at www.phas.ubc.ca/~mav/vanraamsdonk.html.