David Cory

Faculty, Canada Excellence Research Chair Laureate
David Cory

Current Projects

  • Magnetic Resonance and its applications
  • Quantum information processing
  • Quantum complexity
  • Neutron interferometry


  • The University of Waterloo, Department of Chemistry


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

Awards & Honours

Major Positions

Title Location When
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