International Workshop on Quantum Circuits in 2D Materials (QC2DM 2021)



This by invitation only workshop, will bring together a number of Canadian and internationally recognized experts in 2D materials, with a focus on the use of quantum dots for quantum information processing. The workshop will be held at the University of Ottawa, starting with reception on Sunday, June 27, followed with sessions on June 28 and June 29 , ending on June 30 2021. The workshop is supported by NSERC Strategic QC2DM Project, uOttawa Chair in Quantum Theory of Materials, Nanostructures and Devices, uOttawa Center for 2D Materials ( and the National Research Council of Canada.  If you are interested in the workshop please contact one of the organizers.


June 27-30, 2021 (YES, NEXT SUMMER)


University of Ottawa Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Building, Rm 117. Campus map is here.

SPEAKERS/PARTICIPANTS (Preliminary)(alphabetical order)

  1. Ramin Abolfath,Yale, New Haven, CT, USA
  2. Maciek Bieniek, uOttawa/WUST, Canada/Poland
  3. Alex Bogan, uOttawa/NRC, Ottawa, Canada
  4. Leszek Bryja, WUST, Wroclaw, Poland
  5. Shun-Jen Cheng, NCTU Taiwan
  6. Juan Ignacio Climente , uJaume, Castillon, Spain
  7. Klauss Ensslin, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  8. Alain Delgado Gran, Xanadu, Toronto, Canada
  9. Detlev Grutzmacher, Peter Grunberg Institute, FZJ,Germany
  10. Devrim Guclu, IIT, Izmir, Turkey
  11. Alexander Holleitner, WSI, TUM, Munich, Germany
  12. Chang-Yu Hsieh, Tencent QLabs, Shenzhen, PR China
  13. Joanna Jadczak, WUST, Wroclaw, Poland
  14. Wlodek Jaskolski, UMK,Torun, Poland
  15. Brian Leroy, uArizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
  16. Bruce McCombe,uBuffalo, Buffalo, USA
  17. Udson Mendes,uGoias/uSherbrooke, Brazil
  18. Luis Najera Baldo, LKB Paris , France
  19. Alexandra Olaya-Castro, UCL, London, UK
  20. Francois Peeters, uAntwerp, Belgium
  21. Daniela Pfannkuche, uHamburg, Germany
  22. Gabriel Poulin-Lamarre, Dwave, Vancouver, Canada
  23. Pawel Potasz , uTexas, Austin,TX,USA
  24. Marek Potemski, GHMFL and uWarsaw, France/Poland
  25. Anand Sharma, RWTH Aachen, Germany
  26. Weidong Sheng, FudanU,Shanghai, PR China
  27. Yun-Pil Shim, uMaryland, Washington,DC, USA
  28. Dmitri Smirnov, HMFL, Florida StateU, Tallahassee , FL, USA
  29. Xong Xong Song, Hefei USTC, PR China
  30. Christoph Stampfer, uAachen, Germany
  31. Thomas Szkopek, McGill, Canada
  32. Ludmila Szulakowska, uOttawa, Ottawa, Canada
  33. Klaas-Jan Tielrooij, NCN2, Barcelona, Spain
  34. Adam Tsen, uWaterloo, Canada
  35. Oleksandr Voznyy, uToronto, Toronto, Canada
  36. Hongxi Xu, PekingU, Bejing, PR China
  37. Ke Wang, uMinnesota, USA
  38. Arek Wojs, WUST,Wroclaw, Poland
  39. Ziliang Ye, SBQMI, UBC, Vancouver, Canada
  40. Michal Zielinski, UMK,Torun, Poland.


  • Sunday, June 27 2021-18.00-19:30     Reception: Advanced Research Complex (ARC) Lobby
  • Monday, June 28 2021 , 9:00-17:00  Program TBD,  STEM 117
  • Tuesday, June 29 2021,  9:00-17:00 , Program TBD, STEM 117
  • Tuesday, June 29 2021, 18:30-20:30, invited speakers dinner, 1 Elgin Restaurant, National Art Center
  • List of abstracts TBD


Registration for invited participants is $200 , for students $100 (note 13% tax not included). The links to  english or french  registrations can be found here.


  • Participants are responsible for their own accommodations. July 1 is Canada Day.  We strongly encourage booking your accommodation well in advance. We suggest several hotels, all within walking distance from uOttawa and available via  Novotel, Westin, Chateau Laurier, Les Suites, Lord Elgin, Cartier Place Suite Hotel and many more. There are also accommodations available on Campus at uOttawa Residences,, map here .


  • Pawel Hawrylak, uOttawa, Ottawa, Canada
  • Adina Luican-Mayer, uOttawa, Ottawa, Canada
  • Antonio Badolato, uOttawa, Ottawa, Canada
  • Jean-Michel Menard , uOttawa, Ottawa, Canada
  • Louis Gaudreau, NRC, Ottawa, Canada
  • Andrew Sachrajda, NRC, Ottawa, Canada
  • Sergei Studenikin, NRC, Ottawa, Canada
  • Marek Korkusinski, NRC, Ottawa, Canada
  • Yasser Saleem, uOttawa, Ottawa, Canada
  • Amintor Dusko , uOttawa, Ottawa, Canada
  • Ryan Plumadore, uOttawa, Ottawa, Canada
  • Aidan Baker-Murray, uOttawa, Ottawa, Canada
  • Samanta Scarfe, uOttawa , Ottawa, Canada
  • Sebastian Schaeffer, uOttawa , Ottawa, Canada
  • Justin Boddison-Chouinard, uOttawa, Ottawa, Canada
  • Jacob Manalo, uOttawa, Ottawa, Canada
  • Abdulmenaf Altintas, uOttawa, Ottawa, Canada


NSERC strategic grant for projects  QC2DM; uOttawa Office of Vice President for Research; uOttawa Faculty of Science; uOttawa Research Chair in Quantum Theory of Materials, Nanostructures and Devices; National Research Council Canada (NRC); NAWA-Narodowa Agencja Wymiany Akademickiej; Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Ottawa