To those who do not know mathematics it is difficult to get across a real feeling as to the beauty, the deepest beauty, of nature ... If you want to learn about nature, to appreciate nature, it is necessary to understand the language that she speaks in.
— Richard Feynman, 1965

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  • Mail your check made to GWU, with "Center for Quantum Computing, Information, Logic & Topology" in the subject line, to:
    George Washington University
    2100 M Street NW, Suite 310
    Washington, DC 20052.
  • Call the GW Annual Fund at 1-800-789-2611.


The George Washington University's Center for Quantum Computing, Information, Logic, and Topology is a multi-disciplinary initiative bringing cutting-edge science and mathematics to GW. The primary mission of the Center is to add synergistic coherence to GW contributions toward advancing the subject of quantum computing. A brief description of the history and motivation of research in quantum computing and information theory can be found here.

By promoting scholarship, collaboration, and dissemination via research volumes and articles, seminars, workshops and high profile conferences at GW, the Center provides leadership for the Washington area in the potentially transformative quantum computation and information theory. Regarding Center's seminar series and special events, all are welcome to attend, and students are particularly encouraged to participate.

QC at GWU Organizers

Valentina Harizanov
GWU Department of Mathematics   
email: harizanv at gwu dot edu
Ali Eskandarian
GWU Department of Physics
email: ea1102 at gwu dot edu
William Parke
GWU Department of Physics
email: wparke at gwu dot edu
Jozef Przytycki
GWU Department of Mathematics
email: przytyck at gwu dot edu

We thank Lou Kauffman for his knotted version of John Wheeler's Universe as a Quantum Self-Excited Circuit as it appears in our logo.