Zbig Wasilewski - University of Waterloo

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering; WIN Endowed Chair

Dr. Zbig Wasilewski is Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, cross-appointed to the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Professor Wasilewski also holds an Endowed Chair at the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology and an Associate Faculty position at the Institute for Quantum Computing.  He is internationally renowned for his contributions to the field of Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE), quantum-dot and quantum-well photonic devices, as well as quantum structures and devices based on high mobility 2D electron gases, such as lateral few-electron quantum dot circuits – potential building blocks of quantum computers.

Professor Wasilewski is a co-author of almost 500 refereed journal articles and conference proceedings with some of the highest citation records in the field (over 8,000 citations to his work with an h-index of 45). In 2012, Professor Wasilewski was awarded the title of Professor of Physics by the President of Poland, in recognition of his exceptional track record in research and his role in developing the field of GaN-based optoelectronics in Poland.