Gilad Gour

Gilad Gour



Faculty of Science, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Contact information

Phone number

Office: +1 (403) 220-3939


Office: MS320


Educational Background

PhD Physics, Racah Institute of Physics, 2002

MSc Physics, Racah Institute of Physics, 1998

BSc Physics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1996


Gilad Gour received B.Sc. degrees (1996) in mathematics and physics from the Hebrew University, and a M.Sc. (1998) and PhD (2002) from the Racah Institute of Physics, at the Hebrew University, Israel. He is currently a professor at the University of Calgary, Department of Mathematics & Statistics. Gilad is also a faculty member of the Institute for Quantum Science and Technology at the university of Calgary, and an adjunct professor at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary. Gilad's research interests are quantum Shannon theory, entanglement theory and resource theories, foundations of quantum mechanics, quantum error corrections, and quantum secret sharing.


Areas of Research

Quantum information science, Foundations of quantum mechanics, Thermodynamics of black holes


Course number Course title Semester
MATH 211 Linear Methods I Winter
MATH 516 Senior Project Winter
MATH 518 Honours Thesis Winter
MATH 667 Introduction to Quantum Information Spring


  • 2017 First and Second Year Dinner Teaching Excellence Award, University of Calgary. 2017
  • Early Career Research Excellence Award, Faculty of Science. 2015

For a complete list of documents, presentations and publications, please visit the archival IQST website.