Celebrating Black in Canadian Physics – Meet Estelle Inack

Physics students (full or part-time), and anyone who holds a physics degree working in Canada, who self identify as Black, African Canadian, African Nova Scotian, or of Black/African descent are invited to talk with a panel of Canadian physics faculty and postdocs, during the CAP’s Black in Canadian Physics networking meeting which will be held on Friday, October 30, 2020 from 14h00-15h00 EDT.

Click here to register and receive the link to Zoom on Oct.30th.


Estelle Inack, PhD

Perimeter Institute


Estelle Inack is the first recipient of the Francis Allotey Fellowship, which honors the late distinguished Ghanaian mathematician, at the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Canada. She is working at the intersection of quantum computing and artificial intelligence at the Perimeter institute Quantum Intelligence Lab. Her research focuses in developing quantum-inspired algorithms to tackle real-world optimization problems using state-of-art machine learning techniques.

Estelle obtained an MSc degree in Physics at the University of Buea (2010), a postgraduate diploma in Condensed Matter Physics at ICTP (2013), and a joint PhD degree in Statistical Physics from ICTP and SISSA (2018).