First Name Chris Last Name Waltham Position Professor Office Room Hennings Office 336 Lab Room Hennings Lab 120A Tel (Office) (604) 822-5712 Tel (Lab) (604) 822-0925 Email email@example.com Research Groups Applied Physics Research Website Research Website Additional Links Musical Acoustics Research Website Science One Departmental History Posters Défi Scientifique Michael Smith Science Challenge (National grade 10 competitio… C21 Project: Physics Teaching for the 21st Century Publications (full list) Bachelor's Degree B.A. (Cantab) 1976 Doctoral Degree Ph.D (Birmingham) 1980 Employment History RA (TRIUMF) 1980-85 URF (UBC/TRIUMF) 1980-90 Assistant Professor (UBC) 1990-93 Associate Professor (UBC) 1993-2003 Professor (UBC) 2003- P. Eng. 2003- Awards Breakthrough Prize (Fundamental Physics) 2015 Faculty of Science Award, 2010 Alumni Association Distinguished Faculty Award, 2008 John C. Polanyi Medal (NSERC) 2006 Faculty of Science Award, 2003 Killam Award, May 1998 Committees and Service Department: Undergraduate Chair, Outreach. Acoustical Society of America: Technical Committee on Musical Acoustics Hobbies and Interests Lutherie, violinist in local community orchestra Research Area Applied Physics Research Field Musical Acoustics Abstract Current musical acoustics research interests: Vibroacoustics (measurement and modelling) of Western and Asian string instruments, e.g. qin, santur, erhu, violin; physics of acoustic woods.