First Name
Last Name
Associate Professors of Teaching
Office Room
Hennings 329
Tel (Office)
(604) 827-2378

Students Wanted

Bachelor's Degree
Thompson Rivers University, 2004, B.Sc. in Physics, Minor in Math, Co-op

Master's Degree
University of British Columbia, 2007, M.Sc. Physics

Doctoral Degree
University of British Columbia, 2011, Ph.D. Physics

Employment History

Instructor (Tenure Track), UBC Physcis and Astronomy (2016 - current)
12-Month Lecturer, UBC Physics and Astronomy (2014-2016)
Sessional Lecturer, UBC Physics and Astronomy (2011-2014)
Graduate Student, UBC Physics and Astronomy (2004-2011)
Research Assistant, UBC Physics and Astronomy, ARPES Group (2004)
Research Assistant, UBC Earth and Ocean Science, Numerical Weather Predication (2002-2004) (Two 8-month work terms)


Killam Teaching Award for Science (2016) (UBC's highest teaching honour)
NSERC PGS D3 Scholarship (2008-2011)
Second Place Student Talk, WNPPC (2009)
Physics Science Prize, TRU (2003)
Order of the Eastern Star Scholarship, TRU (2001)
UCC Foundation Scholarship, TRU (2000, 2002)

Committees and Service

Undergraduate 1st Year Physics Advisor (2016 - Current)
Associate Director Science One and Coordinated Science Program (2016-Current)
Jump Start Academic Steering Committee (2015 - Current)
Jump Start Senior Faculty Fellow (2014 - Current)
Science 101 (2013-Current) (education program from underprovlideged adults)
Assistant Director Science One and Coordinated Science Program (2015-2016)
Faculty of Science TLEF-Large LOI Adjudication Committee (2016)

IKBLC Health, Safety & Security Committee (2013-2016)
Jump Start Faculty Fellow (2012 - 2014)

Prof Talks (2016)
Start Off Strong (2016)
Conference for Learning and Student Success (CLASS) (2014-2016)
SCI Team – Meet Your Prof
O-Prof for Imagine UBC
(2013 - Current)


Research Area
Physics & Astronomy Education

Selected Publications

ComPAIR Teaching and Learning Application (