First Name
Last Name
Research Associate
Lab Room
Tel (Lab)
(604) 822-1997
Research Groups

Students Wanted

Bachelor's Degree
University of Calgary, 1999, Astrophysics

Doctoral Degree
University of Alberta, 2008, Physics

Employment History

Research Associate, UBC (Jan 2012 – present)

Science Teaching and Learning Fellow, CWSEI at UBC (Apr 2008 – present)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UBC (Feb 2008 – Dec 2011)

Instructor, University of Alberta, Engineering Physics (Sept – Dec 2006)

Graduate student/TA/RA, University of Alberta (Sept 2001 – Jan 2008)


NSERC Doctoral Prize (2009)

NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship (2008 – 2010)

Izaak Walton Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (2008 – 2010)

NSERC PGS-D Scholarship (2004 – 2006)

Walter H. Johns Graduate Fellowship (2004 and 2005)

Faculty of Science Graduate Student Teaching Award (2003, 2005)

University Teaching Services Graduate Student Teaching Award (2003, 2005)


Additional Information

Birth Place: Edmonton, AB

Marital Status: Married

Children: 2

Oilers: Yes

Research Area
Condensed Matter

Research Field
Unconventional Superconductivity; Undergraduate Physics Labs

Research Topics
Low temperature, microwave measurements; Data handling abilities of undergraduate students

Research Title
Research Associate

Selected Publications

Development of the concise data processing assessment: Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res.7 010114 (2011)

Angle dependence of quantum oscillations in YBa2Cu3O6.59 shows free-spin behaviour of quasiparticles: Nature Physics7 234 (2011)

Teaching standard deviation by building from student invention: Phys. Teach.48 546 (2010)

Low-temperature shear modulus changes in solid 4He and connection to supersolidity: Nature450 853 (2007)

Freezing and pressure-driven flow of solid helium in vycor: Phys. Rev. Lett.95 035301 (2006)

Pressure-driven flow of solid helium: Phys. Rev. Lett.96 105304 (2005)