First Name
James
Last Name
Day
Position
Research Associate
Lab Room
AMPEL 243
Tel (Lab)
(604) 822-1997
Email
jday@phas.ubc.ca
Research Groups

Students Wanted
N/A



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)


Awards

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)


Citizenship
Canadian

Personal 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)