First Name
Middle Name
Last Name
Associate Professor
Office Room
BRIM 218
Lab Room
BRIM 111, 245
Tel (Office)
(604) 822-4334
Tel (Lab)
(604) 822-2535
Research Groups

Students Wanted
actively recruiting

Bachelor's Degree
Stanford University

Doctoral Degree
Stanford University

Employment History

U.S. Peace Corps, Tanzania, 1995-1997

Reseach Assistant, Stanford University, 1998-2003

Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT, 2003-2004

Research Associate, Delft University, 2005

Assistant Professor, UBC, 2005-2010

Associate Professor, UBC, 2010-2020

Full Professor, 2020-


Department of Defense Graduate Research Fellowship, 1998-2002

Stanford Graduate Fellowship, 2002-2003

Pappalardo Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2003-2004

Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, 2010-2012

CRC Tier II Chair, 2005-

Committees and Service

U.S. Peace Corps Tanzania, 1995-1997

Condensed Matter Seminar Organizer, 2005-

AMPEL Nanfab Facility Co-Director, 2008-

USA, Canada

Hobbies and Interests

Mountaineering, Biking, Skiing, Photography, Carpentry

Research Area
Condensed Matter

Research Field
Quantum Physics in Nanostructures

Research Topics
spin in semiconductor nanostructures, quantum decoherence, quantum Hall effect, graphene


We are seeking undergraduates and graduate students. Please contact me by email if you are interested in joining our group.