Departmental Directory


Bill Atkinson, M.Sc. (U. Alberta), Ph.D. (McMaster)
Office: SC 222, Phone: 705-748-1011 ext. 7716

Department Chair
Graduate Student Coordinator
Research Interests: Computational and theoretical models of high temperature superconductors

Peter Dawson, M.Sc. (Trent), Ph.D. (Victoria)
Office: SC 321, Phone: 705-748-1011 ext. 7628
Research Interests: Stellar populations and galactic structure

Suresh Narine
Director, Trent Biomaterials Research Program
Professor, Physics & Astronomy and Chemistry
705 748 1011 Ext. 6105 (T)
705 748 1652 (F)
Research interests: visit the Biomaterials web site

David Patton, B. Math (Waterloo), Ph.D. (Victoria)
Office: SC 320, Phone: 705-748-1011 ext. 7462
Research Interests: Observational astronomy: galaxy evolution, galaxy mergers

Ralph Shiell (pronounced 'Rayf'), B.A. (Oxford), Ph.D. (Newcastle).
Office: SC 213, Phone: 705-748-1011 ext. 7023
Research Interests: Atomic, molecular and optical physics, the manipulation of quantum states using laser radiation

Aaron Slepkov, Hon. B.Sc. (Brock), M.Sc., Ph.D. (U Alberta)

Office: SC 212, Phone: 705-748-1011 ext. 6216

Research Interests: Nonlinear photonics, Optical properties and characterization of organic and bio-materials, microscopy.

Rachel Wortis, B.Sc. (Harvard), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Illinois)
Office: SC 326 Phone: 705-748-1011 ext. 7714
Research Interests: Condensed matter theory: superconductivity and strongly correlated electrons


Dave Marshall B.Sc.(Waterloo).
Office: SC 319, Phone: 705-748-1011 ext. 7461
Senior Laboratory Demonstrator (and web page guy)

Gina Collins
Office: SC 327, Phone: 705-748-1011 ext. 7715, Fax: 748-1652
Departmental Secretary

Program Secretary AMINSS Graduate program

Office hours 9:00-12:00, 1:00-4:00

Science Support Workshop

Ron Fox,
Office: Science Workshop Storage Building

Phone: 705-748-1011 ext. 7734

Ed Wilson,
Office: Science Workshop Storage Building

Phone: 705-748-1011 ext. 7295

Postdoctoral Fellows


Graduate Students

Sinan Bulut Trent Queens
Office:SC 217

Amnay Raslan MTSC graduate program

Office:SC 217

Emeritus Faculty

John Earnshaw
Research Interests: Physics education research.

Ron Johnson
Research Interests: Galactic astronomy

Jim Jury
Research Interests: Photonuclear reactions and radiation detection

Alan J. Slavin, M.Sc.(Toronto), Ph.D.(Cambridge)
Office: SC 221, Phone: 705-748-1011 ext. 7289
Research Interests: Metal surfaces: nanostructure and chemical interactions