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Departmental Directory

Faculty

Bill Atkinson

M.Sc. (U. Alberta), Ph.D. (McMaster)
Office: SC 222, Phone: 705-748-1011 ext. 7716
Email: billatkinson@trentu.ca

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

Suresh Narine

M.Sc. (Trent), Ph.D. (Guelph)

Office: SC 304, Phone: 705-748-1011 Ext. 6105 (T), 705-748-1652 (F)
Email: sureshnarine@trentu.ca
Director, Trent Biomaterials Research Program
Professor, Physics & Astronomy and Chemistry
Research interests: visit the Biomaterials web site

David Patton

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

Ralph Shiell

B.A. (Oxford), Ph.D. (Newcastle).
Office: SC 213, Phone: 705-748-1011 ext. 7023
Email: ralphshiell@trentu.ca
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

Email: aaronslepkov@trentu.ca
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
Email: rwortis@trentu.ca
Research Interests: Condensed matter theory: superconductivity and strongly correlated electrons

Hubert Burke

M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. (Columbia)

Office: SC 322, Phone: 705-748-1011 ext. 7155

Email: hubertburke@trentu.ca

Research Interests: Foundations of Quantum Physics

Johann Beda

Office: SC 326, Phone: 705-748-1011 ext. 7784

Email: jbeda@trentu.ca

Staff

Anton Knigavko

M.Sc. (Kharkov), Ph.D. (National Academy for Science), M. Eng. (McMaster)
Office: SC 319, Phone: 705-748-1011 ext. 7461
Senior Laboratory Demonstrator
Email: antonknigavkol@trentu.ca

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

Program Secretary AMOD Graduate program

Office hours 9:00-12:00, 1:00-4:00
Email: gcollins@trentu.ca

Kristine Williams

Office: SC 327.1, Phone: 705-744-1011 ext. 7549

Materials Science Graduate Program Secretary

Email: kristinewilliams@trentu.ca

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

Supervisor: Bill Atkinson

 

Patrick Lafleur (MTSC) M.Sc.

Amany Raslan (MTSC) Ph.D.

Supervisor: Suresh Narine

 

Michael Floros (MTSC) Ph.D.

Athira Mohanan (MTSC) Ph.D.

Prasanth Sasidharan Pillai (MTSC) Ph.D.

Latchmi Singh Raghunanan (MTSC) Ph.D.

Shegufa Merchant (Shetranjiwalla) (ENLS) Ph.D.

Thien Nguyen Quoc (ENLS) Ph.D.

Kira Ramphal (ENLS) M.Sc.

Avinaash Persuad (ENLS) M.Sc.

Vishol Kishun (ENLS) M.Sc.

Supervisor: Aaron Slepkov

Joel Tabarangao (MTSC) Ph.D.

Ryan Cole (MTSC)

Jeremy Porquez (MTSC) Ph.D.

 

Supervisor: Rachel Wortis

Eamonn Campbell (MTSC)

 

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
Email: aslavin@trentu.ca
Research Interests: Metal surfaces: nanostructure and chemical interactions

Peter Dawson

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