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Jannik Ehrich

Postdoc Project: Stochastic thermodynamics

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Zak Frentz

Postdoc Project: Heat flow in cells

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Tushar Saha

PhD Student Project: Information-powered engines

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Prithviraj Basak

PhD Student Project: Bit erasure

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Sina Falakian

MSc Student Project: DNA replication

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David Tam

USRA & BSc Thesis Student Project: Mpemba effect

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Dhruv Shah

MITACS Student Project: Robust control

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Alumni

Senior visitors:

  • Raphaël Chétrite (2016–2017, 2019–2020); Researcher, Univ. Côte d'Azur (Nice).
  • John Herrick (1998–2014; Res. Assoc., Institut Pasteur & Genomic Vision)
  • Peter Williams (2004, 2005; Prof., Acadia Univ.)
  • Andrei Sonin (1994–5; Prof., Russian Academy of Science, Moscow)

Postdocs:

  • Karel Proesmans (2019–2020; postdoctoral fellow, Univ. of Luxembourg)
  • Antoine Baker (2012–13; Laplace Postdoctoral Chair in Data Science, ENS Paris
  • Yonggun Jun (2009–11; Associate Professor, Physics, Nat. Central Univ., Taiwan)
  • Michel Gauthier (2008–10; Dept. of National Defence, Ottawa)
  • Connie Roth (2004–5; Professor, Physics, Emory Univ.)
  • Yuekan Jiao (2002–4; Research Associate, PAPRICAN)
  • Ramesh Rao Nistala (2000; Global Foundries, Singapore)
  • Mike Degen (1997–9; Project Manager, Rigaku Innovative Technologies)
  • Gavin Wheeler (1998–9)

Graduate students:

  • Avinash Kumar (2021, PhD;  PDF at Yale School of Medicine)
  • Lisa Zhang (2019, MSc)
  • Momčilo Gavrilov (2016, PhD;  NSERC PDF at Johns Hopkins)
  • Mpumelelo Matse (2016, MSc;  SFU Chemistry PhD program)
  • Emma Lathouwers (2016, MSc with TU Dresden;  SFU Physics PhD program)
  • Laura Geisler (2015, MSc with TU Dresden)
  • Mike Chomitz (2015, MSc; high-school teacher, Burnaby, BC)
  • Scott Yang (2012, PhD; PDF at Univ. of Cambridge, England, Rutgers)
  • Changmin Kim (2011, MSc; technical staff, Dept. of Physics, SFU)
  • Yang Li (2008, Transferred to Mechanical Engineering, Univ. of Toronto)
  • Philip Grant (2007, MSc; High-school teacher, Surrey, BC)
  • Shun Lu (2006, MSc; Senior Manager, Model & Market Risk, RBC)
  • Haiyang Zhang (2005, MSc; Oxford Business School MSc program, England)
  • Suckjoon Jun (2004, Associate Professor, Physics, UC San Diego)
  • Bram Sadlik (2004, MSc; Head of Optical Engineering, CLEARink Displays
  • Christoph Hebeisen (2002, MSc; Director, Security Intelligence Research, Lookout, Toronto)
  • Anand Yethiraj (1999, PhD; Professor, Physics, Memorial Univ [Nfld])
  • Jeff Hutter (1997, PhD; Associate Professor, Univ. Western Ontario)
  • Nancy Tamblyn (1994, MSc; Change Healthcare, Richmond, BC)

 

NSERC USRAs and other undergrads from Canada:

The USRA is a wonderful program that helps undergrads in Canada get research experience.

  • Sean Chen (2020, USRA from UBC)
  • Paul Omelchenko (2013–4, BSc thesis, SFU)
  • Leo Koppel (2014, USRA from Queens)
  • Leith Znaimer (2014, from McGill)

– plus Daniel Baker, Clinton Innes, Thomas Luo, Karl Wouterloot, Chris Ward, Brandon Marshall, Alex Bowie, Stefan Murphy, Russell Woods, Kevin Wong, Lorraine Courneyea, Tim Warner, Russ Greenall, Bram Sadlik, Matt Case, Nicolas Costanzino, Angelo Miele (before 2014).

International Connections:

Over the years, many students from abroad have visited.

  • Zimu Li (2021, MITACS, Southwest Univ., Chongqing, China)
  • Luis Reinalter (2019, BSc., Univ. Konstanz, Germany)
  • Wen-dong Deng (2019, MITACS, Wuhan Univ., China)
  • Ronja Fischer-Süßlin (2018, BSc., Univ. Konstanz, Germany)
  • Denesh Kumar (2018, IIT Madras, India)
  • Xiao-Yi Su (2018, MITACS, Ocean University, Qingdao, China)
  • Matthias Gey (2017, BSc., Univ. Konstanz, Germany)
  • João Vitor Soares Ramos (2017, MITACS, Univ. Federale de Itajuba, Brazil)
  • Yannick Dreher (2016, BSc., Univ. Konstanz, Germany)
  • Robert Löffler (2015, BSc., Univ. Konstanz, Germany)
  • Swapnil Gupta (2015, MITACS, from IIT Guwahati, India)
  • Mathieu Humbert (2015, Univ. Dijon, France)

– plus Jan Koloczek, Dirk Wiedmann, Lukas Schertl, Maxi Frei, Ullrich Siems, Otto Verhage, Sébastien Kawka, Mélanie Boussard, Elise Praly, Bloen Metzger, Philippe Gastrein, Vincent Fourmond, Laurent Talon, Damien Jurine, François Coulombeau, Laurent Daudet, Valerie Ego, Sébastien Manneville, and Julien Prieur (before 2015).