Current members

John Bechhoefer John Bechhoefer
Supervisor [email]
Avinash Kumar Avinash Kumar
MSc Student [email]


Project: Optimizing erasure
Tushar Saha
Tushar Saha 


Project:  Combining a Szilard engine with a measuring device
Lisa Zhang Lisa Zhang
MSc Student [email]

Project: Mpemba effect in a feedback trap
Ronja Fischer-Süßlin
BSc Student [email]


Project: Underdamped motion in a feedback trap
Jomar Sastrillo
NSERC USRA [email]
Project: Measuring Shannon entropy: Protocol Three



Xiao-Yi Su
MITACS [email]
Project: Inverse Mpemba Effect






Alumni

Senior visitors:

  • 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:

  • Antoine Baker (2012-13; dataiku.com, Paris)
  • Yonggun Jun (2009-11; Asst. Prof., Physics, Nat. Central Univ., Taiwan)
  • Michel Gauthier (2008-10; Undergraduate Physics Laboratory Coordinator, Univ. of Ottawa)
  • Connie Roth (2004-5; Assistant Prof., Physics, Emory Univ.)
  • Yuekan Jiao (2002-4; Research Associate, PAPRICAN)
  • Ramesh Rao (2000)
  • Mike Degen (1997-9; Project Manager, Rigaku Innovative Technologies)
  • Gavin Wheeler (1998-9)

 

Graduate students:

  • 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)
  • 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; Univ. of Guelph PhD Program)
  • Haiyang Zhang (2005, MSc; Oxford Business School MSc program, England)
  • Suckjoon Jun (2004, PhD; faculty at UC San Diego)
  • Bram Sadlik (2004, MSc; Head of Optical Engineering, CLEARink Displays
  • Christoph Hebeisen (2002, MSc; U. Toronto PhD Program)
  • Anand Yethiraj (1999, PhD; faculty at Memorial Univ [Nfld])
  • Jeff Hutter (1997, PhD; faculty member at U. Western Ontario)
  • Nancy Tamblyn (1994, MSc)

 

NSERC USRAs and other undergrads from Canada: The USRA is a wonderful program that helps undergrads in Canada get research experience.

  • Paul Omelchenko (2013-4, BSc thesis, SFU)
  • Leo Koppel (2014, USRA from Queens)
  • Leith Znaimer (2014, from McGill)
  • Daniel Baker (2013, USRA, from UBC)
  • Clinton Innes (2010, VP-USRA, Univ. of Guelph)
  • Thomas Luo (2007 and 2008, from UBC)
  • Karl Wouterloot (2008, USRA and BSc thesis, from UBC)
  • Chris Ward (2008, USRA, from UBC)
  • Brandon Marshall (2006, USRA, from UBC)
  • Alex Bowie (2005, USRA, from UBC)
  • Stefan Murphy (2005, USRA and BSc thesis, from Acadia Univ.)
  • Russell Woods (2004, USRA, from Alberta)
  • Kevin Wong (2003, 2004; SFU)
  • Lorraine Courneyea (2003, USRA, from UBC)
  • Tim Warner (2002, USRA, from SFU)
  • Russ Greenall (2000, USRA, from SFU)
  • Bram Sadlik (2000, USRA, from UBC)
  • Matt Case (1999, USRA, from Memorial)
  • Nicolas Costanzino (1998, BSc thesis, SFU)
  • Angelo Miele (1993, USRA, from UWO)

 

International Connections: Over the years, many students from abroad have come for short stays (3-6 months) in the lab.

  • Matthias Gey (2017, BSc., Univ. Konstanz, Germany)
  • João Vitor Soares Ramos (2017, MITACS student, Univ. Federale de Itajuba, Brazil)
  • Yannick Dreher (2016, BSc., Univ. Konstanz, Germany)
  • Robert Löffler (2015, BSc., Univ. Konstanz, Germany)
  • Swapnil Gupta (2015, MITACS student, from IIT Guwahati, India)
  • Mathieu Humbert (2015, from Univ. Dijon, France)
  • Jan Koloczek (2014, BSc., Univ. Konstanz, Germany)
  • Dirk Wiedmann (2012, BSc., Univ. Konstanz, Germany)
  • Lukas Schertl (2012, BSc., Univ. Konstanz, Germany)
  • Maxi Frei (2010, BSc., Univ. Konstanz, Germany)
  • Ullrich Siems (2008, BSc., Univ. Konstanz, Germany)

and 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 2008).