Current members

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


Project: Optimizing erasure
Tushar Saha
Tushar Saha 


Project:
TBD
Lisa Zhang Lisa Zhang
MSc Student [email]

Project: Mpemba effect in a feedback trap
Matthias Gey
BSc Student [email]


Project: Relevant information and work extraction
Jomar Sastrillo
NSERC USRA [email]
Project: Measuring Shannon entropy: Protocol Three
João Vitor Soares Ramos
MITACS Intern [email]


Project: Acausal response




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.

  • 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)
  • Otto Verhage (2005, BSc., Univ. of Utrecht, the Netherlands)
  • Sébastien Kawka (2004, BSc., Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France)
  • Mélanie Boussard (2004, Institut Pasteur, Paris)
  • Elise Praly (2003, BSc., Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France -- ENSL)
  • Bloen Metzger (2002, BSc., ENSL)
  • Philippe Gastrein (2002, BSc., ENSL)
  • Vincent Fourmond (2002, BSc., Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France)
  • Laurent Talon (2000, BSc., ENS)

and Damien Jurine, François Coulombeau, Laurent Daudet, Valerie Ego, Sébastien Manneville, and Julien Prieur (all ENS, before 2000). C'est fun!