Current members

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


Project: Optimizing erasure
Tushar Saha Tushar Saha 
PhD Student [email]

Project:  Combining a Szilard engine with a measuring device

Karel Proesmans
Postdoc [email]


Project: DNA replication
Prithviraj Basak
[email]

Project:  TBD
Luis Reinalter
BSc thesis [email]
 

Project: Measuring Feedback trap in 3d

William Newberry
[email]

Project:  Faraday waves
Wen-Dong Deng
[email]

Project:  Cart-Pendulum Control
Jomar Sastrillo
NSERC USRA [email]
 

Project: Measuring Shannon entropy: Protocol Three




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:

  • 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)
  • 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)

– 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.

  • Ronja Fischer-Süßlin (2018, BSc., Univ. Konstanz, Germany)
  • Denesh Kumar (2018, IIT Madras, India)
  • Xiao-Yi Su (2018, MITACS student, Ocean University, Qingdao, China)
  • 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, Univ. Dijon, France)
  • Jan Koloczek (2014, BSc., Univ. Konstanz, Germany)

– plus 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 2014).