Research Interests

  • Cosmic Microwave Background physics and models of inflation
  • Polarized dust and other astrophysical foregrounds
  • Modified theories of gravity
  • Reheating and simulations of the Big Bang
  • Black hole physics and numerical relativity

Research Group Website

Group Members


  • 2019 Outstanding contribution to the Planck mission (ESA)
  • 2019 Giuseppe and Vanna Cocconi Prize (EPS)
  • 2018 Gruber Cosmology Prize (Gruber Foundation, USA)
  • 2018 Marcel Grossmann Award (ICRA, Italy)
  • 2018 Group Achievement Award (RAS, UK)


  • B.Sc. Alberta
  • Ph.D. Alberta


Future courses may be subject to change.