Nuclear Physics Group

People

FacultyAdjunct Faculty Research AssociatesPost-Doctoral FellowsPh.D. StudentsM.Sc. StudentsUndergrad StudentsAlumni


  Faculty

Professor Paul Garrett
B.Sc.Eng. (1987), Queens University
M.Sc. (1988), McMaster University
Ph.D. (1993), McMaster University
pgarrettphysics.uoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x52192
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 220
Research Interests:
  • Collective States in Nuclei
  • Precision Tests of the Standard Model
  • Evolution of Shell Structure off Stability
Professor Alexandros Gezerlis
Diploma (2003), National Technical University of Athens
M.S. (2005), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D. (2009), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
gezerlisuoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x56755
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 219
Research Interests:
  • Theoretical nuclear physics
  • Nuclear astrophysics
  • Ultracold quantum gases
Professor Dennis Mücher
Diploma (2005), University of Cologne, Germany
Ph.D. (2009), University of Cologne, Germany
dmuecherphysics.uoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53549
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 224
Research Interests:
  • Applications of nuclear physics in medicine
  • Nuclear Astrophysics
  • Evolution of Shell Structure off Stability
Professor Carl Svensson,
Canada Research Chair in Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy and Rare Isotope Physics
B.Sc. (1995), McMaster University
Ph.D. (1998), McMaster University
svenuoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x54573
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 221
Research Interests:
  • γ-ray Spectroscopy of Exotic Nuclear States
  • Precision Tests of the Standard Model
  • Evolution of Nuclear Shell Structure far from stability

  Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Liliana Caballero
B.Sc. (1998), Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Ph.D. (2008), Indiana University
lcaballeumail.iu.edu
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53985
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 330
Research Interests:
  • Nuclear Astrophysics
  • Nucleosynthesis in explosive environments
  • Neutrino interactions in highly dense matter

  Research Associates

Dr. Vinzenz Bildstein
Ph.D. (2010), Technische Universität München vbildsteuoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53949
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 435D
Research Interests:
  • Evolution of shell structure away from stability
  • Particle and γ-ray spectroscopy
  • Use of transfer reactions to study single particle properties

  Post-Doctoral Fellows

Dr. Farnaz Ghazi Moradi
Ph.D. (2014), Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden fghazimouoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53984
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 404
Research Interests:
  • Nuclear structure of N = Z nuclei in the vicinity of 100Sn nucleus
  • Spectroscopy of proton-rich nuclei with Z,N <= 50
  • High-spin study of extremely neutron-deficient nuclei along the proton drip-line
Dr. Bruno Olaizola Mampaso
Ph.D. (2013), Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain bolaizoluoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53949
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 453D
Research Interests:
  • Nuclear structure of exotic neutron rich nuclei
  • β decay and γ-ray spectroscopy
  • Lifetimes of excited nuclear states

  Ph.D. Students

Greg Demand
B.Sc. (2007), University of Guelph (Theoretical Physics)
B.Sc. (2007), University of Guelph (Mathematics)
M.Sc. (2009), University of Guelph
gdemandphysics.uoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53840
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 406
Research Interests:
  • Experimental nuclear structure
Alejandra Diaz Varela
B.Sc. (2010), University of Guelph
M.Sc. (2013), University of Guelph
adiazvaruoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53840
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 406
Research Interests:
  • Nuclear structure of 198,199Hg using transfer reactions
  • Tests of CPT symmetry using Electric Dipole Moments
  • Nuclear structure of 110Cd using β-decay
Michelle Dunlop
B.Sc. (2009), University of Guelph
M.Sc. (2012), Simon Fraser University
boudreamuoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53840
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 406
Research Interests:
  • High-precision measurements of superallowed β decays
  • Fundamental Symmetry tests
Ryan Dunlop
B.Sc. (2009), University of Guelph
M.Sc. (2012), University of Guelph
rdunlopuoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53840
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 406
Research Interests:
  • Nuclear Astrophysics
  • Structure of neutron rich Cd isotopes
  • Fundamental Symmetry tests
Badamsambuu Jigmeddorj
B.Sc. (2000), National University of Mongolia (Physics)
M.Sc. (2002), National University of Mongolia (Nuclear Physics)
M.Sc. (2012), University of Guelph (Nuclear Physics)
bjigmedduoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53840
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 406
Research Interests:
  • Evolution of nuclear collectivity in the Z > 50 and N < 82 region
  • β-decay and γ-ray spectroscopy
  • Conversion electron spectroscopy
  • Shape coexistence
Andrew MacLean
B.Sc. (2013), Mount Allison University
M.Sc. (2016), University of Guelph
amacle02uoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53840
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 406
Research Interests:
  • GEANT4 Simulations
  • High-precision measurements of superallowed β decays
  • Fundamental Symmetry tests
James Wong
B.Sc. (2006), University of Guelph
M.Sc. (2008), University of Guelph
jwong01uoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53840
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 406
Research Interests:
  • Design of the DESCANT deuterated scintillator neutron detector array
  • Nuclear shell structure far from stability

  M.Sc. Students

Harris Bidaman
B.Sc. (2015), University of Guelph hbidamanuoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53840
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 406
Research Interests:
  • Shape coexistence in the N = 90 region
  • γ-ray spectroscopy
Mateusz Buraczynski
B.Sc. (2015), University of Guelph mburaczyuoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53840
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 406
Research Interests:
  • Nucleonic matter
  • Linear Response theory
Christina Burbadge
B.Sc. (2014), University of Guelph cburbadguoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53840
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 406
Research Interests:
  • Shape Coexistence in the N = 90 region
  • Using DWBA methods to study transfer reactions
Joseph Turko
B.Sc. (2015), University of Guelph jturkouoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53840
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 406
Research Interests:
  • GEANT4 simulations of the DESCANT neutron array
  • Fast neutron spectroscopy
Tammy Zidar
B.Sc. (2015), University of Guelph tzidaruoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53840
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 406
Research Interests:
  • γ-ray spectroscopy
  • Nuclear structure of exotic nuclei
  • Island of inversion around neutron-rich N = 20
Tash Zielinski
B.Sc. (2015), University of Guelph tzielinsmail.uoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53840
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 406
Research Interests:
  • Quantum Monte Carlo methods
  • Low-dimensional systems

  Undergraduate Research Students

Daniel Hortelano-Roig
dhortelamail.uoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53840
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 406
Research Interests:
  • GEANT4 Simulations of 34Ar Superallowed β Decay
Devin Hymers
dhymersmail.uoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53840
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 406
Dylan Kisliuk
dkisliukuoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53840
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 415b
Research Interests:
  • 162Er(p,p') analysis
Erin McGee
mcgeeemail.uoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53840
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 406
Research Interests:
  • 122I decay and the structure of 122Te
Charlie Pham
cphammail.uoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53840
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 406
Bernard Ross
bross02mail.uoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53840
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 406
Research Interests:
  • Pairing in neutron-star matter
Blair Tokiwa
btokiwamail.uoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53840
Fax: (519) 836-9967
Office: MacN 406