Department News

Nano Ontario Conference a Big Success

Congratulations to Professor John Dutcher and the rest of the Organizing Committee (Reggi Vallillee, Kiley Rider, Rachel Baker, Mike Grossutti, Hurmiz Shamana, Erin Shelton, Richard Parg, John Atkinson and Ben Baylis) on running a very successful …

University Professor Emeritus Innes K. MacKenzie Has Passed Away

With the passing of Innes Mackenzie, the Physics Department mourns the man who, in a short period around 1970, laid its foundations, which proved to be deep and solid. Those of us who worked with him and those who knew him only by repute offer the …

PhysPhest 2016 Results

PhysPhest is a celebration of the research being conducted in the Physics Department by M.Sc. and Ph.D. students (in GWPI and …

In Memoriam - Professor John J. Simpson

Professor John J. Simpson FRSC, a highly distinguished member of the Physics department from 1969 to 2002, passed away in the Netherlands on August 23rd 2016. John was born in North Bay, Ontario in 1939. He leaves his wife Marianne, his …

Professor Vladimir Ladizhansky promoted to Full Professor

Congratulations to Vladimir Ladizhansky on his dedication to excellence, world-leading research, strong teaching, excellent mentorship of students and postdoctoral fellows, all which resulted in his promotion to full professorship effective July 1 …

2016 CPES Undergraduate Poster Session Winners

The winners of the CPES Undergraduate Poster Session, which was held on August 5th, 2016, are: First Overall: Alexzandra Hughes-Visentin (Physics) for her poster titled "The growth and purification of a chlo …