More information. This year the RSC elected 90 new fellows, including three foreign fellows, three specially elected fellows, and one honorary fellow this year. At UBC, we each have our own passion — and that unites us. More information. Our Department. The award is granted in recognition of a researcher's entire achievements to date to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future. He joins a very select group of scientists. WMAP and Planck collaborations were awarded the 2019 Giuseppe and Vanna Cocconi Prize by the European Physical Society "for providing high-precision measurements of the cosmic microwave background temperature anisotropies, leading to detailed information on properties of the universe and tests of cosmological models and fundamental physics." Bridget Hamilton 2007 President's Service Award for Excellence. Tongkai Huang is a Lab Engineering Technician and has been with PHAS for the past 16 years, starting in December 1999. The title of Mark's winning essay was "Building Up Spacetime with Quantum Entanglement" and was published in the Journal of General Relativity and Gravitation (GRG). This CAP medal was introduced in 1956, awarded on the basis of: Distinguished service to physics over an extended period of time, and/or; Recent outstanding achievement. Each prize is $3 million and presented in the fields of Life Sciences (up to five per year), Fundamental Physics (up to one per year) and Mathematics (up to one per year). His research interests have been in superstring theory and duality of string theories with strongly coupled gauge field theories and in quantum gravity. "The Rutherford Memorial Medals were established in 1980 by the RSC in memory of Lord Rutherford of Nelson, a great scientist and a leader in nuclear research. Tel: 604.822.3266. Fax: 604.822.2847 "The purpose of CAP's Brockhouse Medal, which is sponsored jointly by the Division of Condensed Matter and Materials Physics (DCMMP) and the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP), is to recognize and encourage outstanding experimental or theoretical contributions to condensed matter and materials physics.". Selections are made based on the number, quality, and timeliness of referee reports as collected in a database over the last 20 years. Mona Berciu was nominated for the 2010 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards. Academics from abroad, regardless of their discipline or nationality, may be nominated for a Humboldt Research Award. She was recognized "for ongoing contributions to the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the larger community. Students must apply for the Engineering […] Dr. Fujiwara of TRIUMF, UBC Green College, and of the University of Calgary (also the spokesperson for the ALPHA-Canada team) and Dr. Michael Hayden of Simon Fraser University on the team are both alumni of UBC Physics & Astronomy. ", Reiner Kruecken was elected Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). Only 22 such awards were given to physicists across North America this year, and Scott received one of only two awarded to researchers at Canadian Universities. News. Chris Waltham received the 2009/2010 Faculty of Science Achievement Award (Faculty). "Tier 2 Chairs, tenable for five years and renewable once, are for exceptional emerging researchers, acknowledged by their peers as having the potential to lead in their field. David Jones received the 2011/12 Killiam Faculty Research Fellowship. UBC Media Release. We host a full range of presentations and seminars including many on current and Every two weeks, the Outreach Program will be sharing a physics or astronomy challenge that students can do at home. Ingrid was nominated by APS Division of Astrophysics and elected "For scientific leadership and meticulous work in instrumentation, in novel tests of General Relativity using multiple binary radio pulsars, and in the detailed study of numerous interesting radio pulsars systems using high-precision timing. Learn more. With a strong foundation of academic courses, project courses, and co-op work experience, the five-year Engineering Physics program provides you with the skills and experience needed to develop new technology and interdisciplinary engineering projects. Engineering Physics is one of the most competitive and academically challenging undergraduate programs at UBC. Joshua Folk received the 2010 Sloan Research Fellowship; fellowships are awarded to 118 outstanding US and Canadian early reserachers. ". Inquiries regarding the Engineering Physics program should be made through the Engineering Physics program office, room 333A, Hennings Building. The prizes are awarded annually, from the Killam Endowment Fund, to faculty nominated by students, colleagues, and alumni in recognition of excellence in teaching. Harvey Richer was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. For each Tier 2 Chair, the university receives $100,000 annually for five years. Event Location: This fellowship assists promising faculty members who wish to devote full time to research and study in their field during a recognized study leave. View additional description of awards won by PHAS faculty and staff members. APS press release. People in the department are listed alphabetically according to their role at the university. Mark Van Raamsdonk received the 2015 UBC Killam Research Fellowship, which "enables promising faculty to pursue full-time research during a recognized study leave.". Meetings start with lectures. ENPH 253 Robot Summer 2020 @ home edition Our Corporate Supporters Mark Van Raamsdonk was awarded the CAP-CRM Prize in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics "for his highly original, influential contributions to several areas of theoretical physics, including string theory, quantum field theory, and quantum gravity. "This prestigious NASA certificate is awarded to any combination of Government and/or non-Government individuals for an outstanding group accomplishment that has contributed substantially to NASA's mission." The annual award recognizes faculty who demonstrate excellence in teaching. The award honors Willis E. Lamb, Jr., famous laser scientist and 1955 winner of the Nobel Prize in physics, who gave us many seminal insights and served as our guide in so many areas of physics and technology." Connect via zoom, Apply now: NSERC USRA & other undergrad research awards, Former PHAS professor Carl Hansen featured in media for successful AbCellera IPO, Landmark ALPHA result garners editor’s pick among 15 years of Nature Physics, Engineering Physics student Brendon Tankwa named 2021 Rhodes Scholar, UBC scientists partner with Microsoft to develop next generation of cancer imaging and treatment tools, Superconducting instability in a doped Mott insulator: Exact results, Gravity, entropy, and cosmology: in search of clarity, Testing the No-Hair Theorem and the Area Theorem with LIGO, Imaging phonon-mediated hydrodynamic flow in WTe2 with cryogenic quantum magnetometry, Separating wheat from chaff: Big data challenges from the Legacy Survey of Space and Time. According to American Physical Society, no more than one half of one percent of the membership is elected to fellowship. Mona Berciu was awarded a Faculty of Science Killam Prize for Excellence in Teaching. This medal was introduced in 1956 and has been awarded annually since. The 2008 CAP/DCMMP Brockhouse Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Condensed Matter and Materials Physics is awarded to Jess Brewer, University of British Columbia. Bridget was awarded for her twenty-three years of dedicated service as the Departmental Receptionist; Bernhard was awarded for his outstanding service to the Engineering Physics Program as the Engineering Technician. The criterion for election is exceptional contributions to the physics enterprise; e.g., outstanding physics research, important applications of physics, leadership in or service to physics, or significant contributions to physics education. "The CAP Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Physics is awarded on the basis of distinguished service to physics over an extended period of time, and/or recent outstanding achievement. The objective of this program is to bring outstanding UBC early-career researchers together to share ideas and research approaches. Chris Waltham will receive an Alumni Achievement Award for Outstanding Faculty Community Outreach Award. Close to 100 researchers (including faculty, postdocs, and research associates) are involved in a wide range of research disciplines in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at UBC. Before joining UBC, she was an Assistant Professor of Physics at Ryerson University in Toronto. The Department of Physics and Astronomy is a broad-based department with a wide range of research interests covering many key topics in contemporary physics, astronomy, and applied physics. Theresa Liao received the 2012 Faculty of Science Achievement Award in the staff category, for her promotion of the Physics and Astronomy Department to the public, and facilitation of an atmosphere of easy communication between physics undergraduate students and the department, as well as her guidance of the development of our new departmental website. Gar Fisher was awarded for his dedicated service to the PHAS Electronics Lab. See the Genetic Engineering News Article. See RSC site for details. Bill Unruh has joined Stephen Hawking and other eminent physicists as a Distinguished Research Chair at the Perimeter Institute". The Outstanding Referee program expresses appreciation for the essential work that anonymous peer reviewers do for our journals. The fellowship program is the oldest program of the New York-based Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Connect via zoom, Wednesday, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Looking for someone? The President’s Staff Awards at the Vancouver campus recognize the personal achievements and contributions that our staff make to UBC, and to the vision and goals of the University. Department of Physics & Astronomy. He was awarded for his long-standing dedication and innovative work in the undergraduate teaching labs, from the 4th year advanced lab to designing and refining experiments for the new 1st year programs. Five were from UBC. Fellowships are awarded to 118 outstanding US and Canadian early researchers. Bill was nominated by the University of Duisburg Essen, and will be spending up to one year cooperating on a long-term research project with specialist colleagues there. The award recognizes staff, students and faculty whose service contributions have had a significant positive impact in achieving UBC Science's mission. The award was established in 2009 upon a gift by Peter G. Martin, Past-President of the Society and Professor at the University of Toronto. Students normally take another four years to complete a Bachelor of Applied Science in Engineering Physics. She was cited for her work in encouraging participation of women in physics. Jeff Young was awarded a Faculty of Science Achievement Award for five years of tireless service as the department head. Current and past UBC researchers receiving a portion of the award are: Frank Berghaus, Sophie Berkman, Daniel Brook-Roberge, Tudor Costin, Reena Meijer Drees, Salvador Gil, Simon Hastings, Chris Hearty, Jaret Heise, Blair Jamieson, Jiae Kim, Brian Kirby, Robert Komar, Thomas Kutter, Thomas Lindner, Mark McCarthy, Christian Nally, Hui-Siong Ng, Christine Nielsen, Scott Oser, Yevgeniy Petrov, Alan Poon, Shirin Sabouri, Hirohisa Tanaka, Shimpei Tobayama, Yaroslav Tserkvonyak, Tyron Tsui, Chris Waltham, Juergen Wendland, and Joanna Zalipska. The award is sponsored by the Physics of Quantum Electronics (PQE) conference and presented at its Winter Colloquium in Snowbird, Utah. Other members of the full team who are currently at UBC are Research Fellow Dr. James Zibin and graduate student Dagoberto Contreras. Congratulations Bridget and Bernhard! Students enter the Engineering Physics Program after completion of first year. Marina Milner-Bolotin, a Research Associate with the department, received the Faculty of Science Achievement Award (Faculty). For each Tier 2 Chair, the university receives $100,000 annually for five years. Through this, Helmholtz aims to promote intensified cooperation with the scientists and their research institutions. Andre Marziali won the 2016 Margaret Fulton Award for Student Development given by UBC. Harvey is among 30 UBC Science researchers elected to the society since 2000. The award acknowledges outstanding contributions made by teaching faculty in Science. The $10,000 award was presented for A Powerful New Device and Method for Detecting and Concentrating Nucleic Acids from Complex and Dilute Samples. | Learn More. "Any active APS member is eligible for nomination and election to Fellowship. "The Hagler Institute for Advanced Study at Texas A&M University selects its Faculty Fellows from among top scholars who have distinguished themselves through outstanding professional accomplishments or significant recognition.". He is noted for his co-invention of the parity anomaly in odd-dimensional gauge field theories and his pioneering work on graphene. He was the Electronics Shop Manager and Engineer for the Department of Physics & Astronomy. Highlights include advances in the theory of D-branes and other non-perturbative objects in string theory, the ultraviolet-infrared mixing in non-commutative quantum field theory, and the deconfinement transition in gauge theory, as well as his novel proposal that the emergence of spacetime is profoundly connected with quantum entanglement". Andrea Damascelli was elected a Senior Fellow of the CIFAR Quantum Materials Program in January. She inspires students both in and out of lecture halls, and encourages students to take part in extracurricular activities and the Co-op program to build professional skills which cannot be obtained in lecture halls.". Reiner Kruecken (TRIUMF/UBC Physics & Astronomy) was named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). This is an annual award for outsatnding experimental of theoretical contributions to condensed matter and material physics. | Paul Hickson received the Group Achievement Award certificate from NASA on behalf of the Meter Class Autonomous (MCAT) Build Team. Joerg Rottler received the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award. Bill Unruh received the Willis E. Lamb Award for Laser Science and Quantum Optics. This annual award is given to an undergraduate program or department that has had a significant positive impact on student life and student development at UBC. His project is titled "Microfluidic instrumentation for single-cell chemical genetics". ", Douglas Scott received the 2017 UBC Killam Research Prize (senior category), "recognizing outstanding research and scholarly contributions.". Academic Advising is available through the program office, or by appointment with the program director, Dr. Andre Marziali, email: andre@phas.ubc.ca. The Royal Society of Canada fellowships are the highest academic accolade in the sciences, humanities and arts bestowed in this country. Planck Collaboration members at UBC have included Professor Douglas Scott, postdoctoral fellows Yinzhe Ma, Adam Moss and James Zibin, and graduate students Dagoberto Contreras and Ali Narimani. The internationally recognized research performed by our researchers and their students is supported by superb facilities both within the department and in related institutions on campus. Ian Affleck was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society in its 350th anniversary year. Bill Unruh received the Humboldt Research Award. Before joining UBC, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Princeton University. Learn more. NEW December 16, 2020 Updates regarding 2021 Physics Olympics announced. Steve Plotkin was recognized with the Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modeling Graphics 2010 Prize. John Ho and Mark Carlson received the 2019 Staff Service Awards in recognition of outstanding departmental support. Mark Halpern and Gary Hinshaw of UBC Physics & Astronomy have been awarded the 2012 Gruber Cosmology Prize for their work as part of a 2003 NASA mission that pinpointed the age of the Universe at 13.75 billion years. The Doctor of Science, honoris causa, recognises Gordon as an expert on quantum field theory. Tongkai Huang and Leanne Ebbs received the 2015 Physics & Astronomy Staff Awards. See NASA's WMAP site for details. These are distinguished men and women from all branches of learning who have made remarkable contributions in the arts, the humanities and the sciences, as well as in Canadian public life. Andre Marziali has been awarded the 2007 Innovation Award by the Association for Laboratory Automation. Doug Bryman received the 2011 W. K. H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics. Mark Halpern was recognized, along with his colleagues on the WMAP mission, with a prestigious NASA Group Achievement Award. Nominations are made by students, alumni and faculty. We appreciate your interest. The Organizing Committee is Marina Milner-Bolotin, Dept. Mark van Raamsdonk won the 2010 Gravity Research Foundation Essay Competition. 2036 Main Mall. Carl was recognized as a Scholar in the Biomedical field. Event Location: The UBC Physics Circle invites motivated high school students (grades 10–12) to join us as we build up this toolset, and apply it to everything from buying a cup of coffee to the deepest mysteries of the cosmos. It recognizes a Canadian astronomer or an astronomer working in Canada for the outstanding achievement in research (either as a specific achievement or as a lifetime of research). James Charbonneau and Simon Bates received the 2016 Killam Teaching Awards for Science instructors to. The team includes PHAS physicists Dr. Walter Hardy, Dr. Takamasa Momose (associate from chemistry), along with Nathan Evetts, Andrea Gutierrez, Mario Michan and Sarah Seif El Nasr. Steacie Memorial Fellowship. Email: cmps.okanagan@ubc.ca Please direct all general inquires to the above email address and graduate related inquiries to cmps.gradassist@ubc.ca. For more information. Killam Faculty Research Fellowships are awarded to assist promising faculty members, who wish to devote full time to research and study in their field during a recognized study leave. "The IES Fellow designation shall be awarded to a Member of the Society for valuable contribution to the technical activities of the Society; to the art or science of illumination; or to the related scientific or engineering fields.". Bill Unruh was awarded the Helmholtz International Fellow. The fellowship program is the oldest program of the New York-based Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. ", Jens Dilling received the 2013 CAP-TRIUMF Vogt Medal for Outstanding Experimental or Theoretical Contributions to Subatomic Physics. The awards recognize staff, students and faculty whose contributions in areas such as service, administration, leadership and outreach have had significant positive impact in achieving the goals of the Faculty of Science. Awardees receive $100,000 per year in research support for five years, plus an additional $10,000 per year for the Investigator's department. His research has provided fundamental estimates of the age of the Universe, the density of dark matter, and the dynamics and formation of galaxies and globular clusters. Science students with Physics 11, but not Physics 12 are required to take 3 credits of physics. Swarn is noted "[f]or warm, efficiency, faultless organization, consistency, care, and exemplary service to the Faculty of Science and the University of British Columbia through the Pacific Institute of Theoretical Physics.". More information. The work advances understanding of the electronic structure of some of the most challenging, and most studied, materials in condensed matter physics. Douglas Bonn, Mark Halpern, Walter Hardy, and Gary Hinshaw were named on the Global Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List by the Clarivate Analytics. Ian Affleck received the American Physical Society Onsager Prize. | Learn more about the Outstanding Referee program. These awards recognize staff, students and faculty whose contributions in areas such as service, administration, leadership and outreach have had a significant positive impact in achieving the goals of the Faculty of Science. Gary Hinshaw was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Stay Connected! While the nature of our work is diverse, we’re all driven by the same aspiration: to contribute to positive change. Welcome UBC Engineering Physics is the ideal program for those who strive to invent new devices, advance science and pursue careers at the leading edge of high-technology, both locally and internationally. "This election reflects the high esteem the members of our academy have for you and for your scientific work," said the French Academy of Sciences. The University of British Columbia Okanagan campus UBC Search UBC Search Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science Department of Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Statistics Andrea Damascelli received the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award, Humboldt Foundation, Germany (March 2012). Scott Oser was elected Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). According to the Foundation website, "Mark Van Raamsdonk uses the holographic insights from the gauge-gravity duality to obtain new results in the theory of quantum gravity. Douglas Scott has been recognized by the APS as an Outstanding Referee. Noted among his Outreach achievements, is Chris's work with the Michael Crooks Physics & Astronomy Outreach Laboratory which aims to reconnect education with the natural and high-technology world around us, and the excitement and fulfillment of being able to understand and contribute to it. Steven Plotkin and Andrea Damascelli were honoured as Killam Faculty Research Junior Fellows. Gordon has been a professor at UBC since 1990. Ludovic van Waerbeke, renowned for his research in the detection of dark matter and related topics in cosmology and fundamental physics, receives the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award from the Humboldt Foundation in Germany. She was awarded for her outstanding service to the operations of the department, from financial work to TA assignments. Richly deserved, Andrea! UBC WMAP members include PHAS professors Mark Halpern and Gary Hinshaw. Both have spent the past 10+ years with the department: Derek started in PHAS in August 2007, and Eileen in October 2001. Event Location: He was selected “for scientific and technical leadership on the BaBar experiment which produced important results on CP violation, flavor physics, and many other areas.”, Alison Lister was awarded a prestigious Tier II Canada Research Chair this year. The University of British Columbia Vancouver campus . of Physics […] Scott Oser and Chris Waltham, NSERC John C. Polanyi Award 2006, Ian Affleck 2006 CAP Medal for Lifetime Achievement, Andrzej Kotlicki 2006 Faculty of Science Achievement Award, Walter Hardy 2005 BC Innovation Council Award, Doug Bonn 2005 Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Robert Francis Kiefl 2005 American Physical Society Fellow, Eileen Campbell and Doug Wong 2005 Physics & Astronomy Staff Service Awards, Harold Davis, Tom Felton and Tony Walters 2004 Physics & Astronomy Staff Service Awards, Gordon Semenoff 2000 CAP/CRM Medal for Theoretical and Mathematical Physics, Gordon Semenoff 2000 Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Mary Ann Potts 2003 Physics & Astronomy Staff Service Award, CAP-TRIUMF Vogt Medal for Contributions to Subatomic Physics, CAP Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Physics, Willis E. Lamb Award for Laser Science and Quantum Optics, Hagler Fellow of Texas A&M University Award, Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics, Dean of Science Excellence in Service award, Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS), The Peter G. Martin Award for Mid-Career Achievement, 2017 UBC Killam Research Prize (senior category), the Group Achievement Award certificate from NASA, elected Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS), 2016 Qilak Award for Astronomy Communications, Public Education and Outreach, Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, Fellowship in the American Physical Society, Simons Foundation Investigator in Physics, Dean of Science Excellence in Service Award, UBC Killam Faculty Research Fellowships (Senior Category), CAP-CRM Prize in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics, NSERC Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering, CAP Medal for Excellence in Teaching Undergraduate Physics, 2013 CAP-TRIUMF Vogt Medal for Outstanding Experimental or Theoretical Contributions to Subatomic Physics, 2013 UBC Science Achievement Awards (Faculty), UBC Killam Faculty Research Fellowships (Junior Category), President’s Staff Awards (Vancouver Campus), W. K. H. 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