Research Projects

Supervisor(s): 

Dane McCamey

The interaction of light with molecules leads to the formation of excitons. If we can control the .

Supervisor(s): 

Dane McCamey

Coherent quantum effects are usually associated with extremely low temperature, making widespread technological applications difficult.

Supervisor(s): 

Tim Duty

Measuring charge with sub-electron resolution in a solid-state device is crucial for quantum technologies and other precision measurement applications.

Supervisor(s): 

Tim Duty
The anti-de Sitter/conformal field theory (AdS-CFT) correspondence is a conjectured relationship between string theories of quantum gravity, and field theories, some of which purport to describe quantum pha

Supervisor(s): 

Tim Duty

The low-temperature states of bosonic fluids exhibit fundamental quantum effects at the macroscopic scale, with Bose-Einstein condensation, superfluidity, and superconductivity as well-known examples.

Supervisor(s): 

Alex Hamilton
Ashwin Srinivasan

You have probably been taught that valence band holes are essentially just heavy electrons, with a positive charge and a positive effective mass. This is incorrect.

Supervisor(s): 

Maria Cunningham

How life formed on Planet Earth is one of the big questions that we want to answer as scientists.

Supervisor(s): 

Maria Cunningham


The formation and evolution of stars drives the evolution of galaxies in the universe at all epochs (times), from the earliest observable galaxies to our own Milky Way.

Supervisor(s): 

Dennis Stello

NASA's Kepler mission has provided a legacy data set for the study of stars and their planets.

Supervisor(s): 

Adam Micolich

History has seen us go from fingers to the abacus to electronic calculators, and ultimately to powerful supercomputers, to rapidly solve mathematical and numerical problems.

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