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Research

Research Areas

  • Development of radio and optical techniques and instrumentations for probing the Earth's upper atmosphere
  • Solar wind – Magnetosphere – Ionosphere coupling
  • Ionospheric irregularities and structures
  • Electrodynamical coupling between different regions of upper atmosphere

Research Group

Research Group Members
Current:
  • Dr. A. Kascheev – Research Scientist
  • Dr. P. Prikryl – Research Scientist
  • Dr. K. Meziane – Research Scientist
  • Dr. S. Patra – Post Doctoral Fellow
  • Dr. A. Seif – Post Doctoral Fellow
  • Dr. D. R. Themens – Post Doctoral Fellow
  • Dr. A. McCaffrey – Programming Scientist
  • Mr. T. Kelly – Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. A. Farnham – HF Radio Systems Engineer
  • Mr. R. Chadwick – Research Technician
  • Mr. J. Bernard – Computational Research Consultant
  • Mr. B. Reid – Ph.D. Student
  • Ms. V. M. Sreedevi – M.Sc. Student
  • Mr. E. Braden – M.Sc. Student
  • Mr. C. Flynn – B.Sc. Student
  • Mr. K. Khuong Anh Huynh – B.Sc. Student
  • Mr. M. Nguyen – B.Sc.E. Student
  • Ms. S. Ripley – B.Sc. Student
Former Members of the Group:
  • Dr. D. R. Themens – Ph.D. Student (2013-2018)
    – Currently Post Doctoral Fellow in my group
  • Dr. A. McCaffrey – Ph.D. Student (2014-2018)
    – Currently Programming Scientist in my group
  • Dr. H. Mezaoui – Ph.D. Student (2012-2017)
    – Currently Data Scientist at Avrij Canada in Fredericton, NB
  • Dr. R. Athieno – Ph.D. Student (2012-2017)
  • Mr. E. Brewster – Undergraduate summer student (2016-2017)
  • Mr. Z. Hanzal – Undergraduate summer student (2017)
  • Dr. C. Watson – Ph.D. Student (2011-2015)
    – Currently post-doctoral fellow at UCAR - University Corporation of Atmospheric Research, Colorado
  • Mr. I. Smith – Undergraduate summer student (2014-2015)
  • Ms. S. Graham – Undergraduate summer student (2015)
  • Ms. V. Jain – Senior System Analyst (2014-2015) – Currently Programmer/Analyst at CGI
  • Mr. S. Goudreau – Undergraduate summer student (2014)
  • Mr. J. Manley – Undergraduate summer student (2014)
  • Mr. A. Nadeau – Undergraduate summer student (2014)
  • Dr. R. Burston – Research Scientist (2011-2012)
  • Dr S.C. Mushini – Ph.D. Student (2007-2012)
    – Currently "Eyes High" post-doctoral fellow at University of Calgary, Canada
  • Mr. J. Adams – Undergraduate summer student (2012-2013)
  • Mr. D. Themens – Undergraduate summer student (2009-2011) – Currently Post Doctoral Fellow at UNB
  • Ms. E. Vickers-Drennan – Undergraduate summer student (2011)
  • Mr, N. Hetherington; Research Assistant (2010-2011) – Currently Ph.D. student at UofT
  • Dr. D. Pokhotelov – Research Scientist (2008-2010)
    – Currently Scientist at Finnish Meteorological Institute
  • Mr. L. Tymowski – System Analyst (2009-2010) – Currently System Administrator at Cybera Inc.
  • Mr. E. Webster – Undergraduate summer student (2009)
  • Ms. S. Sadighi – M.Sc. Student (2007-2009) – Currently working in the industry
  • Mr. B. Wood – Undergraduate summer student (2008)
  • Mr. R. Brideau – Undergraduate summer student (2007)
  • Mr. Z. Hamza – Undergraduate summer student (2006 and 2007) – Currently working in the industry
  • Mr. M. Gill – Undergraduate summer student (2006)
  • Mr. J. Langille – Undergraduate summer student (2006) – Currently Ph.D. student at UNB

Projects

Research Collaborators

Industrial Collaborators

Teaching

  • PHYS 1062 – Introductory Physics - II (Physical Science Interest) – Winter 2017
  • PHYS 1091 – Experiments in Introductory Physics -I – Fall 2016
  • PHYS 1071 – Introductory Physics - I (Health & Life Science Interest) – Fall 2015
  • PHYS 2351 – Quantum Physics – Fall 2013 – 2014
  • PHYS 3322 – Electromagnetism I – Winter 2013
  • PHYS 4823 – Advanced Electronics – Fall 2013
  • PHYS 1062 – Introductory Physics – Intersession 2011
  • PHYS 2051 – Survey of Modern Physics – Fall 2009
  • PHYS 2052 – Survey of Modern Physics – Winter 2006 – 2008
  • PHYS 2327 – Circuits and Elementary Electronics – Winter 2011 – 2014
  • PHYS 3023 – Electromagnetic fields – Fall 2005 – 2010
  • PHYS 3122 – Digital Electronics – Winter 2009, Winter 2011
  • PHYS 4122 – Instrumentation in Physics – Winter 2008, Winter 2011
  • PHYS 6021 – Electromagnetic theory (shared with Dr. Tokaryk) – Fall 2007 – 2008
  • PHYS 6121 – Selected topics in advanced physics – Winter 2009, Winter 2011

Professional Services

  • Chair - Commission G&H, Canadian National Committee (CNC) of the International Union of Radio Science (URSI) – 2011 – 2018
  • Member – Canadian Committee on Antarctic Research – 2013 – 2019
  • Member – Space and Atmospheric Environment Advisory Committee (SAEAC) of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) – 2006 – 2011
  • Chair – Division of Atmospheric and Space Physics (DASP) of the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) – 2007 – 2010
  • Vice Chair – Division of Atmospheric and Space Physics (DASP) of the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) – 2006 – 2007
 
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