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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 Paul Prikryl – Research Scientist
  • Dr Karim Meziane – Research Scientist
  • Mr T. Kelly – Technical Officer
  • Mr R. Chadwick – Research Technician
  • Mr D. Themens – Ph.D. Student
  • Mr A. McCaffrey – Ph.D Student
  • Mr S. David – MSc Student
  • Ms S. Mukkirikkattu Mana Naraya – MSc Student
  • Mr B. Reid – MSc Student
  • Mr Ethan Brewster – Undergraduate summer student
  • Mr Connor Flynn – Undergraduate summer student
  • Mr Khuong Anh Huynh – Undergraduate summer student
  • Mr Zakaria Hanzal – Undergraduate summer student
Former Members of the 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)
  • Dr C. Watson – Ph.D. Student (2011-2015)
    – Currently post-doctoral fellow at UCAR - University Corporation of Atmospheric Research, Colorado
  • Mr Ian Smith – Undergraduate summer student (2014-2015)
  • Ms Sydney Graham – Undergraduate summer student (2015)
  • Ms V. Jain – Senior System Analyst (2014-2015) – Currently Programmer/Analyst at CGI
  • Mr Scott Goudreau – Undergraduate summer student (2014)
  • Mr Jason Manley – Undergraduate summer student (2014)
  • Mr Alex Nadeau – Undergraduate summer student (2014)
  • Dr Robert 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 John Adams – Undergraduate summer student (2012-2013)
  • Mr D. Themens – Undergraduate summer student (2009-2011) – Currently Ph.D. student 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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