Students and Postdocs
Current Graduate Students
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Former Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Laurence Koot, July 2009 - December 2010, Earth's nutations and core-mantle electromagnetic coupling. Now teaching physics at high school level, Brussels, Belgium.
Former Graduate Students
Martin Veasey, MSc., July 2008 - October 2010, The librations of Mercury and the size of its inner core. Honors: Hibbs travel award. Now employed by the Met Office, UK.
Daniel Laycock, PhD., September 2009 - December 2014, A generalized two dimensional quasigeostrophic model of thermal convection. Honors: NSERC-CGS doctoral fellowship, Hibbs travel award, Hibbs fellowship. Now employed by the Royal Bank of Canada.
Colin More, PhD., January 2011 - October 2017, Magnetically-forced axisymmetric zonal accelerations in Earth's outer core. Honors: NSERC-PGS doctoral fellowship, IGR Best student presentation, Hibbs travel award. Service: president of the graduate student association. Now employed by Wello, Finland.
Zhenhua Li, PhD. (co-supervision), September 2013 - September 2017, Rotational Seismology and Its Applications in Microseismic Event Localization. Now completing a postdoctoral fellowship, University of Alberta.
Olivier Organowski, MSc., September 2016 - December 2018, Viscoelastic Relaxation within the Moon and the Phase Lead of its Cassini State. Now employed by Peloton, Houston USA.
Christopher Stys, MSc, September 2016 - December 2018, Inner Cassini States of the Moon, and their implications for a mechanically driven dynamo. Honors: Hibbs travel award. Now self-employed as a video game designer, Edmonton.
Former Undergraduate Students
Gonzalo Rubio, undergraduate thesis project advisor, Numerical simulation of a quasi-geostrophic model of thermal convection, January to April 2017.
Christopher Stys, undergraduate thesis project advisor, Gravity variations induced by the precession of the Moon's inner core, January to April 2016.
Simone Strohmair, undergraduate thesis project advisor, Librations on Mercury, January to April 2013.
Matthew Quigley, Summer undergraduate research, Archaeomagnetic westward drift, May to August 2012, Honors: Physics department summer research grant.
Alice H. Koning, Co-op internship., Sept to Dec. 2011, Internal forcing of Mercury's long period free librations.
Mitchell Liddell, Summer undergraduate research, May to August 2009, Honors: NSERC undergraduate research grant.