Students and Postdocs

Current Graduate Students

Colin More, PhD candidate, Excitation of zonal flow accelerations in the Earth's core, started in April. 2011. Honors: NSERC-PGS doctoral fellowship, Hibbs travel award. Service: current president of the graduate student association.

Former Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Laurence Koot, July 2009 - December 2010, Earth's nutations and core-mantle electromagnetic coupling. Now a postdoctoral Fellow at the Royal Observatory of 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.

Former Undergraduate Students

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. Currently pursuing an MSc in Astrophysics, Univ. of Alberta.

Mitchell Liddell, Summer undergraduate research, May to August 2009, Honors: NSERC undergraduate research grant. Currently pursuing a PhD in Geophysics, Imperial College, London, UK.