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Craig Heinke

Associate Professor of Physics
Department of Physics
University of Alberta
CCIS 4-183
Edmonton, AB T6G 2E1

phone: (780) 248-1432
email: heinke $at$ ualberta.ca
fax: (780) 492-0714
Office: CCIS 2-109 (north side, 2nd floor)

Research Opportunities


I often have several small research projects appropriate for undergraduate students, typically involving the analysis of X-ray (or optical, or infrared) data on Unix/Linux type computers. Physics 499 projects are courses where the student gains experience with research and presentation, required for honours degrees in physics. I also occasionally have funding for paid summer research opportunities. To apply for summer research spots, send or email me a letter stating your interest, along with your current CV and (unofficial) recent transcript. Several of my undergraduates' research projects have resulted in papers published in refereed journals (see the "Group News" link above). Please see or email me to discuss possible projects.

Graduate Students

I have an opening available for a graduate student to start in fall 2017, at either the master's or Ph.D. level (depending on acceptance to the U of Alberta, which I can't guarantee). Please see my Research page, and/or my list of refereed publications (on my home page), to get an idea of the topics which I can supervise. Please email me to discuss this possibility; identifying the possibility of working in a particular professor's group in one's research statement generally helps graduate school applications.

Postdoctoral Researchers

Occasionally the stellar astrophysics group may be able to fund postdoctoral researchers; typically we advertise this on the AAS Job Register. If interested, please contact myself or the other group members: Prof. Natalia Ivanova, Prof. Sharon Morsink, Prof. Gregory Sivakoff, or Prof. Erik Rosolowsky.

Last modified: Thu Sep 29 09:51:35 MDT 2016