Physics Faculty


Cynthia Araujo / Alistair Baillie / Deirdre Batchelar / Thor Bjarnson / Jake Bobowski / Marco Carlone / Christina Haston / Michelle Hilts / John Hopkinson / Derek Hyde / Mehdi Jahandardoost / Andrew Jirasek / Marie-Pierre Milett / Murray Neuman / Jesse Tanguay / Tony Teke / Ben Tippett / Daniel Vollick / Joseph Yang 


JAKE BOBOWSKI
Senior Instructor, PHYSICS

WEBSITE

jake.bobowski@ubc.ca
SCI 261
250.807.9506

Jake BobowskiPhD University of British Columbia

RESEARCH: Custom microwave techniques for measuring electromagnetic properties of materials; low-temperature conductivity and penetration depth of unconventional superconductors; complex permittivity of waste-activated sludge.

TEACHING:
 Experimental physics; electronics; solid state physics; statistical. mechanics

CHRISTINA HASTON
Associate Professor, MEDICAL PHYSICS

WEBSITE

christina.haston@ubc.ca
ASC 347
250.807.9886

Christina HastonPhD University of Texas

RESEARCH:
Radiation oncology; radiation biophysics. 

TEACHING:
Medical physics, biophysics.

 JOHN HOPKINSON
Instructor, PHYSICS

john.hopkinson@ubc.ca
SCI 258
250.807.9504

John Hopkinson PhD Rutgers University

RESEARCH: Condensed matter theory: geometrically frustrated magnetism (spin ice, spin liquid, dimer models); hubbard ladders; mesoscopic physics; heavy fermion quantum criticality.


TEACHING:
First year physics, thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, particle physics, electromagnetism, solid state physics.

MEHDI JAHANDARDOOST
Sessional Instructor, PHYSICS

WEBSITE

mehdi.jahandardoost@ubc.ca
SCI 266

Medi JahandardoostPhD University of British Columbia Okanagan 

RESEARCH: Computational fluid dynamics, heat exchanger design and optimization, additive manufacturing, heat transfer, cardiovascular fluid mechanics, turbomachinery.

TEACHING: Fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, computational fluid dynamics, turbomachinery, numerical methods, physics.

ANDREW JIRASEK
Associate Professor, PHYSICS

WEBSITE

andrew.jirasek@ubc.ca
ASC 354
250.807.8812

Andrew JirasekPhD University of British Columbia

RESEARCH: Medical physics, radiation oncology physics, Raman spectroscopy, 3D radiation dosimetry.

TEACHING: Medical physics, electricity and magnetism, data and image processing.

MURRAY NEUMAN
Associate Professor, PHYSICS

murray.neuman@ubc.ca
SCI 256
250.807.9515

Dr. Murray NeumanPhD University of Manitoba

RESEARCH: Discrimination and separation of microscopic particles by optical and electromechanical methods; time series analysis; applications include possible development of new medical diagnostic methods based on physical sorting of different kinds of biological cells.

TEACHING: Classical and quantum mechanics; optics; fluids; environmental physics.

JESSE TANGUAY
Assistant Professor, MEDICAL PHYSICS

WEBSITE

jessetan@mail.ubc.ca
SCI 260
250.807.9634

Jesse TanguayPhD Western University

RESEARCH:
Medical imaging, medical image quality, spectroscopic x-ray imaging, alpha-particle imaging.             

TEACHING: Medical physics, electromagnetism, mechanics.

 BEN TIPPETT
Sessional Instructor,
MATH and PHYSICS

ben.tippett@ubc.ca
SCI 266
250.807.8239

Ben TippettPhD University of New Brunswick

RESEARCH: generalrelativity, zombie epidemic modelling

 DANIEL VOLLICK
Associate Professor, PHYSICS

dan.vollick@ubc.ca
SCI 264
250.807.9512

Dr. Daniel VollickPhD University of British Columbia

RESEARCH: General relativity; black holes; cosmology; string theory.

TEACHING: Electromagnetic field theory; quantum mechanics; general relativity.   

Adjunct Faculty

CYNTHIA ARAUJO
Senior Medical Physicist, BC Cancer Agency, Centre for the Southern Interior

Adjunct Professor, PHYSICS, UBC Okanagan and University of Victoria


WEBSITE


cynthia.araujo@ubc.ca

Cynthia Araujo

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Safe and effective use of radiation for the treatment of cancer including external beam and brachytherapy technique development and verification, implementation of new technology in radiation therapy, and the use of imaging in treatment planning and treatment verification.

TEACHING: Introduction to Medical Imaging.

ALISTAIR BAILLIE
Professional Practice Leader, BC Cancer Agency, Centre for the Southern Interior

Clinical Professor, UBC

Adjunct Professor, PHYSICS, UBC Okanagan

WEBSITE

abaillie@bccancer.bc.ca

Alistair BaillieRESEARCH INTERESTS: High precision radiotherapy.

DEIRDRE BATCHELAR
Senior Medical Physicist, BC Cancer Agency, Centre for the Southern Interior

Adjunct Professor, PHYSICS, UBC Okanagan

WEBSITE

dbatchelar@bccancer.bc.ca

D BatchelarRESEARCH INTERESTS: Advanced Imaging in Brachytherapy, high precision radiotherapy.

THOR BJARNASON
Medical Physicist, Interior Health Authority

Adjunct Professor, PHYSICS, UBC Okanagan

WEBSITE

thor.bjarnason@interiorhealth.ca

BjarnasonRESEARCH INTERESTS: Quality control, radiation safety, patient dose reduction, and image quality assessment in planar x-ray and CT.

 

MARCO CARLONE
Department Head, Medical Physics, BC Cancer Agency, Centre for the Southern Interior

Adjunct Professor, PHYSICS, UBC Okanagan

marco.carlone@bccancer.bc.ca

hiltsRESEARCH INTERESTS: Simulation of Linear accelerators, Use of magnetic fields in radiotherapy, Quality assurance in radiotherapy.

TEACHING: Linear accelerator physics.

MICHELLE HILTS
Senior Medical Physicist, BC Cancer Agency, Centre for the Southern Interior

Adjunct Professor, PHYSICS, UBC Okanagan and University of Victoria

WEBSITE

mhilts@bccancer.bc.ca

hiltsRESEARCH INTERESTS: Brachytherapy for breast cancer, 3D radiation dosimetry.

DEREK HYDE
Senior Medical Physicist, BC Cancer Agency, Centre for the Southern Interior

Adjunct Professor, PHYSICS, UBC Okanagan

WEBSITE

dyde2@bccancer.bc.ca

Derek Hyde2RESEARCH INTERESTS: Image-Guided Radiation Therapy for High-Precision Treatments.

MARIE-PIERRE MILETTE
Medical Physicist, BC Cancer Agency, Centre for the Southern Interior

Adjunct Professor, PHYSICS, UBC Okanagan

WEBSITE

mmilette@bccancer.bc.ca
Marie-Pierre Milettev2RESEARCH INTERESTS: Treatment Planning Optimization and Treatment Verification.
TONY TEKE
Medical Physicist, BC Cancer Agency, Centre for the Southern Interior

Adjunct Professor, PHYSICS,
UBC Okanagan

tteke2@bccancer.bc.ca
Tont TekeRESEARCH INTERESTS: Monte Carlo modeling, 4 Pi treatment planning optimization and verification, 4D dose calculation, SBRT/SRS, Quality assurance tests for trajectory treatments.
JOSEPH YANG
Senior Medical Physicist, BC Cancer Agency, Centre for the Southern Interior

Adjunct Professor, PHYSICS, UBC Okanagan

WEBSITE

jyang4@bccancer.bc.ca
Joseph Yang v2RESEARCH INTERESTS: Cone Beam CT Image Optimization and Novel Imaging Applications in Radiation Therapy.
 

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