faculty from outside Atlantic Canada

  • Bernard Carr
    School of Physics and Astronomy, Queen Mary, University of London
    Brief biography: Bernard Carr obtained his PhD from the University of Cambridge under the supervision of Stephen Hawking. He is currently a Full Professor at Queen Mary, University of London. His research interests include cosmology and black holes.
  • David Kubiznak
    Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics and Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo
    Brief biography: David Kubiznak obtained his PhD from the University of Alberta under the supervision of V Frolov in 2008. He is currently at the Perimeter Institute. His research interests include higher dimensional black holes.
  • Jorma Louko
    School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham
    Brief biography: Jorma Louko is Associate Professor in the School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham. His PhD is from the University of Helsinki. Before joining the Nottingham faculty he was a postdoc at the University of Alberta, Syracuse University, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, University of Maryland, and the Albert Einstein Institute.
  • James Lucietti
    School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh
    Brief biography: James Lucietti obtained his Ph.D in string theory at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the University of Cambridge in 2006 and held a college lectureship at the University of Oxford for a year before holding a postdoctoral fellowship at Durham University (2006-9). In 2009 he was awarded a five-year EPSRC advanced fellowship with Imperial College London, where he spent a year, before taking up a lectureship (assistant professorship) at the University of Edinburgh in 2010.
  • Jorge Zanelli
    Centro de Estudios Cientificos, Universidad de Chile
    Brief biography: Jorge Zanelli was born in Santiago and studied physics at the University of Chile and at the State University of New York, where he received his Ph.D in 1982. In 1984 he returned to a position at the University of Santiago and at the recently established Centro de Estudios Científicos de Santiago (CECs), of which he has been a research member until the present day. His current interests include black hole physics and Chern-Simons (super) gravity theories.