The Physics of Information Group

 

 

Current group members:

 

Prof. Achim Kempf

University Research Chair 2014-, Canada Research Chair for the Physics of Information 2004-2014

 

Research Assistant Professor:

  • Prof. Ghazal Geshnezjani

Postdoctoral Fellows:

  • Dr. Maite Dupuis (Banting postdoctoral fellowship)
  • Dr. Lovneesh Garg (NSERC Engage project grant)

Graduate students:

  • Robert Jonsson, Ph.D. student, Ontario Trillium scholarship
  • Mikhail Panine, Ph.D. student, NSERC scholarship
  • Cohl Furey, Ph.D. student (also at PI)
  • Jason Pye, Master's student, NSERC scholarship
  • Daniel Huemmer, Master's student, scholarship from the German Natl. Merit Foundation
  • David Layden, Master's student, NSERC scholarship
  • Guillaume Verdon, Master's student

Summer students of 2014:

  • Eugene Tang (of UW)
  • Brian Fernandez (of UW, with Dr. Eduardo Martin-Martinez)

Faculty members in Applied Mathematics with related interests:

  • Prof. Eduardo Martin-Martinez
  • Prof. Joseph Emerson
  • Prof. John Wainwright
  • Prof. Florian Girelli
  • Prof. Raymond McLenaghan
     

Informal visitors:

  • Dr. Siavash Aslanbeigi

 

If you are interested in graduate studies with me, please see here.

 

Former group members:

What are my group's former Postdocs, Ph.D. students, Masters and summer students doing now? The following list represents latest known news and is likely not complete nor up to date:

  • Dr. William Donnelly (Master's here, PhD at Univ. of Maryland, postdoc here, postdoc at UC Santa Barbara from 2014
  • Daniel Huemmer (Master's here in 2014)
  • David Rouben (summer student here in 2013)
  • Alvaro Martin-Alhambra (summer student here, from Oxford, in 2013)
  • Eric Webster (Master's here then joined crowd sourcing startup Sep 2013)
  • Aidan Chatwin-Davies (Master's here then Ph.D. student at CalTech from Sep 2013)
  • Dr. Yufang Hao, (Ph.D. here, joined Morgan Stanley Strats & Modeling (MSSM) from Jan. 2014)
  • Dr. Olaf Dreyer (postdoc here, then postdoc at University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy, from 2011)
  • Eric Bembenek (was summer student here, currently grad student with other supervisor here at UW)
  • Mihai Nica (was summer student here, then Ph.D. student at NYU from Sept. 2011))
  • Ingo Roth (was summer student here, then Master's at Univ. Heidelberg from Sep. 2011)
  • Laurel Stephenson Haskins (did PSI-Master's project here, then Ph.D. student at UC Santa Cruz from Sep. 2011)
  • Tejal Bhamre (was summer student here while 4th year at IIT Bombay, then Ph.D. student at Princeton from Sep 2011)
  • David Aasen (summer student here, then Ph.D. student at CalTech from summer 2012)
  • Dr. Michel Elnaggar (postdoc here, then RF capacity planner at Bell Canada, Toronto)
  • Mathieu Cliche, (did Master's here, then Ph.D. student at Cornell from summer 2010)
  • James Bronson (was summer student here, then graduating from UW spring 2010)
  • Peter Forbes (Master's here, then Ph.D., Oxford, then at Google from 2014)
  • Simon Foreman (was summer student here while 4th year at UBC)
  • Raymond Su (was summer student here while 4th year student at UW)
  • Dr. Elias Okon, (postdoc here then postdoc at UC San Diego) 
  • Dr. Hongbao Zhang, (did Ph.D. here, then postdoc at Crete Centre for Theoretical Physics)
  • Dr. Cedric Beny, (did Ph.D. here, then postdoc at Singapore National University, then postdoc at Univ. of Hannover)
  • William Donnelly, (did Master's here, then Ph.D. at Univ. of Maryland, then postdoc here, then postdoc at UC Santa Barbara from Fall 2014)
  • Angus Prain, (did Master's here, then Ph.D. at SISSA, Italy, then postdoc at Bishop's University in Quebec from 2013)
  • Jeff Li, (was summer student here while 4th year at UW, now Quantitative Analyst at Mackenzie Investments in Toronto )
  • Dr. Robert Martin, (Ph.D. here, then was postdoc at Berkeley, now faculty member at University of Cape Town)
  • Alejandro Morales (was summer student here while 4th year at UW, then Ph.D. MIT, then postdoc at Univ. of Quebec in Montreal, the postdoc at UC San Diego from Fall 2014)
  • Dr. Larissa Lorenz (Master's here, then PhD at Paris and McGill. Then postdoc at UCL, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium. Now Researcher in Future Technologies and Innovation (Bauhaus Luftfahrt e.V., Munich)
  • Dr. Renato Portugal (postdoc here, now Faculty member at LNCC, Brasil)
  • Prof. Sven Bachmann (did Master's thesis with me, then postdoc and visiting assistant professor at UC Davis, now professor at LMU Munich)
  • Tamsyn Waterhouse (was summer student here while 4th year student at UW, now with Google.org, working on renewable energy technology)
  • Dr. Mark MacDonald (was summer student here, now postdoc at UBC, Vancouver)
  • Matthew Calder (Ph.D. student at UW)
  • Adeel Shaikh (was summer student here, then Ph.D. student at UWO)
  • Sasha Gutfraind (Master's here, then postdoc at Los Alamos, now postdoc at Univ. of Texas at Austin)
  • Dr. David Campo (was postdoc here, then postdoc at Univ. of Goettingen, Germany)
  • Dr. Amjad Ashoorioon (was Ph.D. student here, then postdoc at Uppsala University)


Last Modified:  Friday 23 February 2007