Adam Ritz

Adam Ritz
Position
Professor of Physics and Astronomy
University of Victoria
Credentials

BSc (Tasmania), MSc (Melbourne), PhD (Imperial College, London)

Contact
Office: Elliott 103

I'm a member of the UVic Particle Theory Group, and my research interests include:

  • Particle and astroparticle phenomenology
  • Formal aspects of quantum field theory
  • For a full list of publications, see INPIRE
  • For present (and past) research activities, please see the Research page
Current graduate students
  • Matthias Le Dall (PhD)
  • Kate Taylor (MSc)
Graduated students (UVic)
  • Patrick deNiverville (MSc)
  • Xun Wang (PhD) - now a postdoc at Huazhong U
  • Patrick deNiverville (PhD) - now a postdoc at IBS Daejon
Current Theory Group postdocs
  • Stefan Janiszewski (from September 2014)
  • Chien-Yi Chen (from September 2015)
Former postdocs
  • Matthias Kaminski (now at U. Alabama)
  • David McKeen (now at U. Washington)
  • Kristan Jensen (now at Stony Brook U)
  • John Ward
  • Touko Tahkokallio
  • Yudi Santoso

Course webpages for 2017/18

Undergraduate

  • PHYS415 General Relativity & Cosmology - Fall: 2009, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
  • PHYS321A Classical Mechanics I - Fall: 2007, 08
  • PHYS422 Electromagnetic Theory - Spring: 2006, 07, 08, 12, 13
  • PHYS490 Directed Studies: Black Holes - Spring: 2011, 2017

Graduate

  • PHYS509/506B Symmetries in Particle Physics - Spring 2011, 13, 17
  • PHYS501A/600A Intro to Quantum Field Theory - Spring: 2009(as 506B), 10(as 506B), 12, 17
  • PHYS501B/600B Advanced Quantum Field Theory - Spring: 2013
  • PHYS500B Quantum Mechanics II - Spring: 2014, 15, 16
  • PHYS502A Classical Electromagnetism - Fall: 2006, 07, 08, 09, 10
  • PHYS580 Directed Studies: Intro to Renormalization - Spring: 2008
  • PHYS580 Directed Studies: AdS/CFT Correspondence - Spring: 2010
Employment
07/2017-date
07/2011-06/2017
09/2005-06/2011
01/2004-12/2005
10/1999-10/2003
09/1998-09/1999
Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Fellow (Theoretical Division)
Research Fellow (DAMTP, Caius College)
Research Associate (FTPI)
University of Victoria
University of Victoria
University of Victoria
CERN
University of Cambridge
University of Minnesota
Education
10/1995-09/1998
01/1995-09/1995
01/1991-12/1994
PhD
MSc
BSc(Hons)
Imperial College (U. of London)
University of Melbourne
University of Tasmania