Associates

Name Contact Research
Abedin Y. Abedin
Postdoctoral Fellow
NRC Herzberg

abedin.y.abedin@gmail.com

Small body dynamics, collisional evolution of bodies in the Trans-Neptunian region

Simon Blouin
Postdoctoral Fellow
Banting Fellowship
Uvic

Bob Wright Centre A231 

David Bohlender
Principal Research Officer
NRC Herzberg

Room 135, DAO
250-363-0025

Stellar spectroscopy; peculiar stars; exoplanet hosts,
diffuse interstellar bands
Benoit Côté
Postdoctoral Fellow
Uvic

benoit.cote@csfk.org

Stephanie Cote
Senior Astronomer
NRC Herzberg

Room 403, DAO 250-363-0026

Dwarf galaxies; galaxy formation & evolution
Timothy Davidge
Astronomer, Principal Research Officer
NRC Herzberg

Room 404, DAO
250-363-0047

Galaxy evolution; instrumentation
Barry Davids
Scientist
TRIUMF

ISAC-II Room 140
604-222-7396

Nuclear astrophysics and structure
Pavel Denisenkov
Senior Research Associate
UVic Physics & Astronomy

Elliott 210
250-721-7739

Stellar evolution; nuclear astrophysics

Nicholas Esker
Post-doctoral Fellow
TRIUMF

neesker@triumf.ca

Darren Erickson
Project Engineer
NRC Herzberg

Room 255, DAO
250-363-3230

Astronomical instrumentation

Séverin Gaudet
Software Project Manager
NRC Herzberg

Room 138, DAO
250-363-0074

Data management, data interoperability, data-intensive computing environments
Stephen Gwyn
Data Specialist
NRC Herzberg

Room 139, DAO
250-363-3136

Image processing techniques

Glen Herriot
Systems Engineer
NRC Herzberg

Room 364, DAO
250-363-0073

TMT NFIRAOS
Jim Hesser
Emeritus Director, DAO
NRC Herzberg

Room 406, DAO
250-363-0007

Stellar populations, education & public outreach, observatory development, operations and governance
Frank Jiang
NRC Herzberg
Radio telescope design; millimeter technologies

Olivier Lardiere
NRC Herzberg

Astronomical instrumentation
Andrew MacRae
Senior Lab Instructor
UVic Physics and Astronomy

Elliott 113
250-721-7708

Quantum optics, atomic physics, quantum information

Kwang Moo Yi
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Computer Science, UBC

ECS 612
250-472-5837

Computer Science, Deep Learning and Machine Learning

Dhruv Muley
Research Assistant
Uvic

205
dmuley@uvic.ca 

John Ouellette
Operations Manager CADC
NRC Herzberg

Room 155, DAO
250-363-3037

Stellar astrophysics, astronomy data services, data centre operations
John Pazder
Optical Team Leader
NRC Herzberg

250-363-0058

Advanced optics
Salvatore Quai 
Postdoctoral Fellow
Uvic

Bob Wright Centre A229
1-250-721-8655
squai@uvic.ca 

Tim Robishaw
Astronomer 
NRC DRAO

Room 222, DRAO
250-497-2350

Observational astronomy, microwave spectropolarimetry, interstellar magnetism

Joel Roediger
Research Officer
NRC Herzberg

Room 312, DAO
250-363-0071

Galaxy evolution, stellar populations, galaxy clusters, globular clusters
Michael Rupen
Director, DRAO
NRC DRAO

DRAO
250 497-2307

White dwarf & X-ray binaries, variable sources, nearby galaxies, radio interferometry

Gerald Schieven
Senior Research Officer, Millimetre Astronomy Group Leader
NRC Herzberg

Room 313, DAO
250-363-6919
Gerald.Schieven

Star & planet formation, debris disks, interstellar medium

Federico Sestito
P
ostdoctoral Fellow 
Uvic

Bob Wright Centre A225
sestitof@uvic.ca 

Eric Steinbring
Senior Research Officer
NRC Herzberg

250-363-3452

High-res imaging; galaxy evolution & quasars
Jeremy Tatum
Professor (retired)
UVic Physics & Astronomy

Elliott 108
250-721-7703

Molecular Spectroscopy
Hossen Teimoorinia
Research Officer
NRC Herzberg

Room 159, DAO
Hossen.Teimoorinia@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

Machine Learning
Bruce Veidt
Antenna engineer
NRC DRAO

Room 212, DRAO
250-497-2348
bruce.veidt@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

Radio telescopes, phased-array feeds, wide-band antennas, low-noise amplifiers
Chris Willott
Senior Research Officer
NRC Herzberg

Room 154, DAO
250-363-8368

Quasars; galaxy evolution; supermassive black holes
Stephenson Yang
UVic Physics & Astronomy
Bob Wright A117
250-853-3695
Precise radial velocities; variable stars