Ontario invests in Waterloo physicists

Department of Physics and Astronomy researchers received funding from the Ontario Research Infrastructure and Early Researcher Award Programs. The announcement recognizes Ontario’s strong support for fundamental and applied research at the University of Waterloo and Faculty of Science.

Congratulations to physicists Dmitry Abanin, Bianca Dittrich, Davide Giaotto, Matteo Mariantoni, Natalia Toro, and Christopher Wilson.

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Niayesh Afshordi
Assistant Professor

I dabble in Astrophysics, Cosmology, and Physics of gravity. I am obsessed with observational hints that could help address problems in fundamental physics.