- Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
- Unconventional Superconductivity
- Quantum Critical Phenomena
- Frustrated Magnetism
A graduate of the University of Bristol in the UK, Rob received his BSc in 1991 and his PhD in 1996. He arrived in Canada in 1998 and completed a short Post-doc at McGill University, Montreal. A move to the University of Toronto followed in October 1998 where he was a Post-doctoral fellow in the research group of Louis Taillefer. In September 2003, he took up his current appointment at the University of Waterloo.