Wednesday, September 15, 2021 — 3:00 PM EDT

Professor Tamara Davis is an astrophysicist who studies the elusive "dark energy" that's accelerating the universe.

Thursday, August 19, 2021 — 12:00 PM EDT

Join Twesh Upadhyaya, MSc student at the University of Waterloo’s Department of Physics & Astronomy and Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC), in conversation with scientific outreach manager John Donohue.

Thursday, July 29, 2021 — 2:00 PM EDT

Asymptotic security analysis of discrete-modulated continuous-variable quantum key distribution protocols

Jie Lin, Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo

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Wednesday, July 28, 2021 — 11:45 AM EDT

Dr. Nicole Drakos is an NSERC postdoctoral fellow in the Computational Astrophysics Research Group at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She obtained her PhD from the University of Waterloo in 2019, where she studied dark matter halo evolution. Her main research interests are using theoretical and computational models of structure formation to study cosmology and galaxy evolution.

Monday, July 26, 2021 — 4:00 PM EDT

Characterization infrastructure for optical terminals in quantum communications with satellites

Youn Seok Lee, Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo

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Wednesday, July 21, 2021 — 11:30 AM EDT

Dr. Doris Stoppacher is a postdoctoral fellow in the Computational Astrophysics Research Group at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She has a background in stellar and extra-galactic astrophysics but focused on galaxy formation modeling during her PhD.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 — 11:30 AM EDT

Dr. Allison Man is an assistant professor at the University of British Columbia. She investigates the physics behind starbursts, colliding galaxies and supermassive black holes. Allison received her PhD in Astrophysics from the University of Copenhagen.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 — 2:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 — 2:00 PM EDT

Dr. Andrina Nicola is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Astrophysical Sciences at Princeton University, working with Jo Dunkley and David Spergel.  She did her undergrad and PhD at ETH Zurich.  Dr. Nicola's  research focus lies between theoretical and observational cosmology.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 — 2:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 — 2:00 PM EDT

Andrey Kravtsov is a Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Chicago and a member of the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics since 2001. 

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 — 11:30 AM EDT

Pierre Guillard is an associate Professor at Sorbonne University, and researcher at the Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris (IAP), France.  His background expertise is the physics of the interstellar medium and multi-wavelength observations of galaxy interactions and radio galaxies.

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 — 2:00 PM EDT

David Alonso studied Physics and received a PhD in Theoretical Physics at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. He then worked as a postdoctoral researcher in Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Oxford, and as Tutor of Astrophysics at Christ Church, before moving to Cardiff University with an STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowship.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 — 11:30 AM EDT

Arka Banerjee is a Schramm fellow in Theoretical Astrophysics at Fermilab. Previously, he got his Phd from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and then was a KIPAC postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University. His research focuses on cosmological structure formation, and its connection to fundamental physics.

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021 — 11:30 AM EDT
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 — 11:30 AM EDT

Zachary Slepian is originally from Fairfield, Connecticut.  He received a BA summa cum laude from Princeton (2011), working with J. Richard Gott, III on his senior thesis, an MSt in philosophy of physics at Oxford (2012), and a PhD in Astrophysics (2016) from Harvard, advised by Daniel J. Eisenstein.

Friday, April 30, 2021 — 1:00 PM EDT

Kyung Choi

​University of Waterloo

Thursday, April 1, 2021 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Paulo Bedaque

University of Maryland

Thursday, March 25, 2021 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Marianna Safronova

University of Delaware

Thursday, March 18, 2021 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Amar Vutha

University of Toronto

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 — 4:00 PM EST

Let's Celebrate our Student Award Recipients

The Faculty of Science is celebrating the achievements of this year's student award recipients. Please help us celebrate! Join us virtually as we bring together our students, donors, faculty and staff to recognize the tremendous accomplishments of our Science Stars.

Monday, March 8, 2021 — 3:00 PM EST

Grab your favourite afternoon drink, cozy up in your favourite chair and spend an hour with some truly inspirational women. Whether you'd like to just listen, or engage over text in the online chat forum, this virtual high tea social will be a lively commentary and round-table discussion about why women choose to challenge.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 — 6:00 PM EST
Thursday, February 11, 2021 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Wes Campbell

​University of California Los Angeles

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