Academic Positions


Associate Professor with tenure at McMaster University Department of Physics, July 2016 – present.

Assistant Professor at McMaster University Department of Physics, July 2011 – June 2016.

Associate Faculty Member, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, July 2011 – present.

James Arthur Postdoctoral Fellow, New York University Department of Physics, September 2009 – July 2011.

Research Associate, Princeton University Department of Physics, September 2006 – August 2009.

Ph.D. in Theoretical Particle Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge USA, July 2006,

Honours B.Sc. in Physics, York University, Toronto, Canada, September 1999 – June 2002.

Awards, Fellowships, and Grants


Early Research Award, Ontario, 2015-2020.

Discovery Accelerator Supplement, NSERC, 2015-2018.

SERB Early Researcher Award, McMaster University, 2012-2014.

Early Career Researcher Award, NSERC, 2012-2015.

Individual Discovery Grant in Subatomic Physics, NSERC 2012-2015

James Arthur Fellowship, New York University, 2009-2012.

Purcell Scholarship, Harvard University, 2002-2003.

Recipient of Science Gold Medal of Pure and Applied Science Department, York University, 2002.

Member of Dean’s Honour Roll. Graduated first class with distinction, York University, 2002.

Media appearances

* Brief appearance in the documentary Particle Fever by Mark Levinson.

* Featured in Wired magazine and Popular Mechanics (the description of the science is not bad, but the word “almost” in the title is misleading).

* Interviewed by the CBC in relation to the Higgs discovery at the LHC in 2012 and 2013.

* Featured in New Scientist in relation to the proton radius puzzle.