Physics

Avadh Bhatia Postdoctoral Fellowship for Women

Yasaman Yazdi, Avadh Bhatia Postdoctoral Fellow

"The kind of research I was interested in was more heavily motivated by general relativity, so it was important to me to come to a department with a faculty with a lot of experience in classical general relativity.... My research is in the field of quantum gravity, which is a field in search of a theory that doesn’t exist yet."
—Dr. Yasaman Yazdi, current Avadh Bhatia Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Alberta.

The Avadh Bhatia Women's Postdoctoral Fellowship is conferred to a woman who is a recent PhD graduate with a demonstrated potential for excellence in research. It was established by the late Mrs. June Bhatia in memory of her late husband, Professor Avadh Bhatia. The award provides a $60,000.00 annual stipend for a maximum of two years. The annual stipend includes $10,000 per annum that must be provided by supervising faculty member(s).

We are now taking applications for the next Avadh Bhatia Postdoctoral Fellow. The anticipated start date of the appointment is September 1, 2019. Deadline for applications is January 7, 2019.

Click here for details and how to apply.


All Recipients

Start Year
Recipient Supervisor Area
2017 Yasaman Yazdi
Don Page
Astrophysics
2015 Chunhua Dong Michael Woodside Biophysics
2014
Veselina Kalinova Dimitrova  
Erik Rosolowsky
Astrophysics
2013
Madeline Dana Lee
Doug Schmitt
Geophysics
2010
Jeanette Gladstone
Craig Heinke
Astrophysics
2009
Celine Cattoen
Don Page
Astrophysics
2008
Lyubov Titova
Frank Hegmann
Condensed Matter Physics
2007
Ning Liu
Mark Freeman
Condensed Matter Physics
2006
Holly Freedman
Jack Tuszynski
Condensed Matter Physics
2006
Amena Khan
Mark Freeman
Condensed Matter Physics
2006
Sulan Kuai
Al Meldrum
Condensed Matter Physics
2004
Jacinda Ginges
Andrzej Czarnecki  
Subatomic Physics
2001
Stephanie Portet
Jack Tuszynski
Condensed Matter Physics
1998
Karoi Tanaka
Frank Marsiglio
Condensed Matter Physics
1995
Helenka Przysiezniak Frey
James Pinfold
Subatomic Physics
1991
Sharon Morsink
Werner Israel
Astrophysics