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John Beamish, PhD

Professor and Vice-Dean of Science

Science

Physics

About Me

B.Sc. (1975)  M.Sc. (1977) Ph.D. (1982)   University of Alberta

Post-doctoral fellow (1981-83)   Brown University 

Assistant/Associate Professor (1983-1991)  University of Delaware

Associate Professor/Professor (1991-present)   University of Alberta
Chair of Physics (2004-09)

Research

Research in my low temperature laboratory involves quantum fluids and solids, superfluidity, and porous media. 

We are currently focused on the unusual "supersolid" behavior of helium crystals at very low temperatures, using a combination of elastic/acoustic and thermodynamic techniques.

Teaching