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John Davis, PhD

Assistant Professor

Science

Physics

About Me

- Assistant Professor (2010): University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta.

- Associate Member (2010): Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.

- Post-Doctoral Fellow (2008-2010): University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, with Prof. Mark R. Freeman.

- Ph.D. in Physics (2008): Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, with Prof. William P. Halperin.

- Master’s in Physics (2003): Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, with Prof. William P. Halperin.

- Bachelor’s in Physics with Honors (2001): Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, with Prof. Kenneth F. Kelton.


Research

I have a strong interest in nanomechanics as a universal measurement platform, as well as superfluidity and superconductivity, in particular superfluid 3He at ultra-low temperatures.  My lab is working on superfluids in nanoscale geometries, nanoscale superconductivity, the quantum properties of nanomechanical resonators, nanomechanical measurements of molecules, and much more.


Teaching