The Advanced Research Complex, home of our research group - Photo : Cole+Associates Architects Inc

The Advanced Research Complex, home of our research group.  Photo: Cole+Associates Architects Inc

 

Why study with us?

  • Focus on experimental research
  • Benefit from a well-funded research program
  • Access to our new state of the art laboratories
  • Perform research into fundamental questions in physics
  • Learn as part of and supported by an award winning team
  • Generous financial support for Canadian and International Students
  • Students frequently published as lead author on their research projects

 

Our Research

We have a large research program focusing on various topics, mainly Nonlinear Optics, Nanophotonics and Quantum Optics

 

Prof. Robert Boyd Professor of Optics. Group leader

Prof. Robert W. Boyd

The Boyd Group

 

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Prof. Ksenia Dolgaleva

The Dolgaleva Group

  • Nanophotonic devices
  • Nanostructured materials
  • Enhanced nonlinear optical interactions
  • All-optical signal processing
  • http://nonlinearphotonics.ca

 

 

Prof. Ebrahim Karimir

Prof. Ebrahim Karimi

The Karimi Group

  • Structured Quantum Waves
  • Optical angular momentum
  • Foundation of quantum mechanics
  • Quantum computations
  • Liquid crystal and plasmonic devices
  • www.sqogroup.ca

 

 

Dr. Jeff Lundeen

Prof. Jeff Lundeen

The Lundeen Group

 


 

How to apply

  • We review applications on a continuous basis – you can apply anytime.
  • Start the application process here: Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
  • Make sure that you indicate which professor you want as your supervisor
  • Inform our program coordinator, Deniz Akmaner, of your intentions so he may track your application

 

CERC Graduate Fellowship 

The purpose of the CERC Graduate Fellowship is to allow our students to focus completely on their academic development and research activities

Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents

Masters: $30,500 per year

  • $7,500 from an admission scholarship, goes directly to pay tuition fees.
  • $10,335 from 260 hours of teaching assistantships per year
  • $12,665 from your supervisor

PhD: $32,000 per year

  • $9,000 from an admission scholarship, goes directly to pay tuition fees.
  • $10,335 from 260 hours of teaching assistantships per year
  • $12,665 from your supervisor

Requirements:

  • Acceptance into either the Physics or Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate programs
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 80% (to be calculated by the graduate admissions office)

 

International Students

Masters & PhD: $42,000 per year

  • Up to $19,000 per year to directly cover tuition fees
  • $10,335 from 260 hours of teaching assistantships per year
  • $12,665 from your supervisor

Requirements:

  • Acceptance into either the Physics or Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate programs
  • GRE scores in the range of
    • Part 1&2: 80th percentile
    • Part 3: 60th percentile
    • This requirement somewhat is flexible
  • Students with a degree from a non-English speaking university must submit TOEFL or IELTS scores.
    • TOEFL: at least 105
    • IELTS: at least 7.5
    • The University of Ottawa has slightly lower requirements