My main research goal is to try and understand how the universe behaves on its largest scales of time and space. I tend to work on software that is necessary to produce scientific-grade data from observatories, often working close to the hardware to understand data at a low level. I also work on analysis the final data products to extract science. I am involved in two cosmic microwave background (CMB) experiments and one intensity mapping experiment:
- The Atacama Cosmology Telescope (ACT)
- The Simons Observatory
- The Hydrogen Intensity and Real-Time Analysis eXperiment (HIRAX)
In addition to my degrees in science, I have studied philosophy and theology. I am interested in questions of the relation between cosmology, theology and philosophy, particularly around the notion of ‘creation’.
Dept. of Astronomy & Astrophysics
- MP 1208
St. George Street (Room 101)
Toronto ON M5S 3H4
St. Michael’s College
- Odette 120
St. Mary Street
Toronto ON M5S 1J4
Interested in experimental cosmology research? I am building a research group, so students at the University of Toronto who are looking for a research supervisor are more than welcome to contact me!
In the Winter 2021 term I shall be teaching SMC371H1: Faith and Physics.