Brad Ramshaw

Assistant Professor

Starts Jan. 1, 2017

Department and Program Affiliations:
Physics

Academic focus:
Experimental condensed matter physics; quantum materials; correlated electron systems; topological states of matter; high-temperature superconductivity; high magnetic fields

Current research project: 
I am currently investigating new ways of using ultrasound as a probe of the topological properties of quantum materials. 

Previous positions: 
Staff Scientist, National High Magnetic Field Lab, Los Alamos National Labs, 2015-2016
Director's Postdoctoral Fellow, National High Magnetic Field Lab, Los Alamos National Labs, 2012-2015

Academic background:
Ph.D., Condensed matter physics, University of British Columbia, Canada, 2012 
B.Sc., Physics and computer science, University of British Columbia, Canada, 2007

Last book read:
“Little Big” by John Crowley

In your own time/when not working: 
Mountain biking, skiing, cooking, piano, brewing beer

Courses you’re most looking forward to teaching: 
Intro to Solid State Physics, Advanced Experimental Physics

What most excites you about Cornell:
The organization of research and graduate studies into "Fields of Study" at Cornell has a reputation for fostering collaboration between disciplines at a level that is unmatched anywhere else. 

Twitter handle/blog url:
bradramshaw.wordpress.com

Brad Ramshaw