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What some of our past graduates are doing now.

Professor Jaymie Matthews - Mission Scientist for Canada's MOST space telescope

Those with a Doctoral Degree (PhD)

YearPresent Occupation
2013 Postdoctoral Fellow, Leeds University, U.K.
2012 Postdoctoral Fellow, Western University, Canada
2011 Working at Unilever, Shanghai, China
2011 Working in risk management at Scotiabank
2011 Working at a private equity firm
2011 Working at the Vatican Observatory in Arizona
2011 Working at Jülich Supercomputing Centre, Germany
2010 Assistant Professor, University of Dhaka
2009 Working in Technology Operations, Royal Bank of Canada
2009 Laboratory instructor at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
2009 Research Scientist (Rheologist) at Unilever Corporate Research, Britain
2009 Lab Instructor at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
2008 Research Scientist, Robarts Research Institute, London ON
2007 Research Assistant, Atmospheric Physics, Royal Military College
2006 Science educator, and mother of two, instructor at Memorial University, Newfoundland and Labrador.
2006 Researcher at Seagate Corporation, Minnesota, USA
2004 Science educator, and father of two, now residing in St. Johns, Newfoundland and Labrador.
2002 Professor of Physics, University of Moncton
2002 Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Western Ontario
2001 High School Science Teacher, Elgin County.
2000 Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Western Ontario
2000 Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Western Ontario
1999 Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Western Ontario
1998 Professor of Physics, University of Waterloo
1998 Professor of Space Science, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
1997 Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary
1993 Senior Research Scientist, Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Western Ontario
1993 Professor of Physics, U. Saskatoon at Regina (affiliated college)
1992 Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Western Ontario
1989 Research Scientist, Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Western Ontario
1988 Astronomer - Canadian Astronomical Data Centre - NRC/HIA, Victoria
1987 Professor of Physics and Astronomy, U. British Columbia, and principal investigator for Canada's first Space Telescope (MOST) .
A Companion of the Order of Canada (2007).
1985 Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech.
1979 Professor of Physics, Mount Allison University
1979 Professor of Astronomy, Universite de Montreal
1973 Director, Gemini North Observatory, Hawaii
1972 Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Universite de Laval

Those with a Master of Science Degree (MSc)

YearPresent Occupation
2013 PhD. studies at Leiden University, The Netherlands
2012 Teachers college, Nippising University
2011 Working as stay at home mother
2011 Working at National Research Institute of Astronomy, Egypt
2011 Masters of Engineering, Western University, Canada
2011 Completing medical residency
2011 Completing actuary examinations
2010 Outreach scientist at NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, Alabama
2009 Working as data analyst at Pure Technologies
2009 Teaching highschool science
2009 Enrolled in PhD. studies at the University of Victoria, Canada
2009 Started their own mobile planetarium business
2009 Working as a paramedic
2007 Researcher, Sunnybrooke Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
2007 Computer Specialist, Nortel Corporation
1995 Richard Ivey School of Business MBA program
1988 Associate Professor, NSERC Canada Research Chair, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary
1978 Professor, University of Alberta (affiliated college)
1978 Teaches astronomy at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Has authored "The Skywatcher's Calendar", available through Heritage House.
1977 Technical Systems Programmer, Dept of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Western Ontario
1977 Professor at University of Hawaii at Hilo
1973 Systems Administrator, Safety Officer, Senior Lab instructor, Dept of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Western Ontario
1972 Director, Research, ITG Canada Corp.

Those with an Undergraduate Degree (BSc)

YearPresent Occupation
2001 Staff Scientist at the Science Centre in Sudbury Ontario
1993 Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at McMaster University
1993 Lecturer at McMaster University and President of Intelliscience Instrumentation Inc., Hamilton, ON.
1988 Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Western Ontario
1984 Astronomer, Institute for Astronomy, Hawaii
1976 Professor, Fanshawe College
1976 Professor of Physics & Astronomy at University of Calgary
1976 Chief Scientific Officer and Senior Vice-President Research at SGX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. located in San Diego, California. Steven is a former Rhodes Scholar.
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