University of Calgary entrance sign

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Connect with us.

Location and mailing address

Science B Building temporary closure
Please note: Science B is temporarily being shut down for electrical upgrades from April 28 to May 28, 2023. While SB is closed, the Department of Physics and Astronomy will be located in Earth Sciences 118C.  View more information and detour maps


For all general administrative (non student-advising) support please email

Office Hours

Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Click the image to download the full overview map of main campus (PDF, 3.1 MB)

Contact information for undergraduate students

The Department of Physics and Astronomy office no longer provides student advising. For any undergraduate student advising please use the following Undergraduate Science Centre contact information:


Virtual front desk at 403-220-8600

Undergraduate Science Centre website

Contact information for graduate students

For any graduate student advising please use the following Graduate Science Centre contact information:

Questions about our MSc and PhD programs? 

Questions about our Professional Certificate, Diploma, and Master programs?

Graduate Science Centre website

Technical Facilities


Manager – Technical Support Services

Marc Wrubleski

Location: SA 07
Visit website

Location:  SA 09
Visit website

Location: SA 013
Visit website



Science Stores
Location: SB 050
Visit website

Chemistry Instrumentation Facility
Location: SB 134
Visit website

Chemistry X-ray Facility
Location: SB 328
Staff: Wen Zhou
Visit website

Geoscience Instrumentation Group
Robert Marr (; Kamran Javed (

Greenhouse Group
Dianne White (; Cheyenne Kiani (

Space Technical Specialist
Kevin Friel ( and

Technical Support Services Admin
Cathy Bartsch (

Core Facilities Assistant
Erika Branagh (


View list of Technical Operations Group staff members

Undergraduate Learning Services

The ULS is comprised of a team of multidisciplinary technicians providing direct support for teaching labs in Science.

Undergraduate Learning Services Manager
Farzin Malekani

Please email Farzin Malekani if you have a support request or question.

>> View more contacts

 Christoph Simon

Dr. Christoph Simon

Department Head

View profile


Jo-Anne Brown

Jo-Anne Brown

Associate Head, Graduate

View profile

Dr. Christopher Cully

Dr. Christopher Cully

Associate Head, Undergraduate

View profile

Jörn Davidsen

Dr. Jörn Davidsen

Associate Head, Research

View profile

Dr. Claudia Gomes da Rocha

Dr. Claudia Gomes da Rocha

Associate Head, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

View profile

Events, Communications and Marketing

If you have identified a need and support for marketing, communications, events or student related activities, please complete the following request form to start the process of working together.

>> Access the form now