Department of Physics and Astronomy

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Location and mailing address

Science B 605
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW   
Calgary, AB, Canada
T2N 1N4

For General (non-student advising) inquiries contact

Office hours

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

Due to COVID-19 we are working remotely, please contact us via contact information below.

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Contact information for undergraduate students

The Department of Physics and Astronomy office at Science B 605 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 Support Services Manager

Michelle Forgeron


Location: SA 07
Hours: 8am - 4pm
Staff: Todd Willis, Jay McIssac, Nik Hamilton, Jason St. Louis
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Location:  SA 09
Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Staff: Mark Toonen
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Location: SA 013
Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Staff: Duncan Hanna, Jimmy Omar
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Science Stores
Location: SB 050
Hours:  8:30am – 4:30pm
Staff: Magdi Khalil, Nelson Cruz
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Chemistry Instrumentation Facility
Location: SB 134
Hours:  8:30am – 4:30pm
Staff: Wade White, Jian Jun (Johnson) Li, Michelle Thibault
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Chemistry X-ray Facility
Location: SB 328
Hours 8:30am – 4:30pm
Staff: Ben Gelfand
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GeoScience Instrumentation Group
Robert Marr (; Julia Pickering (

Greenhouse Group
Dianne White (; Cheyenne Kiani (

Space Administrative Coordinator
Sophia George (

Technical Support Services Admin
Cathy Bartsch (


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Department Head

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Dr. David Knudsen

(403) 220-8651

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Undergraduate Learning Services

Undergraduate Learning Services Manager

Lynne Maillet


Zain Ahmed

Wesley Ernst

Peter Gimby

James Pake

Undergraduate Learning Services Manager

Lynne Maillet


Jennifer Howse
Rothney Astrophysical Observatory