Dr. Robert Mann, University of Waterloo, appointed Editor-in-Chief for Canadian Journal of Physics

The CAP would like to officially congratulate former CAP President, Dr. Robert Mann, on his appointment as Editor-in-Chief for the Canadian Journal of Physics (CJP). Thanks and best wishes are also offered to his predecessor, Dr. Michael Steinitz, of St. Francis Xavier University and former CAP President, for his many years of dedicated service as Editor-in-Chief.


Dr. Robert Mann has a B.Sc. in physics from McMaster University and an M.Sc. and Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, and was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University.

Currently a Professor of Physics at the University of Waterloo, he has been a visiting professor at Cambridge University, the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, MacQuarie University, the Université de Francois Robillard at Tours, the University of Queensland, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, and Pontifica Universidad Católica de Valparaso. Author of over 500 papers with more than 20,000 citations (Google Scholar) thus far in his career, he has received several awards, including a Fulbright Fellowship, two Teaching Excellence awards from the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance and from the University of Waterloo, a Graduate Supervision Excellence Award, and Outstanding Referee Awards from the American Physical Society and the European Physical Society (twice). His most recent honour was to be the recipient of the 2019 Medal of Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching from the Canadian Association of Physicists. He has given over 100 invited conference presentations, over 150 invited seminars and colloquia, and over 40 invited community talks in his career.

He was chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Waterloo from 2001–2008 and is an Affiliate Member of the Perimeter Institute and the Institute for Quantum Computing. He is a past-President of the Canadian Association of Physicists, a former chair of the Board of Directors of the CAP Foundation, and has served on over thirty university committees. His research interests are in black holes, cosmology, particle physics, quantum foundations, and quantum information.


Source: Canadian Journal of Physics