Joshua Folk

Researcher Profile

Joshua Folk
First Name: 
Last Name: 
Associate Professor
Office Room: 
Hennings 101A
Lab Room: 
Hennings 101
Tel (office): 
(604) 822-2535
Tel (lab): 
(604) 822-4334
Research Group(s): 
Condensed Matter
Students Wanted: 
actively recruiting
Bachelor's Degree: 
Stanford University
Doctoral Degree: 
Stanford University
Employment History: 
U.S. Peace Corps, Tanzania, 1995-1997

Reseach Assistant, Stanford University, 1998-2003

Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT, 2003-2004

Research Associate, Delft University, 2005
Assistant Professor, UBC, 2005-2010
Associate Professor, UBC, 2010-
Department of Defense Graduate Research Fellowship, 1998-2002
Stanford Graduate Fellowship, 2002-2003
Pappalardo Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2003-2004
Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, 2010-2012
CRC Tier II Chair, 2005-
Committees & Service: 
U.S. Peace Corps Tanzania, 1995-1997
Condensed Matter Seminar Organizer, 2005-
AMPEL Nanfab Facility Co-Director, 2008-
Hobbies and Interests: 

Mountaineering, Biking, Skiing, Photography, Carpentry

Research Area: 
Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
Research Field: 
Quantum Physics in Nanostructures
Research Topics: 
spin in semiconductor nanostructures, quantum decoherence, quantum Hall effect, graphene

We are seeking undergraduates and graduate students. Please contact me by email if you are interested in joining our group.

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