AMPEL welcomes new director

Professor Jeff Young, P.Eng, has been named the new director of the Advanced Materials and Process Engineering Laboratory (AMPEL) for a three-year term effective July 1, 2012.

Young, of the UBC Department of Physics and Astronomy, is internationally recognized for his condensed matter physics research in photonics and nanostructures. He has taught at the undergraduate and graduate levels and has held several administrative appointments including Acting Director of AMPEL (1997), Director of the Engineering Physics program (1996-2003), and Head of the Department of Physics and Astronomy (2004-2008).

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