John Martin

Professor and IPP Principal Research Scientist, Emeritus

Brief CV

B.A.Sc. (Engineering Science - physics major, With Honours), Toronto (1967)
D. Phil. (experimental particle physics), Oxford (1972)
Research Associate, Toronto (1972-76) Professional Associate, Toronto (1976-79)
Research Scientist, Institute of Particle Physics (IPP) (1979-89)
Cross- appointed Associate Professor, Toronto (1982-89)
Principal Research Scientist, IPP, and Full Professor, Toronto (joint appointment 1990-2012)

Visiting Scientist, Columbia University (2001)
NSERC-JSPS Fellow, J-PARC Laboratory, Japan (2010)

Some Positions and Committees

  • Deputy Spokesperson, Fermilab Experiment 516
  • Deputy Spokesperson and first Physics Chair, DESY Experiment ZEUS
  • Member, DESY Extended Scientific Council
  • Member and Chair, various SNO and SNOLAB review committees
  • Member, NRC international review committees for TRIUMF 5-year Plans
  • Member, CERN Large Hadron Collider Committee, lead reviewer for CMS experiment
  • Member, NSERC Long Range Planning committees for subatomic physics
  • Member and Chair, NSERC GSC for subatomic physics (now called NSERC SAPES)
  • Member, T2K Executive Committee

  • Awards

    • SUWA Prize in accelerator science (Japan 2013), with the J-PARC Neutrino Beam Group for successful production of the world’s highest-intensity neutrino beam. announcement
    • CAP Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Physics, Canadian Association of Physicists (2015). press release
    • Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics (2016), with members of the Super-K, SNO, KamLAND, K2K/T2K and Daya Bay experiments for discovery and investigation of neutrino oscillations. press release