Prof. Matt Dobbs

McGill Cosmology Instrumentation Laboratory


Mailing Address:
Department of Physics, McGill University
Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Room 231
3600 University Street
Montréal, Québec, Canada H3A 2T8
Lab Tel: (514) 398-4838

Our group will be recruiting exceptional graduate student(s) and postdocs with an interest in CMB polarization, 21cm cosmology, and/or applied electrical engineering for low noise/fast digital precision instruments. For postdocs - contact Matt. For graduate students, apply through the regular McGill application process and send a copy of your CV with a cover letter to Matt.

The MCgIL research group, led by Prof. Matt Dobbs
  • designs and builds new instrumentation for observational cosmology
  • deploys and operates its instruments wherever the observing conditions are best - from the geographic South Pole to the top of the Stratosphere
  • analyzes and interprets the data from these experiments to gain a better understanding of the origin, fate, and fundamental constituents of the Universe.
Simply stated, our mission is to make measurements that will help us better understand what the universe is made of, how it came to be, and how it will evolve.

For Visitors and Prospective Students/Postdocs

Moon behind SPT

(The moon rises behind the South Pole Telescope - photo, Keith Vanderlinde)




DfMux Board

(Digital frequency multiplexing board, developed at McGill for reading out large arrays of low temperature bolometric detectors)