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Andrew Frey
Associate Professor


  • Space Science
  • Subatomic Physics
Areas of Expertise:
  • Cosmology
  • String Theory
  • Theoretical Particle (Subatomic) Physics
Languages Spoken:
  • English
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Dr. Andrew Frey is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics at The University of Winnipeg. He received his BSc from Wake Forest University in North Carolina and his PhD from the University of California, Santa Barbara. His work has been funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) since 2012 and he is the only PhD string theorist in Manitoba.

Frey's main research interest is in the intersection of cosmology (the history and composition of the universe) with high energy physics (particle physics and string theory). His research answers questions about dark energy, dark matter, inflation, and the Big Bang.

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UWinnipeg receives NSERC grants to advance research

UWinnipeg received research funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada that will enable over $917,000 in research...

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UW RELEASE – 2015/066 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Monday, June 22, 2015 WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg has been awarded $1,294,620 in...

UWinnipeg physics team published in prestigious journal

UWinnipeg physics professors Dr. Andrew Frey and Dr. Gabor Kunstatter co-authored a paper with two UWinnipeg students that waspublished in ...