Rene  Plume

Rene Plume

Contact information

Phone number

Office: +1 (403) 220-6909


Office: SB517


Educational Background

PhD Astronomy, University of Texas, 1995

BSc Physics, University of Toronto, 1989


Areas of Research

Infrared and Submillimeter Wave Radio Astronomy , Physics and Chemistry of the Interstellar Medium , Star Formation


Course number Course title Semester
ASPH 305 Introduction to Astrophysics Fall
PHYS 221 Mechanics Fall
ASPH 403 Stellar Structure and Evolution Winter
PHYS 599.1 Senior Research Thesis (Experimental Project I) Winter


  • University of Calgary Student's Union Teaching Excellence Award, 2019
  • Nominated for a FoS Research Award, 2015
  • Nomination for Teaching Excellence Award, 2005
  • Nomination for Teaching Excellence Award, 2004