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Dr. Jason Ho

Assistant Professor of Physics and Engineering

I'm Jason Ho, an Assistant Professor at Dordt University teaching undergraduate physics and studying the building blocks of matter. A theoretical physicist by trade, I study quarks, gluons, and how they combine to form everything we see around us (as well as particles that perhaps we have yet to find). I love solving problems and coming up with creative solutions, in science, teaching, or everyday life.

For an up-to-date listing of my work, visit my CV or my inspireHEP page.


  • PhD in Physics & Engineering Physics, University of Saskatchewan (July 2020)
  • MSc in Physics & Engineering Physics, University of Saskatchewan (Nov 2015)
  • BScHon in Physics, University of the Fraser Valley (June 2013)

Selected Publications

  • Correlations Between the Strange Quark Condensate, Strange Quark Mass, and Kaon PCAC Relation. D. Harnett, J. Ho, T.G. Steele. Phys. Rev. D103, 114005 (2021). doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.103.114005
  • Universal scale factors relating mesonic fields and quark operators, Amir H. Fariborz, J. Ho, T.G. Steele. Modern Physics Letters A (2020). doi:10.1142/S0217732320501734
  • Is the Y(2175) a strangeonium hybrid meson? J. Ho, R. Berg, W. Chen, D. Harnett, T.G. Steele. Phys. Rev. D 100, 034012 (2019). doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.100.034012
  • Mass calculations of light quarkonium, exotic JPC=0+- hybrid mesons from Gaussian sum rules, J. Ho, R. Berg, W. Chen, D. Harnett, T.G. Steele. Phys. Rev. D98, 096020 (2018). doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.98.096020
  • Masses of open-flavour heavy-light hybrids from QCD sum rules, J. Ho, D. Harnett, T.G. Steele. J. High Energ. Phys. (2017) 2017: 149. doi:10.1007/JHEP05(2017)149
  • Mass spectrum of heavy quarkonium hybrids, W. Chen, R.T. Kleiv, T.G. Steele, B. Bulthuis, D. Harnett, J. Ho, T. Richards, Shi-Lin Zhu. J. High Energ. Phys. (2013) 2013:19. doi:10.1007/JHEP09(2013)019
  • Remarks on Top-philic Z' Boson Interactions with Nucleons, Frederick S. Sage, Jason N.E. Ho, T.G. Steele, Rainer Dick. arXiv:[hep-ph]/1611.03367
  • Molecular dynamics simulations of oil components at geological conditions, Jason Ho, Sarah Reimer, and Noham Weinberg. High Pressure Research, Vol. 29, pp. 587-593 (2009). doi:10.1080/08957950903484410