Thaman Professor for Undergraduate Teaching Excellence
Professor of Physics and Astronomy
Experimental High Energy Particle Physics
Texas A&M University

Contact Information:

Texas A&M University
Department of Physics and Astronomy

Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics and Astronomy
4242 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843
I search for new particles at the Fermilab Tevatron and at the LHC at CERN.

Learn more about the fundamental building blocks of nature or Learn more about why and how we study them


A link to Biographical information (including my CV) , some good press over the years and info about the students and postdocs who have worked with me

A link to my Most Recent Papers (and my thesis)

A link to My most recent projects with the TAMU/CDF/CMS Group (Abbreviated)

A link to Talks I, and my students/post-docs, have given

Teaching Links:

·  My textbook "Big Bang, Black Holes, No Math"

·  Courses: Physics 218 and Big Bang and Blacks Holes (ASTR/PHYS 109)

·         Companion course (Lab Methods) for ASTR/PHYS 109 (ASTR/PHYS 119)

·  Descriptions and Pedagogy of the AMES (Math), CHAGS (HW) and QUICK (Quiz) systems

·  Mechanics Scholar Program and Presentations

Old home pages: Univ. of Maryland and Univ. of Chicago

A link to Family stuff

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(last updated 09/01/14 )