People

Prof. Carmen Carmona

Prof. Carmen Carmona in her hometown, Granada, Spain.
  • Assistant Professor of Physics.
  • Ph.D. University of Granada, Granada, Spain (2009).
  • Member of the LUX and LZ Dark Matter experiments.
  • Former member of ArDM Dark Matter search.
  • Detector assembly and hardware systems, cryogenics, instrumentation, calibrations, backgrounds screening, simulations, data analysis.
  • See more information at her Penn State webpage.

Prof. Luiz de Viveiros

Prof. Luiz de Viveiros in his hometown, São Luís, MA, Brazil.
  • Assistant Professor of Physics.
  • Ph.D. Brown University, Providence RI, USA (2009).
  • Member of the LZ Dark Matter experiment and the Project 8 Neutrino Mass experiment.
  • Former member of CDMS-II, XENON10, ZEPLIN-III and LUX Dark Matter searches, and KATRIN neutrino mass experiment.
  • Electronics, data acquisition and trigger systems, photomultiplier tubes (PMTs), calibrations, backgrounds screening, simulations, data analysis.
  • See more information at his Personal webpage, his Penn State webpage or his Curriculum Vitae.
  • For an always-up-to-date publication list, please see his ResearchGate profile page.

Postdocs

Dr. Timothy Wendler
Tim Wendler
  • Postdoctoral Scholar.
  • Ph.D. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA (2014).
  • Member of the Project 8 Neutrino Mass experiment.
  • RF Hardware, Electronics, Antenna Design and Signal Reconstruction Techniques.
  • See more information at his Penn State webpage.
Dr. Emily Grace
Emily Grace
  • Postdoctoral Scholar.
  • Ph.D. Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, UK (2017).
  • Member of the LUX and LZ Dark Matter Experiments.
  • Detector hardware design and development, noble liquid microphysics, simulations.
  • See more information at her Penn State webpage.

Undergrads


Corey Herr – Slow Control, Electronics and Cryogenics
 


Jacob J McLaughlin – Dark Matter Sensitivity Studies
 


Nick Fassino – Cryogenics (Thermosyphon), Vacuum Systems, Photomultiplier Tubes
 

 

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