Prior Year HEP Early Career Awardees

Prior Year Early Career Research Program Awardees in High Energy Physics
Name Institution Research Title
Carosi, Gianpaolo

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Livermore, CA

Searching for Dark Matter Axions with New High-Frequency Tunable Microwave Cavities

Casey, Brendan

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Batavia, IL

Tracking for the New Muon g-2 Experiment

Essig, Rouven

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY

Particle Physics at the Cosmic Intensity, and Energy Frontiers

Hartnoll, Sean

Stanford University

Palo Alto, CA

Holography, Gravity and Condensed Matter

Mandelbaum, Rachel

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

Optimal Cosmological Measurements with Weak Gravitational Lensing

Padmanabhan, Nikhil

Yale University

New Haven, CT

A Ruler To Measure The Universe: Probing Dark Energy with Baryon Acoustic Oscillations

Senatore, Leonardo

Stanford University

Palo Alto, CA

From Cosmological Observations to Fundamental Interactions

Shen, Tengming

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Batavia, IL

Engineering High Field Superconducting Materials for Frontier Accelerator Technology

Snopok, Pavel

Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, IL

Advanced Simulation Tools for Muon-Based Accelerators

Whitehead, Lisa

University of Houston

Houston, TX

Precision Measurement of Electron Antineutrino Disappearance in the Daya Bay Experiment

Zeller, Geralyn (Sam)

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Batavia, IL

Understanding Liquid Argon Neutrino Detectors: Moving from Art to Science

Zhu, Junjie

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

Search for New Physics and Upgrade of the Muon Spectrometer at ATLAS

Chou, Aaron S. Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Batavia, IL Search for Holographic Noise from the Planck Scale
Demers, Sarah Yale University New Haven, CT Taus and the Trigger for Discovery at ATLAS
Garcia Bellido, Aran University of Rochester Rochester, NY Precision Physics and Searches with Top and Bottom Quarks
Hall, Carter University of Maryland College Park, MD Search for Weakly Interacting Dark Matter with Liquid Xenon
Hirata, Chris M. California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA Cosmological Probes of Fundamental Physics
Nicolis, Alberto Columbia University New York, NY Quantum Field Theories for Cosmology
Patterson, Ryan B. California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA Developing Novel Techniques for Readout, Calibration and Event Selection in the NOVA Long-Baseline Neutrino Experiment
Prolier, Thomas Argonne National Laboratory Argonne, IL Atomic Layer Deposition of Superconductors, an Innovative Approach to Improve the Performance of High Energy Physic Accelerators
Slosar, Anze Brookhaven National Laboratory Upton, NY Cosmology with the Lyman-Alpha Forest
Thaler, Jesse Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA Interpreting New Data from the High Energy Frontier
Volovich, Anastasia Brown University Providence, RI Miracles in Scattering Amplitudes: from QCD to Gravity (jointly selected by the Office of High Energy Physics and the DOE Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research)
Wang, Faya SLAC National Acceleratory Laboratory Menlo Park, CA RF Breakdown Dependence on Electric and Magnetic Fields and Pulsed Heating
Zhang, Jinlong Argonne National Laboratory Argonne, IL Enhancement of the Trigger Capaiblity for New Physics at the Large Hadron Collider
Bauer,Christian Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley, CA GENEVA: An NLO event generator for the Large Hadron Collider
Farbin,Amir University of Texas Arlington Arlington, TX Model Independent Dark Matter Searches at the ATLAS Experiment and Applications of Many Computing to High Energy Physics
Halyo, Valerie Princeton University Princeton, NJ Diamond Pixel Luminosity Telescopes
Huber, Patrick Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, VA Neutrinos in the Universe
Mahapatra, Rupak Texas A&M University College Station, TX Ton Scale Germanium: Beyond Zeptobarn WIMP Cross section
Marino, Alysia University of Colorado at Boulder Boulder, CO Probing Neutrino Properties with Long Baseline Neutrino Beams
Mauger, Christopher Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos, NM Design of the Near Detectors and Optimization of Water and Ice Targets for Fine Grained Tracking Detectors for the Fermilab Long Baseline Neutrino Experiment
Nadolsky, Pavel Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX Integrated Analysis of Particle Interactions at Hadron Colliders
Newman, Jeffrey University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA Overcoming Photometric Redshift Systematics in Dark Energy Experiments
Schwartz, Matthew Harvard University Cambridge, MA Understanding Jets at the Large Hadron Collider
Schwartzman, Ariel SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Menlo Park, CA Enhancing the LHC Discovery Potential with Jets, Missing ET, and bit tagging Physics Signature Reconstruction in ATLAS
Shih,David Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey New Brunswick, NJ Supersymmetry Breaking, Gauge Mediation and the LHC
Smirnova, Evgenya Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos, NM Advancing our Understanding of Photonic Band Gap Structures for Accelerators
Wang, Lian-Tao Princeton University Princeton, NJ Exploring New Physics Beyond the Standard Model

For the complete list of Outstanding Junior Investigators in High Energy Physics for the years 1978--2009, click on the link below:

DOE Outstanding Junior Investigator Program Awardees