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Most UT and ORNL group members (August 2009)

 

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Soren and Ken parading their red ties at a Christmas dinner

 

Current Members

 

Description: Ken Read

Ken Read

Joint Faculty Professor

At ORNL and UT since 1991


email: kfread@utk.edu

 

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Soren Sorensen

Professor

At UT since 1985


email: sorensen@utk.edu

 

Description: Christine 

Christine Nattrass

Assistant Professor (August 2012)

Post-doc at UT (2009-2012)

email: christine.nattrass@utk.edu

 

Description: Irakli Martashvili

Irakli Martashvili

Ph.D. Graduate Student

Joined RHIP in 2008.

email: imartash@utk.edu

 

Description: Rebecca 

Rebecca Scott

Ph.D. Graduate Student

Joined RHIP in 2010.

email: rscott17@utk.edu

 

Description: Joel 

Joel Mazer

Graduate Student

Joined RHIP in 2010.

email: jmazer@utk.edu

 

Description: Kyle 

Kyle Schmoll

Ph.D. Graduate Student

Joined RHIP in 2010.

email: bschmoll@utk.edu

 

 

Former Members

 

Description: Archil 

Archil Garishvili

M.S. Graduate Student

Joined RHIP in 2009. Graduated with a MS in November 2011

email: agarishv@utk.edu

 

Description: Irakli Garishvili

Irakli Garishvili

Graduate Student. Joined RHIP in 2003. Graduated with a Ph.D. in December 2009.

Thesis: "Open Heavy Flavor Measurement at Forward Angles for Cu+Cu Collisions at Center of Mass NN Collision Energy 200 GeV"

Current Position: Post-Doc at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

 

Description: Josh Hamblen

Josh Hamblen

Post-doctoral Research Associate from 2006 to 2009

Current position: Assistant Professor at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (from August 2009)

email: joshua-hamblen@utc.edu

 

Description: Dwayne John

Dwayne John

Graduate Student. Graduated with a M.Sc.  in April 2009.

Thesis: "Nuclear Modification Factor (R_AA) in sqrt(s_NN) = 200 GeV Cu-Cu Collisions at Forward Rapidity"

Email: djohn@utk.edu

Current position: Position at Oak Ridge National Laboratory related to user support for high performance computing.

 

Description: Donny Hornback

Donald Hornback

Graduate Student. Graduated with a Ph.D. in May 2008.

Thesis: "A measurement of open charm using single muons at forward angles for p+p collisions at center of mass energy 200 GeV"

Current Position: Research Staff in the Global Nuclear Security Technology Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

 

Description: Youngil Kwon

Youngil Kwon

Research Assistant Professor

Joined RHIP in October 2004. He is particular interested in issues related to open charm production at RHIC energies.

Current position: Professor at Yonsei University in Korea

 

Description: Andy Glenn

Andrew Glenn

Graduate Student. Graduated with a Ph.D. on October 1, 2004.

Thesis: "Single Muon Production and Implications for Charm in sqrt(sNN)=200 GeV  Au+Au Collisions".

Current Position: Research Staff at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Description: Jason Newby

Jason Newby

Graduate Student. Graduated with a Ph.D. in September 2003.

Thesis:  "J/Psi Production in Au-Au Collisions at sqrt(s) = 200 A GeV"

Current position: Research Staff in the Global Nuclear Security Technology Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Description: Vasily

Vasily Dzhordzhadze

Research Associate

RHIP member from 2002 to 2004. Responsible for the RHIP group's onsite activities at the PHENIX MuID detector at RHIC.

email: wasiko@bnl.gov

Current position: Researcher at Brookhaven National Laboratory

Description: Laurence Villatte

Laurence Villatte

Post-doctoral Research Associate from 2001 to 2002

Current position: Staff position in the French Nuclear Industry

Commissioning of MuId detector. Analysis of first data from Muon Arm detector in PHENIX.

 

George Gogiberidze


Post-doctoral Research Associate from 2001 to 2002

Current position: Medical imaging staff position at Sloan-Kettering.

Commissioning of MuId detector. Responsible for PHENIX on-site activities.

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Kyle Pope


Post-doctoral Research Associate from 1997 to 2000

Design and implementation of the off-line computing system for the PHENIX experiment and development of analysis algorithms for the muon arm system within this experiment

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Saskia Mioduszeski
 

Graduate Student. Graduated with a Ph.D. in 1999.

Thesis:  "Centrality Dependence of Antiproton Production in p+A Collisions at 17.5 GeV/c and 12.3 GeV/c", Nov. 1999

Current position: Faculty member in the Physics Department at Texas A&M

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Sam Held
 

Graduate Student. Graduated with a MS in 1999.

Thesis:  "J/Psi Production and Absorption in High Energy Nuclear Collisions", July 1999

Current position: Project Manager at Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education.

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Ted Corcovilos
 

Undergraduate Student. Graduated with a BS in Physics in 1999.

PhD from Caltech in 2008

Current position: Research Staff at Penn State

 

 

Mark Pollack

Post-doctoral Research Associate from 1997 to 1998

Current position: Software developer at Sipco, New York

Design and implementation of the off-line computing system for the PHENIX experiment with special emphasis on data retrieval.

 

Victor Perevotchikov

Research Associate from 1995 to 1998

Current position: Research Scientist with STAR at Brookhaven National Laboratory

Design and implementation of the off-line computing system for the PHENIX experiment.

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David Morrison

Post-doctoral Research Associate from 1994 to 1997

Current position: Staff Scientist with PHENIX at Brookhaven National Laboratory

Analysis and operation of hadronic calorimeter data from the WA98 collaboration at CERN. Design and implementation of the PHENIX off-line computing system.

 

 

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