Rutgers University

NAME:
Rutgers University

HOME TOWN:
Piscataway, New Jersey

MASCOT:
Scarlet Knight

SCHOOL COLORS:
Scarlet

PARTICLE PHYSICS COLLABORATIONS:
CDF, DZero, CMS, MINERvA, SeaQuest

NUMBER OF SCIENTISTS AND STUDENTS AT FERMILAB:
Eight faculty, eight postdocs and 12 graduate students

COLLABORATING AT FERMILAB SINCE:
1974, starting with research on polarization and magnetic moments of hyperons.

PARTICLE PHYSICS RESEARCH FOCUS: Rutgers is hunting the Higgs with CMS, DZero and CDF. We contribute to both the theoretical development of SUSY and its experimental verification in CMS. The theory group is also very active in the development of string theories. Rutgers scientists study the nuclear dependence of nucleon structure with MINERvA and SeaQuest.

WHAT SETS PARTICLE PHYSICS AT RUTGERS UNIVERSITY APART?
Rutgers is proud of the broad scope of its particle physics program. The nuclear and high-energy groups are active in projects from theory to construction, from strings to nuclei. In the spirit of Rutgers, we have, “Jersey roots, global reach,” in the particle physics world.

FUNDING AGENCY:
National Science Foundation

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