Northeastern University

NAME:
Northeastern University

HOME TOWN:
Boston, Mass.

MASCOT:
Huskies

COLORS:
Red, gray and black

COLLABORATING AT FERMILAB SINCE:
1973

WORLDWIDE PARTICLE PHYSICS COLLABORATIONS:
CMS, DZero

NUMBER OF SCIENTISTS AND STUDENTS INVOLVED:
Four faculty, two postdocs, six graduate students, two undergraduate students

PARTICLE PHYSICS RESEARCH FOCUS:
Experiment: electroweak physics, top quark physics, Higgs physics, searches for physics beyond the Standard Model.
Theory: SUGRA (supergravity), neutrino physics, dark matter, cosmology.

WHAT SETS PARTICLE PHYSICS AT NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY APART?
A strong program in hadron collider physics, including muon detection, triggering, software, Standard Model measurements and searches for new physics. Northeastern is a leader in cooperative education, and dozens of undergraduates have worked on DZero and CMS through the co-op program.

FUNDING AGENCIES:
NSF

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