Texas A&M University

NAME:
Texas A&M University

HOME TOWN:
College Station, Texas

MASCOT:
Reveille

COLORS:
Maroon and white

COLLABORATING AT FERMILAB SINCE:
Early 1980s. Texas A&M faculty members Peter McIntyre and Bob Webb were founding members of CDF.

WORLDWIDE PARTICLE PHYSICS COLLABORATIONS:
CDF, CDMS, CMS, Dark Energy Survey, LUX (Sanford Lab). We have also been a member of DZero and MINOS.

NUMBER OF SCIENTISTS AND STUDENTS INVOLVED:
14 faculty, four research scientists and engineers, nine postdocs, approximately 20 students

PARTICLE PHYSICS RESEARCH FOCUS:
We focus on activities at the interface of particle physics and cosmology, in particular, the search for dark matter, the Higgs and SUSY, as well as dark energy.

WHAT SETS PARTICLE PHYSICS AT TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY APART?
Our emphasis is on the interface between astronomy, particle physics and cosmology. We enjoy strong interactions between our phenomenology and experimental groups, and we benefit from local machine, electronics and computing capabilities. We enjoy the generous support from the Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics and Astronomy.

FUNDING AGENCIES:
DOE, NSF, NASA

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