University of California – Irvine

NAME:
University of California – Irvine

HOME TOWN:
Irvine, Calif.

MASCOT:
Anteater

COLORS:
Blue and gold

COLLABORATING AT FERMILAB SINCE:
1990s

WORLDWIDE PARTICLE PHYSICS COLLABORATIONS:
ATLAS (CERN), CDF, FermiLAT (NASA, DOE), IceCube (Antarctica), MEG (PSI), Milagro (LANL), MINERvA, SuperK (ICRR), T2K (J-PARC)

NUMBER OF SCIENTISTS AND STUDENTS INVOLVED:
12 faculty, about 10 postdocs, about 15 students

PARTICLE PHYSICS RESEARCH FOCUS:
UCI particle physics focuses on searches for new physics and precision tests of the Standard Model in a wide variety of experiments: neutrino, rare decays, high-energy astrophysics and collider physics. In addition, we have a vibrant theory group with strengths in phenomenology, especially dark matter and supersymmetry.

FUNDING AGENCIES:
NSF, DOE

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