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Gregory R. Snow
Department of Physics and Astronomy
116 Brace Hall
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE 68588-0111
[email protected]
Abbreviated CV
February 1, 2001
Education
1984
1976
Ph.D. in Physics, The Rockefeller University
A.B. in Physics, Princeton University, cum laude
Positions
1993-present Associate Professor (tenured), University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Head and founding member of UNL High Energy Physics group
1987-93
Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
1993
Visiting Physicist (Research leave), Fermilab
1984-87
Postdoctoral Research Associate, The Rockefeller University
1978
Adjunct Lecturer, Hunter College, New York
1976-83
Graduate Fellow, The Rockefeller University, New York
Recent Awards and Honors
2000-01
Elected to University of Nebraska Speakers Bureau
1998-99
Chair, Fermilab Users Executive Committee
1999
Co-convenor of the Quantum Chromodynamics parallel sessions at
the International Europhysics Conference on High Energy Physics in
Tampere, Finland
1997-2000
Member, Fermilab Users Executive Committee
1998
University of Nebraska College Distinguished Teaching Award
1988-1993
Presidential Young Investigator Award from the National Science
Foundation
Research Activities in High Energy Physics
1988-present The D Experiment at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider
1994-present The Compact Muon Spectrometer (CMS) Experiment at the Large
Hadron Collider, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
1999-present Pierre Auger Observatory, Mendoza Province, Argentina, and Millard
County, Utah
1995-present The Cosmic Ray Observatory Project (CROP) -- a state-wide outreach and
education project to involve Nebraska high school students and teachers in
cosmic-ray research using school-based detectors.
1992-2000
The APEX Experiment, A Search for Antiproton Decay at the Fermilab
Accumulator Ring
1984-1999
CERN Experiment UA6, Study of High-pT Direct Photon, 0, , e+e-
1978-1983
1976-1978
1975-1976
Production and Low-t Elastic Scattering in pp and pp Interactions
Fermilab E612, Photon Diffraction Dissociation in a High Pressure
Hydrogen Time Projection Chamber (TPC), Ph.D. thesis experiment
Fermilab E396, Diffraction Dissociation and Elastic Scattering
Princeton University Senior Thesis, Search for c   in -p Interactions,
Brookhaven National Laboratory, Long Island, New York
Selected Recent Publications
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“Observation of the Top Quark", S. Abachi, et al. (The D Collaboration), Phys.
Rev. Lett. 74, 2632 (1995)
“The Dijet Mass Spectrum and a Search for Quark Compositeness in pp collisions at
s = 1.8 TeV, B. Abbott, et al. (The D Collaboration), Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 2457
(1999)
“The Inclusive Jet Cross Section in pp collisions at s = 1.8 TeV, B. Abbott, et al.
(The D Collaboration), Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 2451 (1999)
“Measurement of the Top Quark Mass in the Dilepton Channel'”, B. Abbott, et al.
(The D Collaboration), Phys. Rev. D60, 052001 (1999)
“Measurement of the Top Quark Pair Production Cross Section in pp Collisions
using Multijet Final States'”, B. Abbott et al. (The D Collaboration), Phys. Rev.
D60, 012001 (1999)
“A measurement of the W boson mass using large rapidity electrons”, B. Abbott et al.
(The D Collaboration), Phys. Rev. D62, 092006 (2000)
“Differential production cross section of Z bosons as a function of transverse
momentum at s = 1.8 TeV, B. Abbott et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 2792 (2000)
“The isolated photon cross section in pp collisions at s = 1.8 TeV”, B. Abbott et
al. (The D Collaboration), Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 2786 (2000)
“The ratio of jet cross sections at s = 630 and 1800 GeV”, B. Abbott, et al. (The
D Collaboration), accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. Lett. (2000); FermilabPub-00/213-E, hep-ex/0008072
“Search for antiproton decay at the Fermilab Antiproton Accumulator”, S. Geer, et al.
(The APEX Collaboration), Phys. Rev. D62, 052004 (2000)
“A new limit on CPT violation”, S. Geer, et al. (The APEX Collaboration), Phys.
Rev. Lett. 84, 590 (2000), Erratum Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 3546 (2000)
“Direct photon cross sections in proton-proton and antiproton-proton interactions at
s = 24.3 GeV”, G. Ballocchi, et al. (The UA6 Collaboration), Phys. Lett. B436,
222 (1998)
“A new determination of s using direct photon production cross sections in pp and
pp collisions at s = 24.3 GeV”, M. Werlen, et al. (The UA6 Collaboration), Phys.
Lett. B452, 201 (1999)
Recent Conference Talks
 “Diffractive Physics at the Tevatron”, G. Snow for the D and CDF Collaborations,
International Europhysics Conference on High Energy Physics, Tampere, Finland,
July 1999
 “The Cosmic Ray Observatory Project”, International Conference on the Learning
Sciences, Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 14-17, 2000
 “Forward Physics Prospects at the CMS Experiment” and “The Luminosity
Measurement at CMS”, G. Snow for the CMS Collaboration, Forward Physics and
Luminosity Measurements at the LHC, Helsinki, Finland, November 1-3, 2000
Recent Courses Taught at the University of Nebraska
 Physics 212 Honors, “Electricity and Magnetism”, calculus-based introductory
physics (lecture and recitation), Spring Term, 2001
 Physics 212, “Electricity and Magnetism”, calculus-based introductory physics
(lecture, two sections), 300 undergraduate students, Fall Term, 2000
 Science 185, “Matter, Energy, and Change: An Integrated Approach to Science”
(lecture and laboratory), Spring Term, 2000
Recent Education and Service Activities
1998
Arranged for UNL to become a member institution in Universities
Research Association, Inc., Washington, DC, which governs Fermilab
1998-present Department of Physics and Astronomy Graduate Committee
1996-present College of Arts and Sciences Assessment Committee
2000
Proposal review panels for the NSF SBIR/STTR (Small Business in
Research, Technology Transfer) program and the NSF Teacher
Enhancement program
1995-present Co-Director of CROP (The Cosmic Ray Observatory Project), a state-wide
outreach and education project to involve Nebraska high school students
and teachers in cosmic-ray research using school-based detectors. CROP
is supported by a $1,342,000 grant from the NSF Division of Elementary,
Secondary, and Informal Education and the Division of Physics
1999-present Head of Education, Outreach, and Public Relations subtask for the Pierre
Auger Observatory
1999
Proposal review panel for the NSF GK-12 program which supports
graduate students in the sciences to teach in K-12 classrooms
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