Henry Moore sculpture at University of Chicago, commemorating first nuclear chain reaction


The Standard Model

Standard Model of Particle Physics


I am an assistant professor in theoretical particle physics in the Department of Physics and the Enrico Fermi Institute at the University of Chicago

Please see the links at left for detailed research pages, people associated with my group, talks, and links to courses. 


Recent news and links: 

  • Save the data: Perimeter workshop "Radiative corrections at the intensity frontier of particle physics" June 12-14, 2017. (12/4/16)
  • Save the date: INT program "Fundamental physics with electroweak probes of light nuclei" June 12-July 13, 2018. (9/8/16)
  • z expansion mini-workshop (Fermilab and remote) (8/8/16)
  • TRIUMF workshop group photo (7/7/16)
  • Workshop on physics with muons beyond g-2 and mu2e, Fermilab, 3 May 2016 (4/10/16)
  • Save the date: TRIUMF theory workshop: Precision for New Discoveries, 8-10 June, 2016.  (2/25/16)
  • TRIUMF/Perimeter research blurb (2/11/16)
  • Model independent z expansion module for GENIE neutrino event generator. (1/19/16)
  • Mikhail Solon's thesis, "Heavy WIMP Effective Theory: Formalism and Applications for Scattering on Nucleon Targets", selected for Springer Thesis Award.   (8/12/15)
  • Mikhail Solon receives the 2015 Sakurai Thesis Award (5/14/15)
  • Aaron Meyer has received an Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) award (12/11/14)
  • Aaron Meyer has received an award from Fermilab Universities Research Association (URA) to fund research in lattice QCD and neutrino physics (9/29/14)
  • Save the date: Effective theories and dark matter workshop, MITP, 16-27 March, 2015 (4/15/2014)
  • My group is awarded a 2013 NIST Precision Measurement Grant
  • Register now for the MITP workshop on the proton radius, 2-6 June, 2014 (application deadline 28 February, 2014)
  • Aaron Meyer has been named a 2013-2014 Millikan fellow.  He is pursuing research in neutrino physics and lattice QCD
  • Mikhail Solon has been named the 2013-2014 Bloomenthal fellow for his research on effective field theory and dark matter interactions