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Jason A. Nielsen

Professor of Physics

Associate Director of Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics

Faculty Fellow of Cowell College

Office: Natural Sciences II, Room 315
Phone: 831-459-3457

Research interests: experimental particle physics, new phenomena in high-energy hadron-hadron collisions, semiconductor tracking detector development


Prof. Nielsen with LHC panorama

"Science breakthrough of the year" (2012): discovery of the Higgs boson at ATLAS!

Latest Higgs boson update (2018): UC Santa Cruz physicists made important contributions to the discovery of Higgs bosons decaying into bottom quarks"