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R. D. McKeown

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Dates

unknown – present

Authorized Form of Name

McKeown, R. D.

Biography

Abstract

Robert McKeown is Deputy Director of Science at Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (2010-present). Other institutional affiliations include California Institute of Technology. His research interests include studies of weak interactions in nuclei, neutrino oscillations, parity-violating electron scattering, and the electromagnetic structure of nuclei and nucleons.

Important Dates

1974Obtained BS in Physics, State University of New York, Stony Brook, Stony Brook (N.Y.).

1979Obtained PhD in Physics, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1980 – 2010Assistant Professor to Associate Professor (1980-1992) and Professor of Physics (1992-2010), California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (Calif.).

2009Awarded Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics.

2010 – presentDeputy Director of Science, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab), Newport News (Va.).

Occupation

Nuclear physicist.

Places

Undergraduate Education

Stony Brook (N.Y.)

Graduate Education

Princeton (N.J.)

Employment

Pasadena (Calif.)

Newport News (Va.)

Subjects

Neutrinos.

Nuclear physics.

Scattering (Physics).

Weak interactions (Nuclear physics).

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Anderson, Carl D. (Carl David), 1905-1991

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Barish, B. C. (Barry Clark), 1936-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Boehm, Felix

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Deser, S. (Stanley)

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

DuBridge, Lee A. (Lee Alvin), 1901-1994

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Eisenstein, James P. (James Philip)

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Everhart, Thomas E.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 1918-1988

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Fowler, William A.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Gates, S. James

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Gell-Mann, Murray

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Kimble, H. Jeff (Harry Jeffrey), 1949-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Koonin, Steven E.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Lange, Andrew

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Leighton, Robert B.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Politzer, H. David, 1949-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Schwarz, John H.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Sciulli, Frank J.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Thorne, Kip S.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Wise, Mark B., 1953-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Ye, Jun, 1967-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Zweig, George

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Institutions

Major Positions

California Institute of Technology. Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy

Assistant Professor to Associate Professor and Professor of Physics.

Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (U.S.)

Deputy Director of Science.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 2009 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD (1979).

State University of New York at Stony Brook. Department of Physics

Obtained BS (1974).

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