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Joel M. Moss

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Dates

unknown – present

Authorized Form of Name

Moss, Joel M.

Biography

Abstract

Joel Moss is a researcher in the Physics Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory (1970-present). Other institutional affiliations include Texas A&M University and the University of Minnesota. His research interests include nuclear giant resonances, focalplane polarimetry, and nuclear spin response function.

Important Dates

1964Obtained BS, Fort Hays State University, Hays (Kan.).

1969Obtained PhD, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1969 – 1971Research Associate, Centre d'Études Nucléaires de Saclay.

1971 – 1973Instructor in Physics, University of Minnesota.

1973 – 1980Assistant Professor of Physics (1973-1978) and Associate Professor of Physic (1978-1980), Texas A&M University, College Station (Tex.).

1979 – presentResearcher, Physics Division (1979-present); Leader, Nuclear Physics Group (1982-1984); Leader, Medium Energy Physics Group (1984-1987); Deputy Division Leader, Medium Energy Physics Group (1987-1993); and Program Director, Nuclear and Particle Physics (1988-1990), Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos (N.M.).

1998Awarded Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Nuclear physicist.

Places

Undergraduate Education

Hays (Kan.)

Graduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Employment

College Station (Tex.)

Los Alamos (N.M.)

Subjects

Nuclear physics.

Nuclear spin.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Agnew, Harold M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Anastasio, Michael R.

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Anderson, Herbert Lawrence

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Bowman, J. D. (J. David)

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Browne, John Charles, 1942-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Campbell, David K.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Clogston, Albert McCavour

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Edwards, David F. (David Franklin)

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Feigenbaum, Mitchell J.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Fisk, Zachary

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Frauenfelder, Hans, 1922-

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Goldman, Allen M.

Both employed at University of Minnesota.

Haxton, Wick C.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Hecker, Siegfried S.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Hill, Edward Lee, 1904-1974

Both employed at University of Minnesota.

Kerr, Donald M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Keyworth, George A., II, 1939-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Knapp, Edward A.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Nanos, G. Peter

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Ney, Edward Purdy, 1920-

Both employed at University of Minnesota.

Nier, Alfred O. (Alfred Otto), 1911-1994

Both employed at University of Minnesota.

Robertson, R. G. Hamish, 1943-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Robinson, C. Paul

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Wheatley, John Charles

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Winckler, John R.

Both employed at University of Minnesota.

Wiringa, Robert Bruce

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Zweig, George

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Institutions

Major Positions

Centre d'études nucléaires de Saclay

Research Associate.

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Researcher, Physics Division; Leader, Nuclear Physics Group; Leader, Medium Energy Physics Group; Deputy Division Leader, Medium Energy Physics Group; and Program Director, Nuclear and Partical Physics.

Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

Researcher, Physics Division.

Texas A & M University. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor and Associate Professor of Physics.

University of Minnesota. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Instructor in Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1998 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics.

Fort Hays State University

Obtained BS (1964).

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD (1969).

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