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Biography and Interests

Dr. Deiana is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics at Southern Methodist University. Her area of research is high energy particle physics, and she is a member of the ATLAS Collaboration. She has a long-running interest in Higgs physics, with an emphasis on the search for particles predicted by extensions of the Standard Model. She is currently involved in the search for the pair production of Higgs bosons, and is active in the FTK upgrade of the ATLAS Detector.

Dr. Deiana received her Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2013, and her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Physics from North Carolina State University in 2007.

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