Current Research

The group is currently focused on searches for evidence of dark gauge bosons. These would serve as channels of communication between dark matter and normal matter. Other topics of interest to the group include precision measurements of the decay properties of Upsilon mesons.

Profiles in Research

Banafsheh Ferdousi - Search for Dark Scalars

Banafsheh is a an SMU graduate student pursing her Masters degree by conducting a search for a dark gauge boson sector. Her thesis, and her work, are targeted for completing in winter, 2011.

Landon Banister - Search for Dark Scalars

Landon is an SMU Hamilton Scholar, engaged in undergraduate research on the BaBar Experiment. He is searching for evidence of dark gauge bosons using the BaBar dataset. This work is targeted for publication in winter, 2011.