SERVICE

Please find below my service to my university, my experiments, and the field.

Current Research and Project Positions

  • Co-Convener of the ATLAS b-jet Trigger Signature Group (2018)

Past and completed positions

  • Co-Convener of the ATLAS Higgs Hbb Software Framework Group (2017-2018)
  • ATLAS Charged Higgs Contact to the LHC Higgs Cross Section Working Group (2014-2016)
  • Co-convener of the ATLAS Higgs Subgroup 6: Beyond-the-Standard Model Higgs Searches (2012-2013)
  • Co-editor of the "Bottomonium" chapter of the "Physics of the B-Factories" Book (2009-2014). Published in 2015.
  • Co-Convener, BaBar Leptonic Bottom and Charm Working Group (2010 - 2012)
  • Co-Chair of the BaBar Upsilon(3S) Task Force
    • co-author of the internal document, "The Physics Case for Running the B-factory at the Y(3S) Resonance" (BaBar Analysis Document 1928)
  • Co-Convener, BaBar Leptonic Bottom and Charm Working Group (September 2004 - 2008)
  • BaBar Event Display Physicist (March 2002-)
  • BaBar Data-Acquisition Operations Manager (March-September, 2001)

Department, College, and University Positions

Current and ongoing positions.

  • Member, Physics Department Graduate Committee - 2009-present
  • Physics Department Computing Contact - 2009-present
  • Member, Faculty Advisory Board to the SMU Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute (2012-Present)
  • Faculty Advisor to the SMU Hunt's Scholar Program (2012-Present)
  • Member, SMU Center for Scientific Computation, (2009-Present)
    • Acts as advisory board for steering computational resources at SMU, as input to efforts by Vice President for Research and the Chief Information Officer at SMU

Past and completed positions.

  • Director of Graduate Studies in Physics ad Interim (2017)
  • Associate Director of Graduate Studies in Physics (2016-2017)
  • Visiting Scientist at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel (July 2017)
  • Faculty Affiliate, Morrison-McGinnis Residential Commons (2014-2016)
  • Voting Member, SMU Undergraduate Curriculum Council (UCC) - Spring 2016
  • Member, Mathematics Pillar Committee Chaired by Dean Moore (2015)
  • Member, Advisory Panel to Associate Dean Peter Moore on the creation of a "Bachelor of Arts in Applied Sciences" degree in Dedman College (2015).
  • Member, Dean's Faculty Committee to assess the creation of a "Master of Public Policy" in Dedman College (2014).
  • Member, SMU Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute planning committee (2011).
    • SMU Dean William Tsutsui formed a committee in the spring of 2011 to formulate a plan for the development of an Interdisciplinary Institute within Dedman College. Report. This resulted in the donation of funds to the university to create the Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute (DCII).

Service to the Field and Other Contributions and Positions

  • American Physical Society, Division of Particles and Fields (DPF), Program Committee Member (2018-present)

Past and completed positions.

  • Session Chair, American Physical Society April 2018 Meeting (Columbus, OH). "QCD and Hadrons" and "Electroweak Physics, and Lepton Non-Universality". April 14-17, 2018.
  • Local Organizer for the 2017 US ATLAS Hadronic Final State Forum, hosted by SMU from Dec. 11-14, 2017.
  • Co-Editor of LHC Higgs Cross Section Working Group's "Yellow Report 4" chapter on charged Higgs bosons. arXiv:1610.07922. http://www.arxiv.org/abs/1610.07922. (2016)
  • Co-Editor of ATLAS Conference Note "Search for a CP-odd Higgs boson decaying to Zh in pp collisions at √s = 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector". ATLAS-CONF-2016-015. http://cds.cern.ch/record/2141003. (2016)
  • Session Chair, Rencontres du Blois 2016, "ElectroWeak + Top + Higgs: Parallel Session 1". (2016)
  • Member, International Scientific Advisory Committee, Charged Higgs Conference, 2016
  • SUSY2015 Conference, Higgs Session Co-Convener, 2015
  • Session Chair, Rencontres du Blois 2015, "Beyond-the-Standard Model and Dark Matter Session 2 (Parallel Session)". (2014)
  • Local Organizer for the 23rd Workshop on Deep Inelastic Scattering 2015 (DIS2015) at SMU. Organized the Public Lecture on April 26, 2015
  • Session Chair, Rencontres du Blois 2014, "ElectoWeak, Top, and Higgs Session 2 (Parallel Session)". (2015)
  • Member, US ATLAS Task Force on the Tier 3 Computing Systems (2013)
    • Result of this Task Force: a report to US ATLAS, shared with funding agencies, regarding the value of Tier 3 computing to US ATLAS institutions during LHC Run 1 and possible models for such computing as complimentary to the GRID for Run 2.
  • Organizer, ATLAS HSG6 Workshop, May 19-21, The Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel (2013)
  • Session Convener, "Top", Southwest US ATLAS Physics Jamboree, UT-Arlington, April 25-29 (2011)
  • At various times since joining the faculty at SMU, I have served in a capacity as an external referee for journal publications and for grant applications. I cannot list specifics as these are undertaken in an anonymous capacity.
  • Elected to SLAC Users' Organization Executive Committee (2008-2010)
    • Coordinator of Committees (2008)
  • Co-Chair of the SLAC Users' Organization Washington D.C. Trip Subcommittee (2006,2008-2009)
  • Representative of SLAC User Community for Annual Visit to Washington D.C. (March 2003, March 2004, March 2005, March 2006, March 2008, April 2009)
  • Representative, Physics Graduate Program Committee (UW-Madison, 1999)