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-present)

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

  • Co-Coordinator for the PHYS 1105/1106 Cooperative Problem-Solving Sessions (Fall 2018-present)
  • Adviser, Ph.D. Students (2018-present)
  • Member, Physics Department Graduate Committee (2009-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

  • New Faculty Search Committee Member - Experimental Particle Physics (2017-2018)
  • 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).
  • Faculty Advisor to the SMU Hunt's Scholar Program (2012-2018)
  • Member, Faculty Advisory Board to the SMU Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute (2012-2017)
  • 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).
  • Physics Department Computing Contact - 2009-2018

Service to the Field and Other Contributions and Positions

Current and ongoing 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)