Christopher Hearty, Professor/IPP Principal Research Scientist

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B.Sc. Simon Fraser University (82)
Ph.D. University of Washington (87)
Postdoctoral Researcher, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (87-94)
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604 822 9163

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Experimental Particle Physics Research

My research is primarily focused on direct searches for new physics with the Belle II experiment, including dark photons and axion-like particles. I also work on calorimeter calibration and reconstruction. Belle II will provide excellent opportunities for students to work on the construction, commission, and initial physics analysis of a cutting edge particle physics detector.


Here are the students I have worked with recently.   I am looking for a new graduate student, and occasionally supervise undergraduate theses; a few possible projects are listed below. Please contact me for additional information. 

Thesis Topics

Selected Publications