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Prof. Juan Collar

Department of Physics, University of Chicago

Juan Collar is a Professor in the Department of Physics and the Enrico Fermi Institute at the University of Chicago, and a senior member of the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics. Prof Collar received his PhD at the University of South Carolina in 1992. He became a Fellow of the Fondation Robert Schuman at the University of Paris VI-VII, then a Fellow of the Experimental Physics division at CERN, and then a Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Paris VI-VII. He arrived at the University of Chicago in 2001, and has been in his present position since 2014. He has spent his career searching for exotic particles and processes, including dark matter and neutrinos. He has worked on several experimental collaborations, including the CERN Axion Solar Telescope, Coherent Germanium Neutrino Technology (CoGeNT), and Chicago Observatory for Underground Particle Physics (COUPP).

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