Timothy M.P. Tait

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Professor, Physics & Astronomy
School of Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1999, Physics
B.S., UC San Diego, 1993, Physics

Phone: 949-824-8304
Email: ttait@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
3131 Frederick Reines Hall
Mail code:4576
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Particle Physics, Beyond the Standard Model Physics, Collider Physics, Early Cosmology
Academic Distinctions
UCI Chancellor's Fellow Professor, 2013 - 2016.

Fellow, American Physical Society, 2013.
Research Abstract
Professor Tait's research focuses on the smallest scales, seeking for physics beyond the Standard Model that describes all known fundamental particles. One particular direction he pursues is to understand the nature of the mysterious dark matter whose existence can be inferred from observation of the Universe, but whose fundamental nature remains unknown.
"Protophobic Fifth-Force Interpretation of the Observed Anomaly in 8-Be Nuclear Transitions"
Jonathan L. Feng, Bartosz Fornal, Iftah Galon, Susan Gardner, Jordan Smolinsky, Tim M. P. Tait, Philip Tanedo,
Phys.Rev.Lett. 117 (2016) no.7, 071803, [arXiv:1604.07411 [hep-ph]].
"Is the Lightest Kaluza-Klein Particle a Viable Dark Matter Candidate?"
Geraldine Servant, Tim M.P. Tait Nucl. Phys. B650 (2003) 391 [hep-ph/0206071].
"Constraints on Dark Matter from Colliders"
Jessica Goodman, Masahiro Ibe, Arvind Rajaraman, William Shepherd, Tim M.P. Tait, Hai-Bo Yu,
Phys.Rev. D82 (2010) 116010 [arXiv:1008.1783].
"Z-prime Gauge Bosons at the Tevatron"
Marcela Carena, Alejandro Daleo, Bogdan A. Dobrescu, Tim M.P. Tait,
Phys.Rev. D70 (2004) 093009 [hep-ph/0408098].
"Single Top Quark Production as a Window to Physics Beyond the Standard Model",
Tim M.P. Tait, C.-P. Yuan, Phys.Rev. D63 (2000) 014018 [hep-ph/0007298].
"Four Generations and Higgs physics"
Graham D. Kribs, Tilman Plehn, Michael Spannowsky, Tim M.P. Tait,
Phys.Rev. D76 (2007) 075016 [arXiv:0706.3718].
For a full listing, see: http://inspirehep.net/search?ln=en&p=find+a+tait%2C+t.
Professional Society
American Physical Society
Other Experience
Assistant Professor
Northwestern University 2007—2009

Argonne National Laboratory 2004—2009

Postdoctoral Researcher
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory 2002—2004

Postdoctoral Researcher
Argonne National Laboratory 1999—2002

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