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Bradley B. Cox

Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Physics
Office location and address
212 HEP
605 Old Reservoir Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
Ph.D., 1967, Duke
AS-PHYS Salary Support for Alexander Ledovskoy
Source: FERMI NATIONAL ACCELERATOR LABORATORY
September 05, 2019 – August 31, 2020
Hyperfast Silicon Detector Modules for Particle Detection
Source: Rmd Instruments Corp.
July 02, 2018 – April 01, 2019
Development of Advanced, Radiation Resistant, Optical-based, Detector Technology for Future HEP Experiments
Source: University of Notre Dame
May 01, 2017 – March 31, 2019
Proposal to US CMS to Produce Proof of Principle for ECAL Endcap VPT Blue LED
Source: FERMI NATIONAL ACCELERATOR LABORATORY
July 02, 2007 – December 31, 2018
AS-PHYS USCMS - University of Virginia - GaInP
Source: FERMI NATIONAL ACCELERATOR LABORATORY
January 01, 2014 – December 31, 2018
AS-PHYS USCMS Group at UVa for Maintenance & Operation Activities Related to the USCMS Upgrade
Source: FERMI NATIONAL ACCELERATOR LABORATORY
April 01, 2013 – October 01, 2017
US CMS Group at UVA for Maintenance & Operations Activities Related to the US CMS Upgrade
Source: FERMI NATIONAL ACCELERATOR LABORATORY
October 01, 2008 – December 31, 2016
USCMS Group at UVa for Maintenance & Operation Activities Related to the USCMS Upgrade
Source: FERMI NATIONAL ACCELERATOR LABORATORY
April 01, 2012 – July 01, 2015
PHYS 3110: Widely Applied Physics
Credits: 3
Applications of physical principles to a diverse set of phenomena: order of magnitude estimates, dimensional analysis, material science and engineering, astrophysics, aeronautics and space flight, communications technology, meteorology, sound & acoustics and fluid dynamics. Not all topics will be covered in every course. Three lecture hours. (Y) Prerequisite: PHYS 2620 or instructor permission.
PHYS 3993: Independent Study
Credits: 3
Individual study of topics in physics not normally covered in formal classes. Study is carried out under the tutelage of a faculty member with whom the requirements are agreed upon prior to enrollment. (S-SS) Prerequisite: Instructor permission
PHYS 3995: Research
Credits: 3
A research project on a topic in physics carried out under the supervision of a faculty member culminating in a written report. May be taken more than once. (S-SS) Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
PHYS 5000: Physics Colloquium
Credits: 2
First and second year students enrolled in the Physics PhD program are required to take Physics Colloquium in their first and second years of study.
PHYS 5720: Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics
Credits: 3
Studies subatomic structure; basic constituents and their mutual interactions.
PHYS 8750: Elementary Particle Physics I
Credits: 3
Introduction to the Standard Model of Electroweak and Strong Interactions, to be followed by physics beyond the Standard Model, including aspects of Grand Unification, Supersymmetry, and neutrino masses.
PHYS 8999: Master Thesis Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's thesis, taken under the supervision of a thesis director.
PHYS 9998: Pre-Qual Preparation for Doctoral Research
Credits: 1–12
For students who have not passed the Qualifying exam for doctoral research, taken before a dissertation director has been selected.
PHYS 9999: PhD Thesis Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.
UVa Distinguished Scientist [2014]Outstanding Virginia Scientist [2014]

In recognition of Cox's contributions to the search for and discovery of the Higgs

Jesse W. Beams Award [2014]APS Fellow [1985]For his pioneering contributions to the study of direct photon production from the interactions of quarks and gluons, and for his role in detector development and managing physics research at Fermilab