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Gerald C. Blazey

General Information

  • Director of the Northern Illinois Center for Accelerator and Detector Development, NICADD
  • Fellow, American Physical Society
  • Former Spokesperson for D0 Collaboration 
  • Professor Experimental Particle Physics
  • Distinguished Research Professor
  • Research Associate (1986-1990) and Senior Resident Associate, University of Rochester (1990-1994)
  • Associate Scientist, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (l994-1996)
  • Associate Professor, NIU (1996-1999)
  • Ph.D. in Experimental High Energy Physics, University of Minnesota (1986)
  • B.S. in Physics, B.S. in Mathematics, South Dakota State University (1980)

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Research Interests and Lab Capabilities

  • Quark and gluon jet production
  • Searches for quark compositeness
  • High speed triggers


Gerald C. Blazey

Gerald C. Blazey

Distinguished Research Professor