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Sarah Demers


Sarah Demers is the Horace D. Taft Associate Professor of Physics at Yale University. She is a particle physicist who works to understand the most fundamental constituents of the universe and the forces between them. She is a member of the ATLAS Collaboration at CERN, where she studies the Higgs boson among other things and the Mu2e Collaboration at Fermilab. She was an undergraduate at Harvard, a graduate student at the University of Rochester, and a postdoctoral research associate at Stanford’s Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC). Her research has been recognized with an Early Career Award by the Department of Energy and she has won several teaching awards at Yale University. She teaches many courses, including The Physics of Music, graduate-level particle physics, and she co-teaches The Physics of Dance with Professor Emily Coates, a dancer, and choreographer who leads the dance studies curriculum at Yale.

Past Programs Featuring Sarah Demers

Thursday, June 1, 2017 | 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm