Christopher Hearty, Professor/IPP Principal Research Scientist


B.Sc. Simon Fraser University (82)
Ph.D. University of Washington (87)
Postdoctoral Researcher, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (87-94)
Hennings 268
604 822 9163

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Experimental Particle Physics Research

My research is primarily focused on direct searches for new physics with the Belle II experiment, including dark photons and axion-like particles. I also work on calorimeter calibration and reconstruction, and am responsible for developing trigger algorithms. Belle II will provide excellent opportunities for students to work on the development, commission, and initial physics analysis of a cutting edge particle physics detector.


Here are the students I have worked with recently.   I am looking for a new graduate student, and occasionally supervise undergraduate theses; a few possible projects are listed below. Please contact me for additional information. 

Thesis Topics

Selected Publications