Vitae: Mats A. Selen
Born: June 14 1958, Falun Sweden,
Naturalized U.S. Citizen.
University of Illinois, Department of Physics,
Loomis Laboratory of Physics,
1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL, 61801
Princeton University PhD. Physics (1989) Thesis: Hunting for the Rare Decay K+ to pi+ mu+ mu-
M.A. Physics (1985)
University of Guelph MSc. Physics (1983) Thesis: Infrared Absorption in Proton Irradiated Solid Deuterium
B.S. Physics (1982)
Full Professor, University of Illinois. (August 2002 to present)
Acting Associate Dept. Head, U of I Dept. of Physics. (August 2000 to August 2001)
Associate Professor, University of Illinois. (August 1997 to 2002)
Assistant Professor, University of Illinois. (March 1993 to 1997).
Research Associate, Cornell University. (July 1989 to March 1993).
Research Associate, Princeton University. (November 1988 to July 1989).
Awards and Honors while at UIUC:
Recipient of 2013 APS Excellence in Education Award
2006 Fellow of the American Physical Society
2004 Fellow of the Center for Advanced Study
2004 Co-spokesman of the CLEO-c particle physics experiment
2002 Xerox Award for Faculty Research
2001 Engineering Council Award for Excellence in Advising
2000 Campus Award for Excellence in Public Service
1998 College of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award
1997 Everitt Award for Teaching Excellence
1997 Honorary Knight of St. Pat
1996 Research Corporation Cottrell Scholar
1995 A. P. Sloan Fellow
1995 Junior Xerox Award for Faculty Research
1994 Department of Energy Outstanding Junior Investigator
Experimental Heavy Quark Physics: Production and decays of charmed and bottom mesons.
Particle Astrophysics: The Dark Energy Survey and Large Synoptic Survey Telescope experiments.
Physics Education, classroom technology, course development, community outreach.