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Professor
Department of Physics
University of Florida
P.O. Box 118440
Gainesville, FL 32611-8440
USA

Office: 2055 New Physics Building
Tel: (352) 392-5709
Fax: (352) 392-8743
Web: www.phys.ufl.edu/~matchev
E-mail: matchev@phys.ufl.edu

Awards and Distinctions
    2012: UF Doctoral Mentoring Award
    2011: CLAS Travel Award
    2005: CLAS Travel Award
    2004: Outstanding Junior Investigator, Department of Energy

Teaching
    Fall 2014: PHY 6648 Quantum Field Theory I
    Spring 2014: PHZ 7359: Standard Model II
    Fall 2013: PHZ 6358: Standard Model I
    Spring 2013: PHY 7669 Quantum Field Theory II
    Fall 2012: PHY 6648 Quantum Field Theory I
    Spring 2012: PHZ 7359: Standard Model II
    Fall 2011: PHZ 6358: Standard Model I
    Summer 2011: TASI summer school, University of Colorado, Boulder CO
    Spring 2011: MET 1010 Introduction to Weather
    Fall 2010: PHY 3221 Mechanics I
    Spring 2010: MET 1010 Introduction to Weather
    Fall 2009: PHY 3221 Mechanics I
    Summer 2009: "Theorist of the Week" lectures at the LPC, Fermilab.
    Summer 2009: Lectures on supersymmetry, ICTP Summer School, Trieste, Italy
    Spring 2009: MET 1010 Introduction to Weather
    Fall 2008: MET 1010 Introduction to Weather
    Spring 2008: MET 1010 Introduction to Weather
    Fall 2007: MET 1010 Introduction to Weather
    Summer 2007: Cosmology/DM, PiTP summer school, IAS, Princeton
    Spring 2007: MET 1010 Introduction to Weather
    Fall 2006: MET 1010 Introduction to Weather
    Spring 2006: PHY 2054 Physics 2 w/o Calculus
    Fall 2005: PHY 6648 Quantum Field Theory I
    Summer 2005: Practicum on Simulations, PiTP summer school, IAS, Princeton
    Spring 2005: PHY 7669 Quantum Field Theory II
    Fall 2004: PHY 6648 Quantum Field Theory I
    Summer 2004: SSI summer school, SLAC
    Spring 2004: P646 High Energy Particle Physics
Physics Department, Cornell University;
Visiting the Cornell Institute of High Energy Phenomenology
    Fall 2003: Visiting LEPP, Cornell University
    Spring 2003: PHY 4222 - Mechanics II
    Fall 2002: Semester off teaching
    Summer 2002: TASI summer school, Boulder.
    Spring 2002: PHY 2048 - Physics with Calculus 1 (discussion leader)

Departmental Service
    Member, Computing Committee (Apr. 2005 - present).
    Organiser of the high energy physics seminars (Fall 2006).
    Organiser of the LHC CMS Journal Club (Aug. 2005 - Aug. 2006).
    Member, GRAC (Aug. 2004 - Aug. 2006).
    Member, Biophysics Faculty Search Committee (Aug. 2004 - Apr. 2005).
    Member, IFT Postdoc Search Committee (Spring 2005).
    Member, Preliminary Exam Committee (Nov. 2002 - Aug. 2003).
    Member, GRAC (Jan. 2002 - Aug. 2003).
    Member, Computing Committee (Jan. 2002 - Aug. 2003).
    Member, IFT Postdoc Search Committee (Spring 2003).
    Member, Experimental Astroparticle Search Committee (Spring 2003).
    Organizer of the high energy physics seminars (Spring 2003).
    Member, PierreFest Organizing Committee (Jan. 2002 - Feb. 2003).

Community Service
    Convener, Dark Matter Complementarity working group, Snowmass Cosmic Frontier, 2013.
    Organizer, Seventh MC4BSM Workshop, DESY, 2013.
    Organizer, Sixth MC4BSM Workshop, Cornell, 2012.
    Program Director, TASI-2011, Boulder, Colorado.
    Organizer, Fifth MC4BSM Workshop, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2010.
    Organizer, Fourth MC4BSM Workshop, UC Davis, 2009.
    Organizer, Third MC4BSM Workshop, CERN, 2008.
    Convener, ALCPG07, Fermilab, 2007.
    Organizer, Second MC4BSM Workshop, Princeton, 2007.
    Convener, SUSY 2006 conference, UC Irvine, 2006.
    Organizer, MC4BSM Workshop, Fermilab, 2006.
    Convener, Linear Collider Workshop, India, 2006.
    Member, Large Hadron Collider-Linear Collider HEPAP Subpanel, 2005.
    Convener, SUSY 2005 conference, Durham UK, 2005.
    Organizer, New Approaches to EWSB workshop, Aspen, 2005.
    Organizer, UF-FSU Pheno symposium, Tallahassee, December 1 2004.
    Convener, Cornell Study Group of the LC/Astro Working Group
    Convener, Indirect Investigations of SUSY Working Group, Snowmass 2001
    Convener, Higgs+SUSY Working Group, Snowmass 2001
    Convener, Beyond the Standard Model Working Group, Les Houches 2001

Current Research
    Physics Beyond the Standard Model at the energy frontier and below
  -supersymmetry   -extra dimensions   -Higgs physics
    Astroparticle physics: direct and indirect dark matter searches
    SUPERSIM: high-energy physics simulations for dummies

Research in the news
    Physics World (February 2011): Will the LHC find supersymmetry
    "Viewpoint" (November 2010): Meet a superpartner at the LHC
    "New Scientist" (September 2010): LHC could hit the jackpot this year
    Popular Science (January 2007): The answer machine arrives
    Science & Vie (Fall 2005): Boson de Higgs: Et s'il n'existait pas
    SpaceDaily (May 2003): Florida physicist says ...
    "New Scientist" (November 2002): Antarctic neutrino trap ...
    Physical Review Focus (November 2002): Detecting Dark Dimensions


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