Faculty Directory

Jason Nielsen
  • Title
    • Professor / SCIPP Director
    • Fellow of Cowell College
  • Division Physical & Biological Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Physics Department
    • Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics (SCIPP)
    • Cowell College
  • Phone
    831-459-3457
  • Email
  • Fax
    831-459-5777
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Nat Sci 2 Main Building, Room 315
  • Mail Stop SCIPP
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High St.
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Particle Physics, Physics, Big Data

Summary of Expertise

Elementary particle interactions at high energies, physics of symmetry breaking, Higgs boson couplings, new particle searches, experimental methods and electronic instrumentation

Teaching Interests

Introductory physics, electricity and magnetism, quantum mechanics, particle physics, computational physics, electronics, advanced laboratory techniques