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Curriculum Vitae, Roger L. Dixon

Roger L. Dixon
Experimental Physics Projects, MS 122
Fermilab
Batavia, IL 60510
(708) 840-2576 (Work)

Personal Data
Date of Birth: August 14, 1947
Place: Pecos, New Mexico
Marital Status: Married
Children: One
Health: Banged Up

Education
1972-1975: Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. Ph.D. in experimental high energy physics, December 1975.
1970-1972: Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. M.S. Degree, January 1972.
1966-1970: New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, New Mexico. B.S. Degree, Magna Cum Laude, June 1970. Major in physics and mathematics, minor in chemistry.

Work Experience
1977 to Present: Fermilab staff phycisist.
1975 to 1977: Postdoctoral Research Associate at Cornell University

Research Activities
1978-1980: Study of Beam Loading of Super- conducting magnets.
1978: E-608, Search for hc.
1981-1983: Preliminary studies for a Dzero collider Detector.
1983-1987: Member of Astromag definition team. Proposal to put a large super- conducting solenoid on the space station for cosmic ray studies.
1984-1986: E-743, a charm production experiment.
1986-1989: E-769, a high statistics charm production experiment.
1987-1995: Dzero colliding beams experiment.
1995-Present: Cryogenic Dark Matter Search (CDMS)

Staff Responsibilities
1998-Present: CDMS Project Manager
1992-1996: Head of Fermilab Research Division.
1987-1992: Co-project manager for the Dzero colliding beam detector at Fermilab, initially as Associate Head of the Accelerator Division and later as Head of the Dzero Construction Department in the Research Division.
1986-1987: Head of Program Planning, Director's Office.
1984-1986: Deputy Head of Research Division.
1983-1984: Head of the Experimental Areas Department (EAD)
1981-1984: Deputy Head of the Tevatron II Project.
1977-1981: Head of the Beam Switchyard Group
1975-1977: Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. Worked as a Research Associate at Cornell doing a series of electroproduction and photoproduction experiments. Also worked on design and development of fast-kicker magnets for the electron-positron storage ring (CESR) at Cornell.

Honors
George Tautfest Award for outstanding graduate student in HEP, Purdue University, 1975
Woodrow Wilson Fellow, 1970
NDEA Fellow, 1970
New Mexico Highlands University Distinguished Alumnus Award, 1985
Member of Sigma Pi Sigma, physics honor society
Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities
Phi Eta Sigma national honor society
Phi Kappa Phi honor society

Other Activities
Saturday Morning Physics, Summer Interns, Public Lectures, Writing fiction, bicycling, skiing, hiking, mountaineering, adventure and humor.

Publications
1.) R. Abusaidi, et al. "Exclusion Limits on the WIMP-Nucleon Cross Section from the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search", Phys. Rev. Letters {84} 5699(2000)

2.) R. J. Gaitskell, et al. "Recent Results from the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search for Weakly Interacting Massive Particles", Source and Detection of Dark Matter in the Universe, David B. Cline (Editor), p. 322 Springer (2000)

3.) R. L. Dixon, "Detecting Dark Matter", Instrumentation in Elementary Particle Physics", Sehban Kartal (Editor), p. 253, AIP(1999)

4.) S. Abachi et al. "Measurement of the W Boson Mass", Phys. Rev. Letters {77} 3309 (1996), FERMILAB-PUB96/177-E

5.) S. Abachi et al. "Anomalous WW and WZ Production in Pbar-p Collisions at vs = 1.8 TeV", Phys. Rev. Letters {77} 3303 (1996), FERMILAB-PUB-96/115-E

6.) S. Abachi et al. "The Azimuthal Decorrelation of Jets Widely Separated in Rapidity", Phys. Rev. Letters {77} 595 (1996) , FERMILAB-PUB-96/038-E

7.) G. A. Alves et al. "Forward Cross-sections for Production of D+,D0,Ds,D*+, and Lc in 250 GeV p, K, and p-Nucleon Interactions", Phys. Rev. Letters {77} (1996) 2388, FERMILAB-PUB-96/083

8.) G. A. Alves et al. "Feyman-x and Transverse Momentum Dependence of D meson production in 250 GeV p, K, and p-Nucleon Interactions", Phys. Rev. Letters {77} (1996)2392, FERMILAB-PUB-96/084

9.) S. Abachi et al. "Search for Right-Handed W Bosons and Heavy W' in p-pbar Collisions at vs = 1.8 TeV", Phys. Rev. Letters {76} 3271 (1996), FERMILAB PUB-95/412-E

10.) S. Abachi et al. "Search for Light Top Squarks in pbar-p Collisions at vs = 1.8 TeV", Phys. Rev. Letters {76} 2222 (1996), FERMILAB-PUB-95/380-E

11.) S. Abachi et al. "J/Y Production in p-pbar Collisions at vs = 1.8 TeV", Physics Letters {B370} 239 (1996), FERMILAB-PUB-96/003-E

12.) S. Abachi et al. "Jet Production via Strongly Interacting Color-Singlet Exchange in pbar-p Collisions", Phys. Rev. Letters {76} 734 (1996), FERMILAB PUB-95/302-E

13.) S. Abachi et al. "Search for Wino1 Zino2 via Trilepton Final States in pbarp Collisions at vs = 1.8 TeV", Phys. Rev. Letters {76} 2228 (1996) , FERMILAB-PUB-95/385-E

14.) S. Abachi et al. "Second Generation Leptoquark Search in pbar-p Collisions at vs = 1.8 TeV", Phys. Rev. Letters {75} 3618 (1995), FERMILAB PUB-95/185-E

15.) S. Abachi et al. "Studies of Topological Distributions of Inclusive Three- and Four- Jet Events in pbar-p Collisions at vs = 1800 GeV with the D0 Detector", Phys. Rev. {D53} 6000 (1996), FERMILAB-PUB-95/296-E

16.) S. Abachi et al. "Top Quark Search with the D0 1992-1993 Data Sample", Phys. Rev. {D52} 4877 (1995), FERMILAB PUB-95/020-E

17.) S. Abachi et al. "A Study of the Strong Coupling Constant Using W + Jet Processes", Phys. Rev. Letters {75} 3226 (1995) , FERMILAB PUB-95/085-E

18.) S. Abachi et al. "Search for Heavy W Bosons in 1.8 TeV p-pbar Collisions", Phys. Letters {B358} 405 (1995), FERMILAB PUB-95/283-E

19.) S. Abachi et al. "Transverse Energy Distributions within Jets in pbar-p Collisions at 1.8 TeV", Phys. Letters {B357} 500 (1995) , FERMILAB PUB-95/203-E

20.) S. Abachi et al. "W and Z Boson Production in pbar-p Collisions at vs = 1.8 TeV", Phys. Rev. Letters {75} 1456 (1995) , FERMILAB PUB-95/130-E

21.) S. Abachi et al. "Measurement of the WWg Gauge Boson Coupling in pbar-p Collisions at vs = 1.8 TeV", Phys. Rev. Letters {75} 1034 (1995), FERMILAB PUB-95/101-E

22.) S. Abachi et al. "Limits on the Anomalous ZZg and Zgg Couplings in pbar-p Collisions at vs = 1.8 TeV", Phys. Rev. Letters {75} 1028 (1995) , FERMILAB PUB-95/042-E

23.) S. Abachi et al. "Search for W Boson Pair Production in pbar-p Collisions at vs = 1.8 TeV", Phys. Rev. Letters {75} 1023 (1995) , FERMILAB PUB-95/044-E

24.) S. Abachi et al. "Search for Squarks and Gluinos at sqrt s = 1.8 TeV", Phys. Rev. Letters {75} 618 (1995), FERMILAB PUB-95/057-E

25.) S. Abachi et al. "Inclusive m and b-Quark Production Cross Sections in pbar-p Collisions at vs = 1.8 TeV", Phys. Rev. Letters {74} 3548 (1995), FERMILAB PUB-94/409-E

26.) S. Abachi et al. "Observation of the Top Quark", Phys. Rev. Letters {74} 2632 (1995), FERMILAB PUB-95/028-E

27.) S. Abachi et al. "Search for High Mass Top Quark Production in pbar-p Collisions at vs = 1.8 TeV", Phys. Rev. Letters {74} 2422 (1995) , FERMILAB PUB-94/354-E

28.) S. Abachi et al. "Rapidity Gaps between Jets in p-pbar Collisions at vs = 1.8 TeV", Phys. Rev. Letters {72} 2332 (1994).

29.) S. Abachi et al. "Search for the Top Quark in p-pbar Collisions at vs = 1.8 TeV", Phys. Rev. Letters {72} 2138 (1994).

30.) S. Abachi et al. " First Generation Leptoquark Search in p-pbar Collisions at vs = 1.8 TeV", Phys. Rev. Letters {72} 965 (1994).

31.) S. Abachi et al. "The D0 Detector", Nucl. Instr. & Meths. in Phys. Res.{A 338}, 185 (1994).

32.) G. A. Alves et al. " Enhanced Leading Production of D and D* in 250 GeV p - Nucleon Interactions", Phys. Rev. Letters, 72, 812(1994). xxx

33.) G. A. Alves et al. "D* Production in 250 GeV- p N Interactions", Phys. Rev. {D49} 4317 (1994), FERMILAB-Pub-93/081-E

34.) G. A. Alves et al. "Atomic Mass Dependence of D and D0, D0bar Production in 250 GeV p - Nucleon Interactions", Phys. Rev. Letters {70} 722 (1993).

35.) G. A. Alves et al. "Feynman-x and Transverse Momentum Dependence of D and D0, D0 bar Production in 250 GeV p--Nucleon Interactions", Phys. Rev. Letters {69} 3147 (1992).

36.) R. Ammar et al., "D-Meson Production in 800-GeV/c pp Interactions," Phys. Rev. Letters {61} 2185 (1988).

37.) R. Dixon, "Fermilab Fixed-Target Program", Proceedings of the II Mexican School of Particles and Fields, Cuernavaca, Morelos, 1986.

38.) R. Ammar et al., "Inclusive Charm Cross Sections in 800 GeV/c p-p Interactions", Phys. Letters {B183} 110 (1987).

39.) R. Ammar et al., "Multiplicity of Charged Particles in 800 GeV/c Interactions", Phys. Letters {B178} 124 (1986).

40.) S. I. Baker et al., " Deflection of an 800 GeV Particle Beam Using Channeling", Nucl. Instr. & Meth. {A248} 301 (1986).

41.) R. Engelmann et al., "Response of a Highly Segmented Extruded Lead Glass Calorimeter to Electrons and Pions Between 15 and 45 GeV/c", Nucl. Instr. & Meth. {216} 45 (1983).

42.) W. Merz et al., "Large Dynamic Range Beam Profile Measurement in a High Background Environment", IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. {NS-28} 2372 (1981).

43.) T. Yamanouchi et al., "Upper Limits on f f Production in 350 GeV/c Proton-Beryllium Collisions", Phys. Rev. {D23} 1514 (1981).

44.) R. Dixon et al., "Beam Induced Quench Studies Of Tevatron Dipoles", FERMILAB-PUB-FN-327, (1980).

45.) J. Walton et al., "A Superconducting Dipole for the Fermilab Switchyard", IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. {NS-26} 4056 (1979).

46.) R. Andrews et al., "Helium Refrigeration System and Cryogenic System for Superconducting Switchyard Magnets at Fermilab", IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. {NS-26} 4093 (1979).

47.) R. Dixon et al., "Spectrometer Study of f meson Electro-production", Phys. Rev. {D19} 3185 (1979).

48.) D. Peterson et al., "Photoproduction of High-Mass Kaon Pairs", Phys. Rev. {D18} 3955, (1978).

49.) R. L. Wagner et al., "Electroproduction of Forward Baryons", Phys. Rev. {D18} 3690 (1978).

50.) R. Dixon et al., "Electroproduction of f Mesons", Phys. Rev. Letters {39} 516 (1977).

51.) R. Dixon et al., "Ultrafast Pulsed Magnets for Beam Manipulation in an Electron Storage Ring", IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. {NS-24} 1337 (1977).

52.) R. L. Dixon et al., "Measurement of the Energy Dependence of p- p p p- and p- p D+(1236) p- Near the Backward Direction Between 3.0 and 5.5 GeV/c", Proceedings of the Topical Conference on Baryon Resonances, Rutherford High Energy Lab, p. 91 (1976).

53.) E. W. Hoffman et al., "Measurement of the Reactions K- p S+ p- and p- p - p p- Near the Backward Direction at 3.0 and 5.1GeV/c", Phys. Rev. Letters {35} 138 (1975).

54.) R. L. Dixon et al., "p- p Backward Elastic Scattering in the 5 GeV/c Region," New Directions in Hadron Spectroscopy", Edited by S. L. Kramer and E. L. Berger, 137 (1975).

55.) E. W. Hoffman et al., "Energy Dependence of p- p Backward Elastic Scattering at cosqcm = -.96", Particles and Fields-1975, (1975).

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