Outreach

  • Invited speaker, Family Science Days, AAAS Meeting, San Jose, CA. Feb 2015.

  • Osher Lifelong-Learning Institute, Lectures on "The Physics of the LHC". October-November, 2014.

  • REU Program at UC Davis for Mexican students 2014. Physics News article, UC Davis Today article.

  • Science advisor for giant screen film "Secrets of the Universe".

  • Hot Quarks Conference Organizer, HQ2008, HQ2010, HQ2012. (Conference for early career graduate students and postdocs in Heavy Ion Physics.)

  • High-School "Adopt-a-Physicist" Forum:

  • SACNAS Chapter, UC Davis: Dinner with Professionals, 2012-2014.

  • UC Davis, Science Panel member during visit from O'Dowd High School (2011-Present).

  • UC Davis Physics Department REU Program for 2011.

  • Visit to B.B. Rice Elementary School, Conroe TX. Oct 2010 (Picture on Right).

  • Panel on the search for Academic jobs, Professors for the Future Program, UC Davis. Presentation on "The Faculty Job Search".

  • SACNAS member, 2002-Present. Scientific Symposium (2009) Presentation on "Have we reached the bottom at RHIC? Learning about the strong interactions with bottom quarks: The quest for beauty in STAR."

  • Wayne State University, MLK/Rosa Parks/César Chávez Visiting Professor, 2009. Visit to Detroit Public Schools. Presentation on "Exploring the Forces of Nature. Having a 'blast' doing Physics!"

Students, research mentors, and sponsors of the Mexico-UC Davis REU program, Summer 2014.

SACNAS Chapter at UC Davis, after the "Dinner with Professionals", May 2014

Visit to Arecibo Observatory, during the
Hot Quarks 2012 Conference, Puerto Rico.

At Taqueria Davis with the students from the
2011 Physics REU class.

Visiting the 4th Grade class of Mr. Arrambide,
B.B. Rice Elementary, Conroe, TX.