CDF Graduate Student Theses

 

List of completed CDF graduate student theses.

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1984

Hitoshi Miyata
Institution: University of Tsukuba
Advisor: K. Kondo
Graduation Date: September 1984
Title: A Gas Calorimeter for High-Energy Experiment and Study of High-Energy Cascade Shower

1985

G. Chiarelli
Institution: University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Advisor: G. Bellettini
Graduation Date: March 1985
Title: Detection of Heavy Flavors and New Particles at the Tevatron Collider

1986

Y. Hayashide
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
Graduation Date: February 1986
Title: Characteristics of CDF Endplug Electromagnetic Calorimeter
T. Kamon
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
Graduation Date: June 1986
Title: The CDF Central Electromagnetic Calorimeter for Proton-Antiproton Collision Experiment at Tevatron

1988

Masayuki Shibata
Institution: University of Tsukuba
Graduation Date: June 1988
Title: Study of charged intermediate vector boson production in proton-antiproton collisions at √s=1.8 TeV
Akihiro Yamashita
Institution: University of Tsukuba
Graduation Date: June 1988
Title: A study of hadronic jet production in proton antiproton collision at √s=1800 GeV
Stephen Eugene Kuhlmann
Institution: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Graduation Date: August 1988
Title: Inclusive Central Jet Production at √s = 1.8 TeV
M. Sekiguchi
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki, Japan
Graduation Date: October 1988
Title: Multiplicity and Transverse Momentum Distributions of Charged Particles in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 630 and 1800 GeV
D. A. Smith
Institution: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Graduation Date: December 1988
Title: Study of Muons Associated with Jets in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
T. K. Westhusing
Institution: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Graduation Date: December 1988
Title: Observation of W → μ ν Decays in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Richard Dante St. Denis
Institution: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Graduation Date: December 1988
Title: Dijet Angular Distributions in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at the Fermilab Tevatron

1989

Y. Morita
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Graduation Date: January 1989
Title: Measurement of the Intermediate Vecor-Boson Production Cross Section and Mass at the Fermilab Proton-Antiproton Collider
M. Miller
Institution: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Graduation Date: May 1989
Title: A Measurement of the Cross Section for W Production and Decay into Electron and Neutrino in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
David Nathan Brown
Institution: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA,
Graduation Date: June 1989
Title: A Search for Double Parton Interactions in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at 1.8 TeV
R. M. Carey
Institution: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Graduation Date: July 1989
Title: Angular Distributions of Three Jet Events in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at the Fermilab Tevatron
M. H. Schub
Institution: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Graduation Date: August 1989
Title: Strange Particle Production in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at Center-of-Mass Energies of 630 GeV and 1800 GeV
R. M. Harris
Institution: Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, CA
Graduation Date: August 1989
Title: Two Jet Differential Cross Section and Structure Functions in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
B. L. Flaugher
Institution: Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
Graduation Date: October 1989
Title: Measurement of QCD Jet Broadening in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
J. E. Skarha
Institution: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Graduation Date: 1989
Title: Forward Muon Production in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Bradley Hubbard
Institution: Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, CA
Graduation Date: November 1989
Title: Fragmentation Properties of Jets Produced in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
George Redlinger redlinger@bnl.gov
Institution: University of Chicago
Advisor: Henry Frisch
Graduation Date: November 1989
Title: A Measurement of D* Production in Jets from p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV.
Aesook Byon
Institution: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Graduation Date: December 1989
Title: Central Production of Charged Particles at CDF
Yeong-Dong Tsai
Institution: The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Graduation Date: June 1989
Title: Jet Production in the Central Rapidity Region in 1.8 TeV Proton and Antiproton Collisions

1990

W. Trischuk
Institution: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Graduation Date: April 1990
Title: A Measurement of the W Boson Mass in 1.8 TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
F. Snider
Institution: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Graduation Date: March 1990
Title: Charged Particle Pseudo-Rapidity Distributions in Minimum Bias and Intermediate Vector Boson Events at √s = 1800 GeV
Milciades Contreras
Institution: Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Graduation Date: April 1990
Title: Search for the Top Quark in Electron-Muon Events in the Collider Detector at Fermilab
Hovhannes Keutelian
Institution: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Graduation Date: May 1990
Title: Measurement of the Mass and Width of the Z Boson from Z → e+e- Decay in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
S. Kanda
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
Graduation Date: June 1990
Title: Measurement of Jet Fragmentation Properties in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Edward Thomas Kearns
Institution: Harvard University
Advisor: Roy Schwitters and Melissa Franklin
Graduation Date: June 1990
Title: Neutral Z Boson Production Cross-Section at the Fermilab Tevatron
S. Leone
Institution: University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Graduation Date: June 1990
Title: Lepton Charge Asymmetry from W+→l+- ν at the Tevatron Collider
Ping Hu
Institution: Rutgers University, NJ
Graduation Date: October 1990
Title: Search for Supersymmetric Particles in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
P. Schlabach
Institution: University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
Graduation Date: August 1990
Title: W Mass Measurement with Muons at √s = 1.8 TeV
Toshihiro Mimashi
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki-ken, Japan
Graduation Date: September 1990
Title: The Measurement of Cross Section of Drell-Yan Process in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1800 GeV
Peter Todd Hurst
Institution: University of Illinois, Urbana, IL,
Graduation Date: October 1990
Title: A Measurement of sin2 θW from the Forward-Backward Asymmetry in pp̄ → Z0 → e+e- Interactions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Paul F. Derwent
Institution: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Graduation Date: December 1990
Title: A Measurement of σ(W →e ν) and σ(Z0 → e+e-) in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1800 GeV
Timothy Lee Hessing
Institution: Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Graduation Date: December 1990
Title: A Search for Quark Compositeness with the CDF Detector at the Fermilab Collider
John J. Walsh
Institution: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Graduation Date: 1990
Title: Search for the Top Quark in p̄p Collisions at √s 1.8 TeV

1991

B. L. Winer
Institution: Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, CA
Graduation Date: February 1991
Title: The W Boson Transverse Momentum Spectrum in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Giovanni Punzi
Institution: Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
Advisor: Giorgio Bellettini
Graduation Date: February 1991
Title: Invariant Mass Spectrum of Jet-Jet Events in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
J. Ng
Institution: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Graduation Date: May 1991
Title: Measurement of the Z Boson Transverse Momentum Distribution at the Tevatron
Aaron J. Roodman
Institution: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Graduation Date: August 1991
Title: A Measurement of the p̄p → W → τ ν Cross Section Times Branching Ratio as a Test of Lepton Universality
Luc DeMortier
Institution: Brandeis University,
Graduation Date: September 1991
Title: Search for the Top Quark in Events with a Lepton and Two or More Jets at the Fermilab Collider Detector
F. Ukegawa
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Graduation Date: September 1991
Title: Bottom Quark Production in 1.8 TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Lingfeng Song
Institution: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Graduation Date: October 1991
Title: Measurement of the B00 Mixing at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider
D. Connor
Institution: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Graduation Date: November 1991
Title: Energy Fractions of Three-Jet Events in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
K. Byrum
Institution: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Graduation Date: December 1991
Title: The Lepton Charge Asymmetry from W± → μ± ν Using Forward Muons at the Collider Detector at Fermilab
Victor Emanuel Scarpine
Institution: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Graduation Date: December 1991
Title: A Measurement of the Inclusive Drell-Yan Differential Cross Section with Dimuon at √s = 1.8 TeV

1992

R. Hughes
Institution: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Graduation Date: January 1992
Title: Reconstruction of B Meson Decays and Measurement of the b Quark and B Meson Production Cross Sections at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider
L. Markosky
Institution: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Graduation Date: January 1992
Title: A Measurement of the Forward-Backward Asymmetry and sin2 θW from the Process Z0 → μ+μ- at √s = 1.8 TeV
M. Ninomiya
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Graduation Date: January 1992
Title: Study of Jet Fragmentation Properties in 1.8-TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Yoshi Seiya
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Graduation Date: January 1992
Title: Search for the Top Quark in DiLepton Events in 1.8 TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Satoru Ogawa
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Graduation Date: January 1992
Title: Measurement of Electron-Positron Asymmetry in W Decays from 1.8 TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
L. Nakae
Institution: Brandeis University
Graduation Date: April 1992
Title: Direct Photon Center-of-Mass Angular Distributions in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
S. Vejcik III
Institution: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Graduation Date: August 1992
Title: A Measurement of the b Quark and Neutral B Meson Production Cross Sections in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at a Center of Mass Energy of 1.8 TeV
Richard Markeloff
Institution: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Graduation Date: August 1992
Title: An Analysis of Monojet Data in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
L. Keeble
Institution: Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Graduation Date: September 15, 1992
Title: A Study of Four-Jet Events and Search for Double Parton Interactions with the Collider Detector at Fermilab
E. Meschi Tesi di Laurea
Institution: University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Graduation Date: November 20, 1992
Title: A Study of QCD Radiation Jet Events at the Fermilab pp̄ Collider
B. Todd Huffman
Institution: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Graduation Date: December 1992
Title: Measuring the Inclusive Central Muon Cross Section in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at 1.8 TeV
David W. Gerdes gerdes@umich.edu
Institution: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Advisor: Melvyn Shochet
Graduation Date: December 1992
Title: Search for Wprime →e ν and Wprime → μν in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV

1993

S. M. Moulding
Institution: Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Graduation Date: February 4, 1993
Title: A Search for Generation-1 Leptoquarks in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV at the Collider Detector at Fermilab
Carmine E. Pagliarone pagliarone@fnal.gov, carmine.pagliarone@pi.infn.it
Institution: University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Advisor: Franco Cervelli, David A. Smith
Graduation Date: July 1993
Title: The New Muon System for the CDF Experiment.
Simone Donati sdonati@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Advisor: Luciano Ristori
Graduation Date: July 1993
Title:Un Progetto di Trigger per Eventi di B0→π+π- a CDF (Laurea Thesis in Italian)
Carmine E. Pagliarone
Institution: University of Pisa
Graduation Date: July 1993
Title: The New Muon System for the CDF Experiment
P. A. Maas
Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
Graduation Date: August 1993
Title: Properties of Events Containing a Photon and Several Jets Seen in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
M. Incagli
Institution: University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Graduation Date: September 14, 1993
Title: Dijet Invariant Mass Spectrum at Proton-Antiproton Interactions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Valeria Bolognesi
Institution: University of Firenze, Florence, Italy
Graduation Date: September 23, 1993
Title: Measurement of B-Meson Lifetimes at CDF (Thesis in Italian)
Robert Brian Drucker
Institution: University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Graduation Date: November 1993
Title: Properties of W + Jet Events in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at 1.8 TeV
Douglas P. Benjamin
Institution: Tufts University, Medford, MA
Graduation Date: November 1993
Title: Measurement of the Production Cross Section for W + γ in the Electron Channel in √s = 1.8 TeV p̄-p Collisions
J. Lamoureux
Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
Graduation Date: December 1993
Title: Direct b̄b Production in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
C. Boswell
Institution: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Graduation Date: December 1993
Title: Chi Meson Production in Proton-Antiproton Interactions at a Center of Mass Energy of 1.8 TeV
R. Schwartz
Institution: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Graduation Date: December 1993
Title: A Measurement of σ(W → μ ν)/σ(Z → μ μ) at √s = 1.8 TeV
C. Luchini
Institution: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Graduation Date: December 1993
Title: A Measurement of W γ and Z γ Cross Sections in the Muon Channel in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
C. Jessop
Institution: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Graduation Date: December 1993
Title: Search for the Charged Higgs Particle

1994

Mary Roach-Bellino,
Institution: Tufts University
Graduation Date: January 1994
Title: Z + γ Cross Section Measurement σ (Z + γ) in the Electron Channel for p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8, and Limits for the ZZ γ and Z γ γ Anomalous Couplings
D. Kardelis
Institution: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Graduation Date: January 1994
Title: A Measurement of σ.B(Z → μ+μ-) in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Sandra Leone,
Institution: University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Advisor: Giorgio Bellettini
Graduation Date: February 1994
Title: Search for the Top Quark at CDF in Events with Two Charged Leptons, Neutrinos and Hadron Jets
Marina Cobal
Institution: University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Graduation Date: February 1, 1994
Title: Search for the Top Quark at CDF Studying the Structure of Event with One Lepton, a Neutrino and Jets
B. Farhat
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Graduation Date: February 1994
Title: Search for the Top Quark at √s = 1.8 TeV
R. Mattingly
Institution: Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Graduation Date: March 1994
Title: The Cross Section for the Production of b-b̄ Pairs in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
T. Chikamatsu
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Graduation Date: April 1994
Title: Top-Quark Search in the Dilepton Channel in 1.8 TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Mark W. Bailey
Institution: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Graduation Date: May 1994
Title: Measurement of the b Quark and B Meson Cross-Sections in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at 1.8 TeV Using Fully Reconstructed Decays
William Carl Wester, III
Institution: University of California, Berkeley, CA
Advisor: Marjorie Shapiro
Graduation Date: April 28, 1994
Title: A Measurement of the Mass of the Bs0 Meson in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
S. Kopp
Institution: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Graduation Date: May 1994
Title: Measurement of the Ratio R = σ * B(pp̄ → W → e ν)/σ * B (pp̄ → Z → ee) in pp̄ Collisions at root s = 1800 Gev
Mark Dickson
Institution: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Advisor: Arie Bodek
Graduation Date: May 1994
Title: The Charge Asymmetry in W Boson Decays Produced in pp̄ Collisions
M. Takano
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Graduation Date: June 1994
Title: Measurement of the Cross Section for Production of Two Isolated Prompt Photons in 1.8-TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
A. Spies
Institution: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Graduation Date: July 1994
Title: A Measurement of the Charged and Neutral B Meson Lifetimes Using Fully Reconstructed Decay Modes
J. Tonnison
Institution: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Graduation Date: August 1994
Title: Search for the Top Quark in Lepton plus Jets Events at the Collider Detector at Fermilab
Y. Cen
Institution: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Graduation Date: August 26, 1994
Title: Measurement of the Bs Meson Lifetime
William Farris Badgett, Jr.
Institution: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Graduation Date: September 1994
Title: Measurement of σ*B(W → μ ν) σ*B(Z → μ μ) and R(muon) = σ*W(W → μ ν)/σ*B(Z → μ μ) and Extraction of BR(W → μν) and Γ(W) in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
S. Dell'Agnello Simon@fnald.fnal.gov
Institution: University of Pisa/INFN, Pisa, Italy
Advisor: G. Bellettini
Graduation Date: October 1994
Title: Search for the Top Quark Using Secondary Vertexing Tags in W + Jet Events in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
D. P. Saltzberg
Institution: Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Graduation Date: October 4, 1994
Title: A Measurement of the W Mass
N. Turini
Institution: University of Bologna, Faculty of Science, Bologna, Italy
Graduation Date: November 1994
Title: Measurement of J/Ψ and b Quark Cross Section at CDF
T. Y. Song
Institution: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Graduation Date: December 1994
Title: Measurement of Bottom Production in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV using Muon Impact Parameter
J. Wang
Institution: Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Graduation Date: December 1994
Title: Search for the Top Quark Decaying to a Charged Higgs Boson in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
G. T. Watts
Institution: Rochester University, Rochester, NY
Graduation Date: December 1994
Title: Evidence for Top Quark Production in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
M. Vondracek
Institution: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Graduation Date: December 1994
Title: Measurement of σ*BR(W+γ) and σ*BR(Z+γ) and Search for Anomalous W-γ and Z-γ Couplings at √s = 1.8 TeV

1995

R. Oishi
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Graduation Date: January 1995
Title: Measurement of the Cross Section for Charmed Meson Production Associated with a Prompt Photon in 1.8 TeV Photon-Antiproton Collisions
Donatella Lucchesi
Institution: University of Pisa, Faculty of Science, Pisa, Italy
Graduation Date: February 1995
Title: Measurement of Time Dependent B0d-B̅0 Mixing at CDF (Thesis in Italian)
R. Keup
Institution: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Graduation Date: April 1995
Title: A Measurement of the Mass of the W Vector Boson from p̄p → W → μ ν at √s = 1.8 TeV
R. A. Dunn
Institution: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Graduation Date: May 1995
Title: Measurement of σ * B(W → τ ν + jets) via Precision Tracking in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
C. Anway-Wiese
Institution: University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Graduation Date: June 1995
Title: Search for Rare Decays of the B Meson at 1.8 TeV pp̄ Collisions at CDF
J. Romano
Institution: Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Graduation Date: August 1995
Title: A Search for Top Quark Pair Production in the Dilepton Decay Mode
Julio B. Gonzalez-Atavales
Institution: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Graduation Date: August 1995
Title: Measurement of the Ratio BR(B+ → J/ψ K+)/BR(B0 → J/ψ K0) at the Collider Detector at Fermilab
Carol Margaret Hawk
Institution: Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
Advisor: Tom Devlin
Graduation Date: October 1995
Title: The Lead Jet Pseudorapidity Distribution of Direct Photon Events in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
E. Meschi
Institution: Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
Graduation Date: October 1995
Title: A Measurement of the B̅0B0 Mixing Using Muon Pairs at CDF
Douglas Andrew Glenzinski
Institution: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Graduation Date: November 1995
Title: Observation of the Top Quark in Proton Anti-Proton Collisions at a Center-of-Mass Energy of 1.8 TeV
S. Hauger
Institution: Duke University, Durham, NC
Graduation Date: December 1995
Title: Measurement of Z → ee + N Jet Cross Sections in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
D. Neuberger
Institution: University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Graduation Date: December 1995
Title: Studies of Weak Boson-Photon Production in √s = 1.8 TeV pp̄ Collisions at the Tevatron Collider

1996

Simona Rolli rolli@fnal.gov
Institution: Pavia University, Pavia, Italy
Advisor: Mario Greco
Graduation Date: January 10, 1996
Title: Fragmentation Phenomena in Perturbative QCD: Fragmentation Functions Approach and Parton Shower
H. Mitsushio
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba-shi, Japan
Graduation Date: January 1996
Title: Measurement of Neutral B Meson Mixing in Electron-Muon Events in 1.8-TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Randal Hans
Institution: Yale University, New Haven, CT
Advisor: Michael P. Schmidt
Graduation Date: January 18, 1996
Title: Polarization in Vector-Vector Decay of B Mesons at CDF
Giuseppe Francesco Tartarelli
Institution: University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Graduation Date: January 1996
Title: Measurement of the CKM Element Vtb at CDF (Thesis in Italian)
Patriazia Azzi
Institution: Padova University, Padova, Italy
Graduation Date: February 12, 1996
Title: Observation of Top Quark at CDF in the All Hadronic Mode
Mark Charles Kruse
Institution: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Advisor: Daniela Bortoletto
Graduation Date: February 19, 1996
Title: Observation of Top Quark Pair Production in the Dilepton Decay Channel from Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Michele Gallinaro
Institution: Universita Degli Studi Di Roma
Graduation Date: February 1996
Title: Osservazione del quark Top a CDF nel Canale a Due Leptoni Con Elettroni, Muoni E Tau (Observation of the Top Quark at CDF in the Dilepton Channel with Electrons Muons and Taus)
T. Asakawa
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba-shi, Japan
Graduation Date: February 1996
Title: Properties of High-Mass Multijet Events at the Fermilab Proton-Antiproton Collider
Farrukh Azfar
Institution: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Graduation Date: March 1996
Title: Measurement of the Lifetime of the B0s Meson Using the Exclusive Decay Mode B0s → J/ψ φ
Andrew James Martin
Institution: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Graduation Date: April 1996
Title: A Search for Top Quarks in p̄ p Collisions Using Dileptons
Gary Houk
Institution: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Advisor: Hugh H. Williams
Graduation Date: April 1996
Title: Identification of Top Quark Production Using Kinematic and B-Tagging Techniques in the Lepton + Jets Channels in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Intae Yu
Institution: Yale University, New Haven, CT
Graduation Date: May 1996
Title: Measurement of bb̄ Correlations B00 Mixing, and a Limit on the CP Violating Parameter in p̄p Collisions at CDF
Jeffrey Chun-Lee Tseng
Institution: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Graduation Date: May 1996
Title: Observation of Semileptonic Decays of Baryons Containing Bottom Quarks at the Fermilab Tevatron
A. Maghakian
Institution: Rockefeller University, New York, NY
Graduation Date: May 1996
Title: Inclusive Photon Differential Cross Section in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at 1.8 TeV
David Kestenbaum
Institution: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Graduation Date: May 1996
Title: Observation of the Top Quark in Soft Lepton Tagged W+ Jet Events
Thomas Baumann
Institution: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Graduation Date: May 1996
Title: Search for 3rd Generation Leptoquarks in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Y. Kato
Institution: Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan
Graduation Date: June 1996
Title: Search for Chargino-Neutralino Production in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
T. Ino
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba-shi, Japan
Graduation Date: June 1996
Title: Measurement of Prompt Photon Production in 1.8 TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
R. Hamilton
Institution: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Graduation Date: June 1996
Title: Measurement of the Charm-Photon Cross Section in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
G. Sganos
Institution: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Advisor: Pekka K. Sinervo
Graduation Date: June 1996
Title: A Study of B Meson Decays Involving a J/ψ Meson
P. Yeh
Institution: National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Graduation Date: June 1996
Title: Measurement of Top Quark Mass from Dilepton Events using Invariant Mass of Lepton and b Jet
Jeff Cammerata
Institution: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Graduation Date: August 1996
Title: A Lifetime Measurement of the Exclusive Charged and Neutral B Meson States
Manoj Kumar Pillai
Institution: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Advisor: Arie Bodek
Graduation Date: September 1996
Title: A Search for New Gauge Bosons in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Farhad Keyvan
Institution: University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Advisor: Jay Hauser
Graduation Date: September 13, 1996
Title: A Search for Supersymmetric Quarks and Gluons in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV with the CDF Detector
Eiichiro Hayashi
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba-shi, Japan
Graduation Date: September 1996
Title: Search for New Neutral Gauge Bosons in 1.8-TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Chao Wei
Institution: Duke University, Durham, NC
Graduation Date: November 1996
Title: Search for New Particles Decaying to Dijets in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
S. D. Metzler
Institution: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Graduation Date: December 1996
Title: Measurement of the Ratio of BR B(B+/- → J/ψ π+)/B(B+/- → J/ψ K+) and Search for the Bc
Phillip T. Koehn
Institution: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Graduation Date: December 1996
Title: Measurement of the Heavy Flavor Content of Jets in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Alberto Ribon
Institution: Universita di Padova
Graduation Date: 1996
Title: Misura Delle Oscillazioni Dei Mesoni Bd0-B̅d0 All'Esperimento CDF

1997

Qun Fan
Institution: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627 USA
Advisor: Arie Bodek
Graduation Date: February 1997
Title: A Measurement of the Lepton Charge Asymmetry in W Decays Produced in p-p̄ Collisions at √s=1.8 TeV
Prem P. Singh
Institution: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Advisor: Paul Shepard
Graduation Date: January 1997
Title: Search for the Bc Meson at CDF
S. Aota
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba-shi, Japan
Graduation Date: January 1997
Title: A Measurement of Top Quark Mass and Kinematic Properties in Fermilab 1.8-TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
M. Shimojima
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba-shi, Japan
Graduation Date: January 1997
Title: Measurement of the Photon Angular Distribution in the W + Photon Production in 1.8 TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Simone Donati sdonati@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Advisor: Giovanni Punzi
Graduation Date: February 1997
Title:Una Strategia per la Misura della Asimmetria CP nel Decadimento B0→π+π- a CDF (Ph.D. Thesis in Italian)
Troy Daniels
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Advisor: Paris Sphicas
Graduation Date: April 4, 1997
Title: Charmonium Production in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Wasiq Bokhari
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Advisor: Paraskevas Sphicas
Graduation Date: April 30, 1997
Title: Observation of the Fully Hadronic Decay of tt̄ Pairs in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Chyi C. Miao
Institution: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Graduation Date: May 1997
Title: Measurement of the tt̄ Cross Section in the Lepton Plus Jets Channel in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Marc David Peters marc_peters@stanfordalumni.org
Institution: University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Advisor: Marjorie Shapiro
Graduation Date: May 1997
Title: A Measurement of B Meson Oscillations Using Inclusive Leptons in pp̄ Collisions at 1.8 TeV
Carmine E. Pagliarone pagliarone@fnal.gov, carmine.pagliarone@pi.infn.it
Institution: University of Turin - Turin (ITALY)
Advisor: G. Bellettini, A. Marzari-Chiesa
Graduation Date: June 1997
Title: Search for the Supersymmetric partner of the top quark in p anti-p collisions at √s= 1.8 TeV
Christian Couyoumtzelis
Institution: University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Graduation Date: June 9, 1997
Title: Search for the Charged Higgs Boson H± in the Decays t → H+ b by a Direct Measurement of an Excess in the Hadronic Decay Mode of the τ Lepton
Alexey Titov titov@fnal.gov
Institution: The Rockefeller University, New York, NY
Advisor: Konstantin Goulianos
Graduation Date: June 12, 1997
Title: Observation and Study of Exclusive Decays of Beauty Baryons at the Tevatron Proton-Antiproton Collider
T. Kuwabara
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Graduation Date: June 1997
Title: Measurement of Time Dependent B00 Mixing in 1.8 TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
H. Sato
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Graduation Date: June 1997
Title: Measurement of W-Photon and Z-Photon Couplings in 1.8 TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Marcus Hohlmann
Institution: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Graduation Date: August 1997
Title: Observation of Top Quark Pairs in the Dilepton Decay Channel Using Electrons Muons, and, Taus
D. P. Cronin-Hennessy
Institution: Duke University, Durham, NC
Advisor: Thomas Phillips
Graduation Date: August 1997
Title: Tests of Perturbative QCD in W + Jets Events Produced in √s = 1.8 TeV ̄pp Collisions
Takeshi Takano
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Graduation Date: September 1997
Title: Measurement of the Cross Section for Diphoton Production in 1.8 TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Kirsten Anne Tollefson kirsten@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Advisor: Paul Tipton
Graduation Date: October 1997
Title: A Measurement of the Top Quark Mass
Suren Bagdasarov
Institution: Rockefeller University, New York, NY
Advisor: Konstantin Goulianos
Graduation Date: October 1997
Title: Observation of Diffractive W-Boson Production at the Tevatron
Owen R. Long owen@electron.physics.ucsb.edu
Institution: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Advisor: Nigel Lockyer
Graduation Date: November 1997
Title: A Proper Time Dependent Measurement of Delta md Using Jet Charge and Soft Lepton Flavor Tagging
Petar Maksimovic petar@fnal.gov
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Advisor: Paraskevas A. Sphicas
Graduation Date: November 1997
Title: Observation of pi-B Meson Charge-Flavor Correlations and Measurement of Time-Dependent B00 Mixing in pp̄ Collisions
Kevin Alan Burkett
Institution: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Graduation Date: December 1997
Title: Measurement of the Lifetime of the B0s Meson and the Width Difference in the B0s0s System in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Stephan C. Van Den Brink
Institution: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Advisor: Gene Engels, Paul Shepard
Graduation Date:December 8, 1997
Title: Measurement of Time Dependent Bd0d0 Mixing Parameter Using Opposite Side Lepton and D Meson in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Benn Tannenbaum tannenba@fnal.gov
Institution: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Advisor: John Matthews
Graduation Date: December 1997
Title: A Search for Chargino-Neutralino Production at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider
Dave Toback toback@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Advisor: Henry Frisch
Graduation Date: December 1997
Title: Searches for New Physics in Diphoton Events in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Andreas Warburton awarburt@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Advisor: Pekka Sinervo
Graduation Date: December 18, 1997
Title: A Study of Exclusive Nonleptonic Decays of B Mesons into Final States of Strange Mesons and 1S or 2S Charmonia

1998

Edward Kuns ekuns@fnal.gov
Institution: Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
Advisor: Terence Watts
Graduation Date: January 1998
Title: A Study of W Decay Charge Asymmetry Using Hadronic Tau Decays in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
E. Cocca
Institution: University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Graduation date: January 28, 1998
Title: Feasibility Study of Λb Lifetime using It's Semileptonic Decays
Liqun Zhang
Institution: University of Wisconsin, Madison
Graduation date: 1998
Title: The WW Cross Section in the Leptonic Decay Mode
Jun-ichi Suzuki jsuzuki@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Tsukuba
Advisor: Koji Takikawa
Graduation Date: January 1998
Title: Observation of Bc Meson in 1.8-TeV Proton-AntiProton Collisions
Masakazu Okabe okabe@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Tsukuba
Advisor: Shin-hong Kim
Graduation Date: January 1998
Title: Measurement of the Strong Coupling Constant from Two Jet Production Cross Section in 1.8-TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Hisanori Kambara hisanori.kambara@cern.ch
Institution: University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Advisor: Allan Clark
Graduation Date: February 1998
Title: Search for Second Generation Leptoquarks in √s = 1.8 TeV pp̄ at CDF and Silicon Detector Readout Electronics Development with ATLAS
William Joseph Ashmanskas ashmanskas@fnal.gov
Institution: University of California, Berkeley
Advisor: Majorie D. Shapiro
Graduation Date: May 1998
Title: A Direct Measurement of the W Boson Decay Width in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at 1.8 TeV
Andrea Bocci bocci@cdfsga.fnal.gov
Institution: University of Pisa
Advisor: Giorgio Bellettini
Graduation Date: July 1998
Master's Thesis: A Study of Jet Energy Measurement at CDF
Kara Hoffman kara@fnal.gov
Institution: Purdue University
Advisor: Daniella Bortoletto
Graduation Date: July 1998
Title: The Search for Physics Beyond the Standard Model in the bb̄ Spectrum Observed in Tevatron Proton-Antiproton Collisions
M. Scardellato
Institution: University of Padova
Graduation Date: July 1998
Jim Olsen jolsen@fnald.fnal.gov
Institution: University of Wisconsin
Advisor: Duncan Carlsmith
Graduation Date: August 1998
Title: Measurement of bb̄ Rapidity Correlations in ̄pp Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV.
Leslie Stevan Groer groer@fnal.gov
Institution: Rutgers University, New Jersey
Advisor: Terence Watts
Graduation Date: October 1998
Title: A Search for Charged Higgs Boson Decays of the Top Quark using Hadronic Decays of the Tau Lepton in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV at CDF
Ken Kelley kkelley@mit.fnal.gov
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Advisor: Paris Sphicas
Graduation Date: September 1998
Title: Measurement of the CP Violation Parameter sin(2β)
Andrew Gordon agordon@fnald.fnal.gov
Institution: Harvard University, MA
Advisor: Melissa Franklin
Graduation Date: November 1998
Title: Measurement of the W Mass in the Electron Decay Channel with the Collider Detector at Fermilab
Jay R. Dittmann dittmann@fnal.gov
Institution: Duke University
Advisor: Alfred Goshaw
Graduation Date: December 1998
Title: Measurement of the W >=1 Jet Cross Section in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV

1999

Bjoern Hinrichsen bjoern@physics.utoronto.ca
Institution: University of Toronto
Advisor: William Trischuk
Graduation Date: January 1999
Title: A Measurement of the Dijet Mass Differential Cross Section in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Hyunsoo Kim hskim@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Toronto
Advisor: Pekka Sinervo
Graduation Date: January 1999
Title: A Search for a New Charged Heavy Vector Boson Decaying to a μν Pair
T. Handa
Institution: Hiroshima University
Graduation Date:January 1999
Title: Search for Technicolor Particles in pp̄ Collisions at √s=1.8 TeV
Wendy J. Taylor wendyt@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Advisor: Pekka K. Sinervo
Graduation Date: January 1999
Title: A Measurement of b-quark Fragmentation Fractions in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Nathan Eddy
Institution: University of Michigan
Advisor: Jay Chapman
Graduation Date: February 1999
Title: Measurement of the top quark mass from b-tagged events in the lepton plus jets channel in pp̄ collisions at √s=1.8 TeV
Dejan Vucinic dejan@mit.edu
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Advisor: Paraskevas Sphicas
Graduation Date: February 1999
Title: Observation of Excited B Mesons in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Hiroyuki Minato minato@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Japan
Advisor: Koji Takikawa
Graduation Date: March 1999
Title: Measurement of the W Boson Transverse Momentum Distribution in 1.8 TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Hiroyuki Minato
Institution: University of Tsukuba
Advisor: Koji Takikawa
Graduation Date: March 1999
Title: Measurement of the W boson transverse momentum distribution in 1.8 TeV pp̄ collisions
Alexander Akopian akopian@physics.rockefeller.edu
Institution: The Rockefeller University, New York
Advisor: Prof. Anwar Bhatti
Graduation Date: March 1999
Title: Scaling Violation in Inclusive Jet Production
Hirofumi Ikeda ikeda_h@cam.hi-ho.ne.jp
Institution: University of Tsukuba
Advisor: Shin-Hong Kim
Graduation Date: March 1999
Title: Observation of Diffractive Bottom Quark Production in 1.8-TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Niccolo' Moggi moggi@fnal.gov
Institution: Universita' di Pisa, Italy
Advisor: Gianluca Introzzi
Graduation Date: April 1999
Title: Soft Multiparticle Production in pp̄ Interactions at 1800 and 630 GeV
Kristo Karr karr@fnal.gov
Institution: Tufts University
Advisor: Krzysztof Sliwa
Graduation Date: May 1999
Title: Measurement of the Top Quark Mass by Application of the Dalitz-Goldstein Method to Dilepton Events
P. Chang
Institution: National Tsing Hua University
Graduation Date: June 1999
Eugene Hall Guillian
Institution: The University of Michigan
Graduation Date: 1999
Title: Top Quark Decay Kinematics in Fully Reconstructed tt̄ Events in the e or μ + ET + Less Than or Equal to 4 Jet Decay Channel
Nichelle Bruner bruner@gluino.phys.unm.edu
Institution: University of New Mexico
Advisor: Michael Gold
Graduation Date: July 1999
Title: A Search for Production of Scalar Top at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider
Adam Hardman adamh@fnal.gov
Institution: Purdue University
Advisor: Arthur Garfinkel
Graduation Date: August 1999
Title: A Measurement of the Width of the W Vector Boson in Proton-Antiproton Collisions
John Wahl
Institution: University of Chicago
Advisor: Henry Frisch
Graduation Date: August 1999
Title: A Measurement of R=(σ·B(pp̄→W±→e±ν))/(σ·B(pp̄→Z0→e+e-)) using the CDF detector in proton antiproton collisions at 1800 GeV
James Paul Done
Institution: Texas A&M University
Graduation Date: August 1999
Title: Search for Supersymmetry Using Like-Sign Dilepton Events at CDF
Armin Koengeter koen@ekp.physik.uni-karlsruhe.e
Institution: Universitat Karlsruhe, Germany
Advisor: Thomas Muller, Jay Hauser
Graduation Date: November 1999
Title: Search for R-Parity Violating SUSY in the CDF Multi-Lepton Channel
Rocio Vilar Cortabitarte rocio@fnal.gov
Institution: Universidad de Cantabria
Advisor: Teresa Rodrigo
Graduation Date: November 1999
Title:Search for the Higgs Boson and Technicolor Particles in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Steve Pappas
Institution: Yale University
Advisor: Michael Schmidt
Graduation Date: December 1999
Title: Polarization of decays of B mesons to two vector mesons

2000

Thomas Speer
Institution: de l'Universite de Geneve
Graduation Date: 2000
Title: Search for the Decays Bd0 → μ+μ-, Bs0 → μ+μ- and Bs0 → μ+μ-φ in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV (Thesis in French)
Koji Terashi
Institution: University of Tsukuba
Graduation Date: January 2000
Title: Observation of Dijet Production by Double Pomeron Exchange in 1.8 TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Joao Guimaraes da Costa
Institution: University of Michigan
Advisor: David Gerdes
Graduation Date: January 2000
Title: Search for a fourth generation quark more massive than the Z0 boson in pp̄ collisions at √s= 1.8 TeV
Josh Cassada
Institution: University of Rochester
Advisor: Paul Tipton
Graduation Date: January 2000
Title: A Search for new particles decaying into top quark anti-top quark pairs
Kostas Kordas kordas@lal.in2p3.fr
Institution: McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Advisor: Kenneth Ragan
Graduation Date: January 2000
Title: Search for Penguin Decays of B Mesons at CDF
Andrew F. Scott ascott@fnal.gov
Institution: University of California, Los Angeles
Advisor: Jay Hauser
Graduation Date: February 2000
Title: A Measurement of Low-Mass Drell-Yan Production at the Collider Detector at Fermilab
Frank Hartmann frank.hartmann@cern.ch
Institution: IEKP Karlsruhe University
Advisor: Thomas Muller
Graduation Date: February 2000
Title: Entwicklungsarbeit am Spurendetektor fur das CDF Experiment am Tevatron (Karlsruhe Note IEKP-KA/00-11)
Toshiaki Kikuchi kikuchi@hep.px.tsukuba.ac.jp
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Japan
Advisor: Shinhong Kim
Graduation Date: March 2000
Title: Search for Single Top Quark Production in 1.8-TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Joseph Steele steele@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Wisconsin, Madison
Advisor: Lee Pondrom
Graduation Date: May 2000
Title: Inclusive Cross Section of J/ψ Particles in the Forward Direction at CDF
Todd Keaffaber
Institution: Purdue University
Advisor: Daniela Bortoletto
Graduation Date: May 2000
Title: Measurement of the B+ Meson Cross Section in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at 1.8 TeV Using the Fully Reconstructed Decay B+ → J/ψ K+
David Winn
Institution: University of Michigan
Advisor: Dan Amidei
Graduation Date: May 2000
Title: Measurement of the helicity of W bosons in top quark decays
Christina Mesropian
Institution: Rockefeller University
Advisor: Anwar Bhatti
Graduation Date: June 2000
Title: Measurement of the strong coupling constant from inclusive jet production at the Tevatron collider
Tushar Shah
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Advisor: Jerome I. Friedman
Graduation Date: July 2000
Title: Measurement of the B0d Mixing Frequency Using a New Probability Based Self-Tagging Algorithm Applied to Inclusive Lepton Events from pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Jinbo Liu liujb@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Rochester
Advisor: Arie Bodek
Graduation Date: August 2000
Title: Measurement of dσ/dy for Drell-Yan ee Pairs in the Z Boson Region at CDF
Maria Spiropulu smaria@fnal.gov
Institution: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Advisor: John E. Huth
Graduation Date: August 2000
Title: A Blind Search for Supersymmetry in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV using the Missing Energy plus Multijet channel
Robert Cropp
Institution: Univsersity of Toronto
Advisor: William Trischuk
Graduation Date: September 2000
Title: A Measurement of the J/ψ polarization at √s=1.8 TeV
Jeffrey W. Berryhill berryhill@hep.uchicago.edu
Institution: University of Chicago, IL
Advisor: Henry Frisch
Graduation Date: December 2000
Title: A Search for New Physics in Photon-Lepton Events in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Mario Paolo Giordani
Institution: Universita degli Studi di Padova
Graduation date: December 31, 2000
Title: A Run II Trigger Design for Higgs Boson Search at CDF
Andrew Robinson
Institution: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Advisor: Pekka K. Sinervo
Graduation Date: 2000
Title: Measurement of the Top Quark Transverse Momentum Distribution

2001

Hosai Nakada hosai@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
Advisor: Professor Shinhong Kim
Graduation Date: January 2001
Title: Measurement of the Diffractive Structure Function of the Antiproton in 1.8-TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Masashi Tanaka masa@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Tsukuba
Advisor: Koji Takikawa
Graduation Date: January 2001
Title: Search for Radiative B-Hadron Decays with the Collider Detector at Fermilab
C.-Y. Paul Ngan
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Advisor: Paris Sphicas
Graduation Date: February 2001
Title: Measurement of the ψ(2S) Production Cross Section and Polarization in pp̄ Collisions at √s=1.8 TeV
Paolo Gatti gatti@pd.infn.it
Institution: University of Padova, Italy
Advisor: Dario Bisello
Graduation Date: February 2001
Title: Performance of the New Tracking System at CDF II
Giuseppe Latino latino@cdfsga.fnal.gov, giuseppe.latino@pi.infn.it
Institution: University of Cassino, Italy
Advisor: Giovanni Maria Piacentino, Stefano Lami
Graduation Date: March 2001
Title: Calorimetric Measurements in CDF: A New Algorithm to Improve the Energy Resolution of Hadronic Jets
Leonard Steven Christofek
Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Advisor: Steven Errede
Graduation Date: April 2001
Title: Analysis of the Vector Boson Self Interaction and the Search for Anomalous Couplings at √s = 1.8 TeV p-p̄ Collisions
Stephen John Bailey
Institution: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Advisor: John Huth
Graduation Date: April 2001
Title: A Study of B → J/ψ K*0 X Decays
Andrei Solodsky solodsky@physics.rockefeller.edu
Institution: The Rockefeller University, New York
Advisor: Konstantin Goulianos, Luc Demortier
Graduation Date: April 2001
Title: Observation of Diffractive J/ψ Production at the Fermilab Tevatron
Alexei Safonov
Institution: University of Florida
Advisor: Andrey Korytov
Graduation Date: April 2001
Title: Jet fragmentation and predictions of the resummed perturbative QCD
M. J. Kim
Institution: Kyungpook National University
Graduation Date: April 2001
Richard Haas
Institution: University of Florida
Advisor: Richard Field
Graduation Date: May 2001
Title: The Underlying event in hard scattering collisions of proton and anti-proton at 1.8 TeV
Dana Partos dspartos@earthlink.net
Institution: Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Advisor: Jim Bensinger
Graduation Date: May 2001
Title: Measurement of the Sqrt(s) Dependence of Isolated Direct Photon Production in Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Christopher S. Hill chill@fnal.gov
Institution: University of California, Davis, CA
Advisor: Richard Lander
Graduation Date: September 2001
Title: Measurement of the Cross-Section Ratio ttj/ttX in 106 pb-1 Collected During Run1 of the Tevatron
Andreas Heiss heiss@ekp.physik.uni-karlsruhe.de
Institution: IEKP Karlsruhe University
Advisor: Thomas Muller
Graduation Date: September 2001
Title: Messung der Lebensdauer vollstandig rekonstruierter B Mesonen mit dem CDF Detektor (Karlsruhe Note IEKP-KA/01-17, 2001)
Alessandro Cerri
Institution: Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa
Advisor: Luciano Ristori
Graduation Date: October 2001
Title: Trigger Strategies for the Measurement of CP Violation in CDF Run II
F. Strumia
Institution: University of Geneva
Advisor: Allan Clark
Graduation Date: December 2001
Title: Search for first generation leptoquarks in the eνjj and eejj Decay Channels in pp̄ collisions at √s=1.8 TeV
Matthew S. Martin msmartin@fnal.gov
Institution: Jesus College Oxford
Graduation Date: December 2001
Title: Preliminary Studies Concerning Delta Gamma(Bs) Measurements in Proton Antiproton Collisions at √s = 2.0 TeV
Luca Scodellaro
Institution: Universita degli Studi di Padova
Graduation date: December 31, 2001
Title: Perspectives for Higgs Boson Search in Full Hadronic Final States at CDF II

2002

Brock Tweedie
Institution: University of Rochester
Advisor: Kevin McFarland
Graduation Date: February 2002
Title: A Study of Future Measurements of W Boson Helicity in t → Wb at CDF
Agnes C. Taffard
Institution: University of Liverpool
Graduation date: March 2002
Title: Search for the Stau Slepton at DELPHI and Muon Identification and Z0 Production at CDF
Tianjie Gao tgao@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Advisor: Nigel Lockyer
Graduation Date: May 2002
Title: An Updated Measurement of sin(2β) with Multiple Flavor Tags Using a Tag-combining Algorithm
Lucio Cerrito lucio@fnal.gov
Institution: University of London, London (U.K.)
Advisor: S.J.Haywood and M. Lancaster
Graduation Date: May 2002
Title: Measurement of the Leptonic Angular Distribution in W-Boson Decay as a Function of the W Transverse-Momentum Using the CDF Detector at the Tevatron
Carter Hall chall@fnal.gov
Institution: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Advisor: Melissa Franklin
Graduation Date: June 2002
Title: Measurement of the Isolated Direct Photon Cross Section with Conversions
Marina Brozovic brozovic@fnal.gov
Institution: Duke University, North Carolina
Advisor: Alfred T. Goshaw
Graduation Date: August 2002
Title: Studies of the W/Z Production Associated with Direct Photons
Catalin Ciobanu catutza@fnal.gov
Institution: The Ohio State University
Advisor: Richard E. Hughes
Graduation Date: September 2002
Title: A Neural Networks Search for Single Top Quark Production in CDF Run I Data
William Hamish Bell
Institution: Glasgow University
Graduation Date: September 2002
Title: Searching for Bs0 →J/ψη with the Collider Detector at Fermilab
Anthony Affolder affolder@hep.ucsb.edu
Institution: University of California, Berkeley, CA
Advisor: Marjorie Shapiro
Graduation Date: December 2002
Title: A Measurement of Bottom Quark-Antiquark Azimuthal Production Correlations in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
John Strologas strolog@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Advisor: Steven Errede
Graduation Date: December 2002
Title: Measurement of the Differential Angular Distribution of the W Boson Produced in Association with Jets in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV.
Alexander Brandl brandl@glueball.phys.unm.edu
Institution: University of New Mexico
Advisor: Sally Seidel
Graduation Date: December 2002
Title: Comparison of Three-jet Events to Predictions from a Next-to-Leading-Order Calculation
Chadd Smith
Institution: The Johns Hopkins University
Advisor: Bruce Barnett
Graduation Date: December 2002
Title: Search for Gluino Pair Production Using Like-Sign Top Dilepton Events
Carlos Andres Sanchez
Institution: The Ohio State University
Advisor: Richard Hughes
Graduation Date: December 2002
Title: Measurement of the Top Quark Mass with Neural Networks
Arnold Pompos pompos@fnal.gov
Institution: Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
Advisor: Virgil Barnes, Daniela Bortoletto
Graduation Date: December 2002
Title: Search for the Supersymmetric Partner of the Top Quark in Dilepton Events Produced in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Simona Murgia
Institution: Michigan State University
Graduation Date: 2002
Title: Search for Large Extra Dimensions with Diphoton Events at CDF
Tracey Pratt
Institution: University of Oxford
Graduation date: 2002
Title: New Physics Searches in High Mass Dimuons at the Collider Detector at Fermilab

2003

Roberto Rossin
Institution: Padova University
Graduation Date: January 2003
Title: Study of the Process Bs →J/Ψη at CDF
Patrik Schemitz schemitz@ekp.physik.uni-karlsruhe.de
Institution: IEKP Karlsruhe University
Advisor: Michael Feindt
Graduation Date: February 2003
Title: Eine Hard- und Software-Umgebung fur Physik-Analysen bei CDF II (Karlsruhe Note IEKP-KA/03-01, 2003)
Stephanie Menzemer menzemer@fnal.gov
Institution: IEKP Karlruhe University
Advisor: Michael Feindt
Graduation Date: February 2003
Title: A Tracking and Alignment Software Package for the CDFII Silicon Detector (Spurrekonstruktion im Silizium-Vertexdetektor des CDFII-Experiments)
Hideaki Takano takanoh@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki-ken, Japan
Advisor: Shinhong Kim
Graduation Date: May 2003
Title: Search for WW Production in the Lepton Jet Channel in 1.8-TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Chunhui Chen cchen23@hep.upenn.edu
Institution: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Advisor: Joseph Kroll
Graduation Date: May 2003
Title: A Measurement of the Direct Charm Meson Production Cross Section at CDF II
Kenichi Hatakeyama hatake@fnal.gov
Institution: The Rockefeller University
Advisor: Konstantin Goulianos
Graduation Date: April 2003
Title: Measurement of the Diffractive Structure Function of the Antiproton in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1800 and 630 GeV
Giulia Manca manca@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Advisor: Peter Renton, Young-Kee Kim
Graduation Date: July 2003
Title: Measurement of the Ratio R = σWBR(W →eν)/σZBR(Z→e+e-) in pp̄ Collisions at √s=1.96 TeV
Christopher Neu neu@fnal.gov
Institution: Ohio State University
Advisor: Brian Winer
Graduation Date: July 2003
Title: A Search for the Higgs Boson in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at Center-of-Momentum Energy of 1.8 TeV
Hartmut Stadie stadie@fnal.gov
Institution: University Karlsruhe, Germany
Advisor: Thomas Muller
Graduation Date: July 2003
Title: Results on the Production and Detection of W Bosons with the Collider Detector at Fermilab in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at a Center-of-Mass Energy of 1.96 TeV
Robyn Madrak madrak@fnal.gov
Institution: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, U.S.
Advisor: Melissa Franklin
Graduation Date: September 2003
Title: Measurement of the Λb Lifetime in the Decay Mode Λb → J/ψ Λ
Amy Lynn Connolly
Institution: University of California, Berkeley
Advisor: Marjorie Shapiro
Graduation Date: September 2003
Title: A Search for Supersymmetric Higgs Bosons in the Di-τ Decay Mode in Proton-Antiproton Collision at 1.8 TeV
Kevin Patrick Lannon lannon@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Advisor: Steven Errede, Kevin Pitts
Graduation Date: September 2003
Title: A Measurement of B Hadron Correlations in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.8 TeV
Kai Yi yik@pha.jhu.edu
Institution: The Johns Hopkins University
Advisor: Barry Blumenfeld, Bruce Barnett
Graduation Date: December 2003
Title: A Measurement of the Λb Lifetime using Semileptonic Decays and Observation of the New State X(3872)
Yi Le yile@pha.jhu.edu
Institution: The Johns Hopkins University
Advisor: Bruce Barnett
Graduation Date: December 2003
Title: Measurement of the Λb → Λc π Branching Ratio
Gregory Veramendi mendi@fnal.gov
Institution: University of California, Berkeley, CA
Advisor: Young-kee Kim
Graduation Date: December 2003
Title: A Measurement of Forward-Backward Charge Asymmetry of Electron-Positron Pairs
Martina Bucciantonio
Institution: Universita degli Studi di Pisa
Graduation Date: 2003
Title: Misura Preliminare Della Massa del Quark Top nel Run II di CDF

2004

Soushi Tsuno tsuno@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Tsukuba
Advisor: Fumihiko Ukegawa
Graduation Date: January 2004
Title: Tests of Enhanced Leading Order QCD in W Boson plus Jet Production in 1.96-TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Michael James Mulhearn
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Graduation date: October 2004
Title: A Direct Search for Dirac Magnetic Monopoles
Koji Ikado ikado@fnal.gov
Institution: Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
Advisor: Kuni Kondo
Graduation Date: March 2004
Title: Search for New Physics in Dielectron Events in 1.96 TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Heather Ray hray@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Michigan
Advisor: Dante Amidei
Graduation Date: March 2004
Title: Measurement of the tt̄ Production Cross Section in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Ivan Kresimir Furic ikfuric@mit.edu
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Advisor: Christoph Paus
Graduation Date: March 2004
Title: Measurement of the Ratio of Branching Fractions Br(Bs → Ds π+)/Br(B → D π+) at CDF-II
David J. Goldstein djg@physics.ucla.edu
Institution: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Advisor: David Saltzberg
Graduation Date: March 2004
Title: A Measurement of the Top Quark Cross-Section at √s = 1.96 TeV at the Collider Detector at Fermilab
Dmitri Tsybychev tsybych@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Florida
Advisor: Darin Acosta, Jacobo Konigsberg
Graduation Date: March 2004
Title: Search for First-Generation Leptoquarks in the Jets and Missing Transverse Energy Topology in Proton-Anti-Proton Collisisons at Center-of-Mass Energy 1.96~TeV
Alexei Varganov varganov@umich.edu
Institution: University of Michigan
Advisor: Dan Amidei
Graduation Date: April 2004
Title: The Production Cross Sections of the Weak Vector Bosons in pp̄ Collisions at √s=1.96 TeV and a Measurement of the W Boson Decay Width
Simon Waschke
Institution: University of Glasgow
Graduation date: April 2004
Title: Measurement of the B → J/ψX Inclusive Cross-Section at the Collider Detector at Fermilab
Matthew Worcester mworcest@physics.ucla.edu
Institution: UCLA
Advisor: David Saltzberg
Graduation Date: June 2004
Title: Inclusive Search for Anomalous High-pT Like-Sign Lepton Pair Production at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider
Andreas Korn akorn@fnal.gov
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Advisor: Christoph Paus
Graduation Date: June 2004
Title: Measurement of B-Hadron Masses at CDF Run II
Heather Kay Gerberich hkg@fnal.gov
Institution: Duke University
Advisor: Ashutosh V. Kotwal
Graduation Date: July 2004
Title: Search for Excited or Exotic Electron Production Using the Dielectron Photon Signature at CDF in Run II
Daniel Ryan dryan@fnal.gov
Institution: Tufts University
Advisor: Krzysztof Sliwa
Graduation Date: August 2004
Title: Direct Searches for Scalar Leptoquarks at the Run II Tevatron
Sinead M. Farrington
Institution: University of Glasgow
Graduation Date: August 2004
Title: A Measurement of the Bs0 Lifetime at CDF Run II
Michael Kirby kirby@fnal.gov
Institution: Duke University, Durham, NC
Advisor: Al Goshaw
Graduation Date: October 2004
Title: Measurement of W γ Production in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV.
Konstantin Anikeev anikeev@fnal.gov
Institution: MIT
Advisor: Ch. Paus
Graduation Date: October 2004
Title: Measurement of the Lifetimes of B Meson Mass Eigenstates
Robert A. Napora napora@fnal.gov
Institution: The Johns Hopkins University
Advisor: Barry Blumenfeld
Graduation Date: October 2004
Title: Measurement of BR(B to phi K)/BR(B to J/psi K) at the Collider Detector at Fermilab
Mircea N. Coca cmircea@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Rochester, NY
Advisor: Paul Tipton
Graduation Date: October 2004
Title: Measurement of the Top Pair-Production Cross Section in the Dilepton Channel in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Yanwen Liu Yanwen.Liu@fynu.ucl.ac.be
Institution: Geneva U.
Advisor: Allan Clark
Graduation Date: November 2004
Title: Measurement of the Cross Section for Production of Prompt Diphoton in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Trevor Vickey Trevor.Vickey@cern.ch
Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Advisor: S. Errede, T. Liss
Graduation Date: November 2004
Title: Measurement of W Boson Polarization in Top Quark Decay
Radu Marginean radu@mps.ohio-state.edu
Institution: The Ohio State University
Advisor: Richard Hughes
Graduation Date: November 2004
Topic:Measurement of the Top Pair Production Cross Section at CDF Using Neural Networks
Sarah Demers Konezny sarah_demers@post.harvard.edu
Institution: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Advisor: Kevin McFarland
Graduation Date: November 2004
Title: A Measurement of BR(top → τ neutrino quark)
Carsten Rott carott@fnal.gov
Institution: Purdue University
Advisor: Daniela Bortoletto
Graduation Date: December 2004
Title: Search for Scalar Bottom Quarks from Gluino Decays in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at a Center-of-Mass Energy of 1.96TeV
Muge Karagoz Unel karagozm@fnal.gov
Institution: Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Advisor: Michael Schmitt
Graduation Date: December 2004
Title: Searches for New Physics Using High Mass Dimuons at the CDF II Experiment
Minsuk Kim mskim@fnal.gov
Institution: Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
Advisor: DongHee Kim
Graduation Date: December 2004
Title: Search for Gauge-Mediated SUSY Breaking in Diphoton Events in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Tatjana Unverhau tatjana@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Glasgow
Advisor: Peter Bussey
Graduation Date: December 2004
Title: A Measurement of the Lifetime of the Λb Baryon with the CDF Detector at the Tevatron Run II
Eli Ben-Haim benhaim@lal.in2p3.fr
Institution: LPNHE, Paris 6 University
Advisor: Patrick Roudeau, Aurore Savoy-Navarro
Graduation Date: December 2004
Title:The b Quark Fragmentation Function, from LEP to TeVatron
Erik Brubaker brubakee@fnal.gov
Institution: University of California, Berkeley, CA
Advisor: Young-Kee Kim
Graduation Date: December 2004
Title: A Measurement of the Mass of the Top Quark in Lepton + Jets Events at CDF
Andrew Ivanov andrew@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Rochester, NY
Advisor: Paul Tipton
Graduation Date: December 2004
Title: Search for Anomalous Kinematics of Top Dilepton Events in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s=1.96 TeV
Jian Kang jiank@cdfrh0.grid.umich.edu
Institution: University of Michigan
Advisor: J. Chapman
Graduation Date: December 2004
Title:Measurement of W and Z Production Cross Sections in Muon Channel in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Henri Bachacou hbachacou@lbl.gov
Institution: University of California, Berkeley, CA
Advisor: Jim Siegrist
Graduation Date: December 2004
Title: A Measurement of the Production Cross Section of Top-Antitop Pairs in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV Using Secondary Vertex b-Tagging.

2005

Gene U. Flanagan
Institution: Michigan State University
Graduation Date: 2005
Title: The Inclusive Jet Cross Section in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Aidan Robson robson@fnal.gov
Institution: Oxford University, UK
Advisor: Peter Renton
Graduation Date: January 2005
Title: A Measurement of Z Boson Production and Rapidity Distribution in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96TeV
Naho Tanimoto tanimoto@fnal.gov
Institution: Okayama University, Okayama, Japan
Advisor: Itsuo Nakano, Reisaburo Tanaka, Al Goshaw
Graduation Date: March 2005
Title: Measurement of W γ Production in the W to Muon Decay Channel in pp̄ Collisions at sqrt = 1.96TeV
Koji Sato ksato@hepsg3.px.tsukuba.ac.jp
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
Advisor: Shin-Hong Kim
Graduation Date: March 2005
Title: Measurement of the Top Quark Mass with the Collider Detector at Fermilab
Kohei Yorita kohei@fnal.gov
Institution: Waseda Univ. Tokyo, Japan
Advisor: Kunitaka Kondo
Graduation Date: March 2005
Title: Measurement of the Top Quark Mass by Dynamical Likelihood Method using the Lepton Plus Jets Events in 1.96 Tev Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Hirokazu Kobayashi hirokazu@hepsg3.px.tsukuba.ac.jp
Institution: University of Tsukuba
Advisor: Koji Takikawa
Graduation Date: March 2005
Title: Search for the Higgs Boson Using High-pT Isolated Like-Sign Dilepton Events in 1.96-TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Takashi Ogawa tqb@fnal.gov
Institution: Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
Advisor: Kunitaka Kondo
Graduation Date: March 2005
Title: Search for Scalar Top Quark Pair-Production in Scenario with Violated R-Parity in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Helen Hayward hayward@hep.ph.liv.ac.uk
Institution: Liverpool
Advisor: Beate Heinemann
Graduation Date: March 2005
Title: Measurement of Zγ Production in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Andrea Bocci bocci@fnal.gov
Institution: The Rockefeller University
Advisor: Stefano Lami
Graduation Date: April 2005
Title: Search for Hadronic Resonances of W/Z in Photon Events at CDF
Shin-Shan Yu eikoyu@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Advisor: Nigel Lockyer
Graduation Date: May 2005
Title: First Measurement of the Ratio of Branching Fractions BR(Lamb to Lamc mu nu) to BR(Lamb to Lamc pi)
Zongru Wan zrwan@fnal.gov
Institution: Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, USA
Advisor: John Conway
Graduation Date: May 2005
Title: A Search for New Physics with High Mass τ Pairs in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV at CDF
Nathan Goldschmidt njg@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Michigan
Advisor: David Gerdes
Graduation Date: May 2005
Title: Measurement of the Helicity of W Bosons Produced in Top-Quark Decay at √s = 1.96 TeV
Alexandre Pronko pronko@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Florida
Advisor: Andrey Korytov
Graduation Date: May 2005
Title: Fragmentation of Quark and Gluon Jets in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at Center-of-Mass Energy of 1.8 TeV
Bernd Stelzer bernd@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Toronto
Advisor: Pierre Savard and William Trischuk
Graduation Date: May 2005
Title: Search for Electroweak Single Top Quark Production in 1.96 TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Alexandre Rakitine rakitin@mit.edu
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Advisor: Christoph Paus
Graduation Date: June 2005
Topic: Measurement of the Dipion Mass Spectrum In the Decay X(3872) → J/ψ π+ π-
Thorsten Walter walter@ekp.uni-karlsruhe.de
Institution: IEKP Karlsruhe University
Advisor: Thomas Muller
Graduation Date: June 2005
Title: Search for Electroweak Single Top Quark Production with the CDF Experiment in Proton Antiproton Collisions at 1.96 TeV Center of Mass Energy
Martin Henneke hennecke@ekp.uni-karlsruhe.de
Institution: IEKP Karlsruhe University
Advisor: Michael Feindt/ Wim de Boer
Graduation Date: June 2005
Title: Search for the Higgs-Boson with the CDF Experiment at Tevatron (Karlsruhe Note IEKP-KA/2005-5)
Jieun Kim jkim@fnal.gov
Institution: Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
Advisor: DongHee Kim
Graduation Date: June 2005
Title:Search for a New Charged Heavy Vector Boson Decaying to an Electron-Neutrino Pair in p anti-p Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Jonatan Piedra piedra@fnal.gov
Institution: Universidad de Cantabria, Spain
Advisor: Alberto Ruiz and Ivan Vila
Graduation Date: July 2005
Title: Determination of Delta md and Absolute Calibration of Flavor Taggers for the Δms Analysis, in Fully Reconstructed Decays at the CDF Experiment
Claudia Lecci lecci@ekp.uni-karlsruhe.de
Institution: IEKP Karlsruhe University
Advisor: Michael Feindt
Graduation Date: July 2005
Title: A Neural Jet Charge Tagger for the Measurement of the Bs0s0 Oscillation Frequency at CDF (Karlsruhe Note IEKP-KA/2005-13)
Alberto Cruz alberto@phys.ufl.edu
Institution: University of Florida
Advisor: Rick Field
Graduation Date: July 2005
Title: Using Max/Min Transverse Regions to Study the Underlying Event in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at 1.96 TeV
Satoru Uozumi satoru@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Tsukuba
Advisor: Shinhong Kim
Graduation Date: July 2005
Title:Measurement of the B Meson Lifetimes with the Collider Detector at Fermilab
Salvatore Rappoccio rappoccio@gmail.com
Institution: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Advisor: Andrew Foland
Graduation Date: August 2005
Title: Measurement of the tt̄ Production Cross Section in pp̄ Collisisons at √s = 1.96 TeV
Gavril A. Giurgiu ggiurgiu@fnal.gov
Institution: Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Advisor: Prof. Manfred Paulini
Graduation Date: September 2005
Title: B Flavor Tagging Calibration and Search for Bs Oscillations in Semileptonic Decays with the CDF Detector at Fermilab
Anant Gajjar gajjar@hep.ph.liv.ac.uk
Institution: Liverpool
Advisor: Tara Shears
Graduation Date: September 2005
Title: Measurement of the Inclusive bb̅ Jet Cross Section at the Collider Detector at Fermilab
Yoshio Ishizawa yoshio@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki-ken, Japan
Advisor: Fumihiko Ukegawa
Graduation Date: September 2005
Title: Search for Higgs Boson Production in Association with the W Boson in 1.96-TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Ludovic Yannick Nicolas
Institution: University of Glasgow
Graduation date: September 2005
Title: Radiation Environment Simulations at the Tevatron, Studies of the Beam Profiles, and Measurement of the Bc Meson Mass
Ricardo Eusebi eusebi@fnal.gov
Institution: University or Rochester, Rochester NY, USA
Advisor: Paul Tipton
Graduation Date: October 2005
Title: Search for Charged Higgs in tt̄ Decay Products from Proton-Antiproton at √s = 1.96 TeV
Oliver Stelzer-Chilton oliversc@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Toronto
Advisor: William Trischuk
Graduation Date: October 2005
Title: First Measurement of the W Boson Mass with CDF in Run 2
Joshua P. Tuttle tuttle@phy.duke.edu
Institution: Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0305, USA
Advisor: Ashutosh Kotwal
Graduation Date: October 2005
Title:A Search for Long-Lived Doubly-Charged Higgs Boson Production in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV using Run2 CDF
Jean-Francois Arguin jarguin@physics.utoronto.ca
Institution: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Advisor: Pekka K. Sinervo
Graduation Date: November 2005
Title: Measurement of the Top Quark Mass with In Situ Jet Energy Scale Calibration Using Hadronic W Boson Decays at CDF-II
Ulrich Kerzel kerzel@fnal.gov
Institution: Institut fuer Experimentelle Kernphysik, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
Advisor: Michael Feindt
Graduation Date: November 2005
Title: CDF Grid Computing and the Decay X(3872) → J/ψ π+ π- with J/ψ → e+ e-
Andrew Kovalev andrew.kovalev@gmail.com
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Advisor: H.H. Williams
Graduation Date: November 2005
Title:Measurement of the Top Quark Mass at CDFII
Dustin McGivern dm@hep.ucl.ac.uk
Institution: University College London, UK.
Advisor: David Waters
Graduation Date: December 2005
Title: A Meaurement of the W W- Production Cross Section in pp̄ Collisions at √s=1.96 TeV in the DiLepton Channel and Limits on Anomalous WWZ/γ Couplings
Dominik Hirschbuehl hirsch@ekp.uni-karlsruhe.de
Institution: IEKP Karlsruhe University
Advisor: Thomas Muller
Graduation Date: December 2005
Title: Measurement of the Charge Asymmetry and W Boson Helicity in Top-Antitop Quark Events with the CDF II Experiment
Silvia Amerio amerio@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Trento
Advisor: Ignazio Lazzizzera
Graduation Date: December 2005
Title:Study of tt̄ Production in τ Jets Channel at CDFII Using Neural Networks
Vyacheslav Krutelyov slava77@fnal.gov
Institution: Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA
Advisor: Teruki Kamon
Graduation Date: December 2005
Title:Search for Supersymmetry Using Rare Bs→μ+μ- Decays at CDF Run II
Denys Usynin usynin@alumni.upenn.edu
Institution: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Advisor: Joseph Kroll
Graduation Date: December 2005
Title:Study of Charged Particle Species Produced in Association with B0, B-, and Bs Mesons
Chun Lin
Institution: Yale University
Advisor: Colin Gay, Michael Schmidt
Graduation Date: December 2005
Title:Search for Universal Extra Dimensions in the Multi-Lepton Channel at the Tevatron

2006

Pierluigi Catastini
Institution: University of Siena
Graduation Date: 2006
Title: Measurement of Kinematic Properties and Fractions of Charged Particle Species Produced in Assoication with B Mesons Using the CDF II Detector
Ben Cooper
Institution: University College London
Graduation Date: 2006
Title: A Measurement of the Production of Jets in Association with a W Boson in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at the Tevraton Using Data Collected with the CDF Experiment
James Alexander Kraus
Institution: University of Illinois
Graduation Date: 2006
Title: Measurements of the B Production Cross Section in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV Using Semileptionic Decays of B Hadrons
Jedong Lee
Institution: University of Rochester
Graduation Date: 2006
Title: A Measurement of the Z Forward-Backward Charge Asymmetry in pp̄ → e+e-
Thomas Schwarz
Institution: University of Michigan
Graduation Date: 2006
Title: Meaurement of the Front Back Asymmetry in Top-Antitop Quark Pairs Produced in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Masato Aoki masato@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
Advisor: Shin-Hong Kim
Graduation Date: February 2006
Title:Measurement of the Bc Meson Lifetime with the Collider Detector at Fermilab
Yves Kemp
Institution: Universitat Karlsruhe
Graduation Date: February 2006
Title: Title Identifikation von Elektronen Im Vorwartsbereich des CDF-Experiments Zur Suche Nach Elektroschwacher Top-Quark-Produktion
Alison Lister alister@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Geneva/ ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Advisor: Guenther Dissertori
Graduation Date: March 2006
Title:Measurement of b-Quark Jet Shapes at CDF
Tomohiro Yamashita tomohiro@fphy.hep.okayama-u.ac.jp
Institution: Okayama University
Advisor: Itsuo Nakano
Graduation Date: March 2006
Title:Measurement of J/ψ Meson and b-Hadron Production Cross Section at √s = 1.96 TeV
Ryo Tsuchiya ryo@fnal.gov
Institution: Waseda University
Advisor: Kunitaka Kondo
Graduation Date: March 2006
Title:Measurement of the Top Quark Mass by Dynamical Likelihood Method Using the Dilepton Events
Andrew Hamilton ahamil@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Advisor: James Pinfold
Graduation Date: May 2006
Title:Exclusive Interaction in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96TeV
Dongwook Jang dwjang@fnal.gov
Institution: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ
Advisor: Amit Lath
Graduation Date: May 2006
Title:Search for MSSM Higgs Decaying to τ Pairs in pp̄ Collision at √s = 1.96 TeV at CDF
Ayana Tamu Holloway
Institution: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Graduation Date: May 2006
Title: The First Direct Limit on the t Quark Lifetime
Christian Dorr
Institution: Universitat Karlsruhe
Graduation Date: June 2006
Title: Optimierung Der Signalselektion Von Exklusiv Rekonstruierten B0- Und Bs-Mesonzerfallen Bei CDF II
Karen Gibson krg@fnal.gov
Institution: Carnegie Mellon University
Advisor: Manfred Paulini
Graduation Date: June 2006
Title:Measurement of the Relative Fragmentation Fractions of B̅ Hadrons
Kristian Hahn kristian@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Advisor: Nigel Lockyer
Graduation Date: August 2006
Title:Search for High-Mass Resonances Decaying to e-μ in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Bodhitha Jayatilaka boj@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Advisor: David Gerdes
Graduation Date: August 2006
Title:A Measurement of the Top Quark Mass in the Dilepton Decay Channel at CDF II
Anadi Canepa canepa@fnal.gov
Institution: Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
Advisor: Daniela Bortoletto
Graduation Date: August 2006
Title:Search for Chargino and Neutralino at Run II of the Tevatron Collider
Adrian Buzatu
Institution: McGill University
Graduation Date: Master of Science, August 2006
Title: High-Luminosity Primary Vertex Selection in Top-Quark Studies Using the Collider Detector at Fermilab
Nuno Leonardo leonardo@fnal.gov
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Advisor: Christoph Paus
Graduation Date: September 2006
Title:Analysis of Bs Flavor Oscillations at CDF
Andrey Loginov loginov@fnal.gov
Institution: ITEP, Moscow
Advisor: H.J.Frisch(UC), A.A.Rostovtsev (ITEP)
Graduation Date: September 2006
Title:Search for Anomalous Production of Events with a High Energy Lepton and Photon at the Tevatron
Mitchell Soderberg soderber@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Michigan
Advisor: David Gerdes
Graduation Date: September 2006
Title:Measurement of the W bb̅ Cross Section in 695 pb-1 of pp̄ Collisions at CDF II
Alon Attal attal@fnal.gov
Institution: University of California, Los Angeles
Advisor: Jay Hauser
Graduation Date: November 2006
Title:Search for R-Parity Violating Supersymmetry in the Multilepton Final State
Paola Squillacioti paolasq@fnal.gov
Institution: INFN, Pisa, Italy
Advisor: Maria Agnese Ciocci & Giovanni Punzi
Graduation Date: November 2006
Title:Measurement of the Branching Fraction Ratio BR(B→DK)/BR(B→Dπ) with the CDF II Detector
Stephane Tourneur tourneur@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Paris 6, Pierre et Marie Curie
Advisor: Aurore Savoy-Navarro
Graduation Date: November 2006
Title:Search for Top Pair Production in the Dilepton Decay Channel with τ &lepton;
Sebastian Carron carron@fnal.gov
Institution: Duke University
Advisor: Mark Kruse
Graduation Date: November 2006
Title:Measurement of the tt, WW and Z→ττ Production Cross Section at CDFII
Craig Group group@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Advisor: Richard D. Field
Graduation Date: December 2006
Title:Measurement of the Inclusive Jet Cross Section Using the Midpoint Algorithm in Run II at the Collider Detector at Fermilab (CDF)
Sasha Baroiant sasha.baroiant@gmail.com
Institution: University of California, Davis
Advisor: Richard Lander
Graduation Date: December 2006
Title:A Search for Doubly-Charged Higgs Bosons at the Tevatron
Adam Gibson agibson@fnal.gov
Institution: University of California, Berkeley, USA
Advisor: Young-Kee Kim
Graduation Date: December 2006
Title:A Measurement of the Top Quark Mass with a Matrix Element Method
Diego Tonelli tonel@fnal.gov
Institution: Pisa, Scuola Normale Superiore
Advisor: Giovanni Punzi
Graduation Date: December 2006
Title: First Observation of the Bs→K+K- Decay Mode, and Measurement of the B0 and Bs Mesons Decay-Rates into Two-Body Charmless Final States at CDF.
Stanley S Forrester sforrest@fnal.gov
Institution: University of California, Davis
Advisor: Maxwell Chertok
Graduation Date: December 2006
Title:Search for 3r Generation Vector Leptoquarks in the Di-τ Di-Jet Channel in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Yoshiaki Kusakabe yoshiaki@fnal.gov
Institution: Waseda, Japan
Advisor: Kunitaka Kondo
Graduation Date: December 2006
Title:Search for Higgs Boson Production in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96TeV

2007

Katherine Ann Copic
Institution: University of Michigan
Graduation Date: 2007
Title: Measurements of the Ratio W and Z Production and the W Boson Decay Width at CDF
Shulamit Moed
Institution: University of Geneva
Graduation Date: 2007
Title: Determination of W Boson Helicity Fractions in Top Quark Decays in pp̄ Collisions at CDF Run II and Production of Endcap Modules for the ATLAS Silicon Tracker
Ian E. Vollrath
Institution: University of Toronto
Graduation Date: 2007
Title: Measurement of the W Boson Mass at the Collider Detector at Fermilab from a Fit to the Transverse Momentum Spectrum of the Muon
Shan-Huei Chuang schuang@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Advisor: Mark C. Kruse
Graduation Date: January 2007
Title:First Search at CDF for the Higgs Boson Decaying to a W-Boson Pair in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at the Center-of-Mass Energy of 1.96 TeV
Takashi Akimoto takimoto@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Tsukuba
Advisor: Shin-hong Kim
Graduation Date: February 2007
Title:Search for Third Generation Vector Leptoquarks in 1.96-TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Simon Sabik sabik@physics.utoronto.ca
Institution: University of Toronto
Advisor: Pierre Savard
Graduation Date: February 2007
Title:Measurement of the Top Quark Mass in the Dilepton Channel using the Neutrino Weighting Algorithm at CDF
Boris Iyutin
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Graduation Date: March 2007
Title: Measurement of the Ratio of Branching Fractions BR(B0s → Ds-Ds+)/BR(B0 → D-Ds+) With the CDF Detector
Xavier Portell portell@fnal.gov
Institution: IFAE (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona), Barcelona, Spain
Advisor: Mario Martinez
Graduation Date: March 2007
Title:Search for Gluino and Squark Production in Multi-Jets plus Missing Transverse Energy Final States at the Tevatron using the CDF Detector.
Enrique Palencia palencia@fnal.gov
Institution: Instituto de Fisica de Cantabria (CSIC-UC)
Advisor: Teresa Rodrigo
Graduation Date: March 2007
Title:Measurememt of the tt̄ Production Cross Section in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV Using Lepton Jets Events in the CDF Detector at Fermilab
Olga Norniella norniell@fnal.gov
Institution: IFAE - Barcelona
Advisor: Mario Martinez
Graduation Date: March 2007
Title:Inclusive Jet Production Studies at the Tevatron using the CDF Detector
Brian Mohr mohr@fnal.gov
Institution: University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Advisor: Jay Hauser
Graduation Date: April 2007
Title:A Precise Measurement of the Top Quark Mass
Vivek Tiwari vtiwari@cmu.edu
Institution: Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Advisor: Manfred Paulini
Graduation Date: May 2007
Title:Measurement of the Bss Oscillation Frequency Using Semileptonic Decays
Roman Lysak lysak@fnal.gov
Institution: Institute of Experimental Physics Slovak Academy of Sciences, Kosice, Slovakia
Advisor: Jaroslav Antos
Graduation Date: June 2007
Title:Top Quark Mass Measurement in Dilepton Channel
Michele Giunta giunta@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Siena
Advisor: Giorgio Bellettini
Graduation Date: June 2007
Title:Precision Measurement of the Top Quark Mass at CDF
Corrinne Mills cmills@physics.harvard.edu
Institution: The University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
Advisor: Joseph R. Incandela
Graduation Date: June 2007
Title:A Measurement of the Top Pair Production Cross-Section in the Dilepton Channel using Lepton plus Track Selection
Jennifer Pursley jpursley@fnal.gov
Institution: The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Advisor: Petar Maksimovic
Graduation Date: June 2007
Title:Discovery and Measurement of Excited B Hadrons at the Collider Detector at Fermilab
Adam Liddle Scott
Institution: University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
Graduation Date: June 2007
Title: Search for New Physics Coupling to the Z Boson
Sara-Madge Wynne smwynne@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Liverpool, UK
Advisor: Mike Houlden
Graduation Date: June 2007
Title:Search for Randall-Sundrum Gravitons in 1.2 fb-1 of Run II High Mass Diphoton Data at CDF
Alberto Belloni alberto.belloni@cern.ch
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Advisor: Christoph PAUS
Graduation Date: July 2007
Title:Observation of B0s-B̄0s Oscillations and the Development and Application of Same-Side-Kaon Flavor Tagging
Philipp Mack
Institution: Universitat Karlsruhe
Graduation Date: July 2007
Title: Kalibrierung Neuer 'Flavor Tagging' Algorithmen Mittels Bs-Oszillationen
Daniel Joesph Sherman
Institution: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Graduation Date: August 2007
Title: Measurement of the Top Quark Pair Production Cross Section with 1.12 fb-1, of pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Peter Wagner wagnp@fnal.gov
Institution: Texas A&M University
Advisor: David Toback
Graduation Date: August 2007
Title:Search for Heavy, Long-Lived Particles that Decay to Photons in pp̄ Collisions at √ = 1.96 TeV
Jonathan Efron efron@mps.ohio-state.edu
Institution: The Ohio State University, Columbus
Advisor: Brian Winer
Graduation Date: August 2007
Title:Search for Standard Model Higgs Boson in the ZH → l+ l- bb̄ Channel at CDF Run II
Viktor Veszpremi veszpv@cern.ch
Institution: Purdue University, West-Lafayette, IN
Advisor: Daniela Bortoletto
Graduation Date: August 2007
Title:Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at a Center-of-Mass Energy of 1.96 TeV
Jeffrey Miles jmiles@alum.mit.edu
Institution: MIT
Advisor: Christoph Paus
Graduation Date: September 2007
Title:Observation of B0s-B̄0s Oscillations Using Partially Reconstructed Hadronic Bs Decays
Stanley T. Lai stan.lai@cern.ch
Institution: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Advisor: Pekka K. Sinervo
Graduation Date: September 2007
Title:Search for Standard Model Higgs Boson Produced in Association With a Top-AntiTop Quark Pair in 1.96 TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Jared Yamaoka yamaoka@fnal.gov
Institution: Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA
Advisor: Sunil Somalwar
Graduation Date: October 2007
Title:Measurement of the Relative Fraction of tt̄ Events Produced via Gluon-Fusion in pp̄ Collision at √s = 1.96 TeV at CDF.
Svenja Richter richter@fnal.gov
Institution: Karlsruhe U., EKP
Advisor: Michael Feindt, Wolfgang Wagner
Graduation Date: November 2007
Title:Search for Electroweak Single Top-Quark Production with the CDF II Experiment
Michael Milnik
Institution: Karlsruhe U., EKP
Advisor: Michael Feindt
Graduation Date: November 2007
Title:Measurement of the Lifetime Difference and CP-Violating Phase in Bs → J/ψφ Decays
Christopher Marino cmarino@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Advisor: Kevin Pitts
Graduation Date: December 2007
Title:Measurement of the CP Asymmetry in Semimuonic B Decays Produced in pp̄ Collisions at s**(1/2) = 1.96
Zeynep Gunay Unalan gunay@fnal.gov
Institution: Michigan State University, MI
Advisor: Kirsten Tollefson
Graduation Date: December 2007
Title:Measurement of the Top Quark's Charge
Johannes Muelmenstaedt
Institution: University of California, Berkeley, CA
Advisor: Marjorie Shapiro
Graduation Date: December 2007
Title:First Observation of the Decay Bs → Ds K and Measurement of Br(Bs → Ds K)/Br(Bs→Dsπ)
Michael Joseph Morello michael.morello@pi.infn.it
Institution: Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
Advisor: Giovanni Punzi
Graduation Date: December 2007
Title:Measurements of CP Asymmetries and Branching Fractions of Two-Body Charmless Decays of B0 and B0s Mesons
John Freeman jcfree@fnal.gov
Institution: University of California, Berkeley, CA
Advisor: Jim Siegrist
Graduation Date: December 2007
Title:A Measurement of the Top Quark Mass in 1.96 TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions Using a Novel Matrix Element Method

2008

Sarah Rebecca Budd
Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Graduation Date: 2008
Title: Search for Single Top Quark Production with the CDF Run II Detector Using a Multivariate Likelihood Method
Paolo Mastrandrea
Institution: Universita degli Studi di Siena
Graduation Date: 2008
Title: Study of the Heavy Flavour Fractions in Z+Jets Events from pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV with the CDF II Detector at the Tevatron Collider
Nicola Pounder
Institution: Wolfson College, Oxford
Graduation Date: 2008
Title: Measurement of the B0s Lifetime in B0s → K+K- Decays
Giuseppe Salamanna
Institution: University of Roma "La Sapienza"
Graduation Date: 2008
Title: First Observation of Bs Mixing at the CDF II Experiment with a Newly Developed Opposite Side b-Flavour Tagging Algorithm Using Kaons
Anna Sfyrla
Institution: Universite de Geneve
Graduation Date: 2008
Title: Search for WW and WZ Production in Lepton, Neutrino Plus Jets Final States at CDF Run II and Silicon Module Production and Detector Control System for the ATLAS SemiConductor Tracker
Jianrong Deng jianrong.deng@cern.ch
Institution: Duke University
Advisor: Alfred Goshaw
Graduation Date: February 2008
Title: Measurement of Z + γ Production and Search for Anomalous Triple Gauge Couplings in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Ai Nagano
Institution: University of Tsukuba
Graduation Date: February 2008
Title: Measurement of W+ Photon Production in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at 1.96 TeV
Gabriele Compostella
Institution: University of Padova/University of Trento
Graduation Date: March 2008
Title: Measurement of the tt̄ Production Cross Section in the ∉T + Jets Channel at CDF
Tuula Maki tmaki@fnal.gov
Institution: Helsinki Institute of Physics and Helsinki University of Technology, Helsinki, Finland
Advisor: Risto Orava
Graduation Date: March 2008
Title:Top-Quark Mass Measurement
Tatsuya Masubuchi tatsuya@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Advisor: Shinhong Kim
Graduation Date: March 2008
Title:Search for Higgs Boson Production in Association with a W Boson in 1.96-TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Taichi Kubo taichi@fnal.gov
Institution: Tsukuba University
Advisor: Shinhong Kim
Graduation Date: March 2008
Title:Measurement of the Top Quark Mass by Dynamical Likelihood Method using the Lepton Jets Events
Junji Naganoma junji@fnal.gov
Institution: Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
Advisor: Kunitaka Kondo
Graduation Date: March 2008
Title:Study on the Top Quark Pair Production Mechanism in 1.96 TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Georgios Choudalakis
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Graduation Date: April 2008
Title: Model Independent Search for New Physics at the Tevatron
Cristobal Cuenca Almenar ccuenca@fnal.gov
Institution: U Valencia & IFIC (in association with UC Davis)
Advisor: Victoria Castillo, John Conway, Juan Valls Ferrer
Graduation Date: April 2008
Title:Search for the Neutral MSSM Higgs Bosons in the ττ Decay Channels at CDF Run II
Oriol Salto Bauza
Institution: Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Graduation Date: April 2008
Title: Measurement of Inclusive Jet Cross Sections in Z/γ*(→e+e-) + Jets Production in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV with the CDF Detector
Vadim Khotilovich khotilovich@tamu.edu
Institution: Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA
Advisor: Teruki Kamon, Alexei Safonov
Graduation Date: May 2008
Title:Search for Pair Production of Scalar Top Quarks Decaying to a tau Lepton and a b Quark in 1.96-TeV pp̄ Collisions
Ulysses Allen Grundler grundler@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Advisor: Tony Liss
Graduation Date: May 2008
Title:A Measurement of the tt̄ Production Cross Section in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV using Soft Muon Tagging
Philippe Roy royp@hep.physics.mcgill.ca
Institution: McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
Advisor: Andreas Warburton
Graduation Date: May 2008
Title:Relative Transverse Momentum Distributions of Bottom Hadrons in 1.96 TeV Proton-AntiProton Collisions
Jahred Adelman jahred@cdf.uchicago.edu
Institution: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Advisor: Melvyn Shochet
Graduation Date: May 2008
Title:Measurement of the Top Quark Mass at CDF using the Template Method in the Lepton+Jets Channel
Kwangzoo Chung kchung@fnal.gov
Institution: Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Advisor: James Russ
Graduation Date: May 2008
Title:Hadronic Production of ψ(2S) Cross Section and Polarization
Peter Joseph Dong dong@physics.ucla.edu
Institution: University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Advisor: Rainer Wallny
Graduation Date: June 2008
Title:Measurement of Electroweak Single Top Quark Production in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at 1.96 TeV
Bo-Young Han byhan@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Rochester
Advisor: Kevin McFarland
Graduation Date: June 2008
Title:Measurement of the W Boson Production Charge Asymmetry in pp̄ Collisions
Shabnaz Pashapour Alamdari shabnaz.pashapour@cern.ch
Institution: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Advisor: Professor Pekka K. Sinervo
Graduation Date: June 2008
Title:First Measurement of σ(gg → tt̄)/σ(pp̄ → tt̄)
Gian Piero di Giovanni digiovan@fnal.gov
Institution: LPNHE, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie/CNRS-IN2P3, Paris, France
Advisor: Aurore Savoy-Navarro
Graduation Date: June 2008
Title:Mixing and CP Violation in the Bs0 meson sector
Shih-Chieh Hsu schsu@cern.ch
Institution: University of California, San Diego, CA
Advisor: Frank Wuerthwein
Graduation Date: June 2008
Title:A Study of the Standard Model Higgs, WW and ZZ Production in Dilepton Plus Missing Transverse Energy Final State at CDF Run II.
Guido Volpi volpig@fnal.gov
Institution: Univ. Siena and INFN Pisa, Italy
Advisor: Prof. Giovanni Punzi
Graduation Date: July 2008
Title:Rare Decays of B Mesons and Baryons at the Tevatron and the LHC
Brandon Parks parksb@mps.ohio-state.edu
Institution: The Ohio State University
Advisor: Brian Winer
Graduation Date: July 2008
Title:Search for the Higgs Boson in the ZH → ννbb̄ Channel at CDF Run II
Dominik Horn
Institution: Karlsruhe University
Graduation Date: August 2008
Title: Measurement of the Branching Fractions of B→Ds(*)+Ds(*)- Meson Decays at CDF II
Troy William Vine
Institution: University College London
Graduation Date: August 2008
Title: A Direct Measurement of the W Decay Width
Jonathan Reid Mumford
Institution: The John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Graduation Date: September 2008
Title: Measurement of the Λb0 Lifetime in Λb0 → Λc+Π- Decays at the Collider Detector at Fermilab
Julian Glatzer jglatzer@physics.rutgers.edu
Institution: Rutgers University
Advisor: Sunil Somalwar
Graduation Date: October 2008
Title:Probing mSUGRA with a Search for Chargino-Neutralino Production using Trileptons
Alice Patricia Bridgeman abulenci@uiuc.edu
Institution: University of Illinois
Advisor: Tony Liss
Graduation Date: October 2008
Title:Measurement of the tt̄ Quark Pair Differential Cross Section with Respect to the Invariant Mass of the Pair in pp̄ Collisions at √ = 1.96 TeV
John Paul Chou johnpaul@fnal.gov
Institution: Harvard University
Advisor: Melissa Franklin
Graduation Date: October 2008
Title: tt̄ Production Cross Section Measurement using Soft Electron Tagging in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Sourabh Dube
Institution: Rutgers University
Graduation Date: October 2008
Title: Search for Supersymmetry at the Tevatron Using the Trilepton Signature
Yanjun Tu yanjuntu@physics.ucsd.edu>
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Advisor: Nigel Lockyer, Pavel Murat
Graduation Date: October 2008
Title: Search for High-Mass Resonances Decaying into Lepton of Different Flavor (eμ, eτ , μτ) in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Jiyeon Han jyhan@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Advisor: Arie Bodek, Willis Sakumoto
Graduation Date: November 2008
Title:The differential Cross Section Distribution of Drell-Yan Dielectron Pairs in the Z Boson Mass Region
Wojciech T. Fedorko
Institution: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Graduation Date: December 2008
Title: Measurement of the Top Quark Mass Simultaneously in Dilepton and Lepton + Jets Decay Channels
Chunlei Liu chl56@pitt.edu
Institution: University of Pittsburgh, PIttsburgh, PA, USA
Advisor: Joseph Boudreau
Graduation Date: December 2008
Title:Search for CP Violation in B0s to J/ψφ
Antonio Boveia boveia@fnal.gov
Institution: University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
Advisor: David Stuart
Graduation Date: December 2008
Title:A Search for Resonant Z Pair Production
J. Clark Cully clarkcully@gmail.com
Institution: University of Michigan
Advisor: Dan Amidei
Graduation Date: December 2008
Title:Search for W'→ tb̄ in pp̄ Collisions of √s = 1.96 TeV
Dean Andrew Hidas dhidas@fnal.gov
Institution: Duke University, Durham, NC
Advisor: Mark Kruse
Graduation Date: December 2008
Title:Search for Standard Model Higgs Bosons Decaying to W-Boson Pairs in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Mark Hartz mah17@pitt.edu
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Advisor: Paul Shepard
Graduation Date: December 2008
Title:Measurement of the Bc Meson Lifetime using Bc → J/ψ + lepton + X Decays

2009

Jennifer Lindsay Gimmel
Institution: University of Rochester
Graduation Date: 2009
Title: Search for the Flavor Changing Neutral Current Decay t → Zq at √s = 1.96 TeV
Jason Slaunwhite
Institution: The Ohio State University
Advisor: Richard Hughes
Graduation Date: January 2009
Title: Search for a Higgs Boson Produced in Association with a W Boson at CDF Run II
Koji Nakamura
Institution: University of Tsukuba
Graduation Date: February 2009
Title: Measurement of the Single Top Quark Production Cross Section in 1.96-TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Sneha Malde malde@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Oxford
Advisor: Farrukh Azfar
Graduation Date: March 2009
Title:Simulation Free Measurement of the B+ Lifetime Using B+ → D̄0̄π+ Decays Selected Using Displaced Tracks
Geum-Bong Yu gbyu@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Rochester
Advisor: Arie Bodek
Graduation Date: April 2009
Title:Search for Charged Higgs Bosons in Decays of Top Quarks in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Artur Apresyan aapresya@physics.purdue.edu
Institution: Purdue University
Advisor: Daniela Bortoletto
Graduation Date: April 2009
Title:Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson in the Missing Transverse Energy and B-jet Signature in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at a Center of Mass Energy of 1.96 TeV
Khaldoun Makhoul khaled@mit.edu
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Advisor: Christoph Paus
Graduation Date: April 2009
Title:CP Violation in Flavor-Tagged Bs to J/ψφ Decays
Carolina Deluca Silbergerg cdeluca@fnal.gov
Institution: IFAE - Barcelona
Advisor: Mario Martinez-Perez, Sebastian Grinstein
Graduation Date: June 2009
Title:Measurement of the Inclusive Isolated Prompt Photon Production Cross Section at the Tevatron using the CDF Detector
Antonios Papaikonomou
Institution: Universitat Karlsruhe
Graduation Date: June 2009
Title: Search for Single Top-Quark Production via Flavor-Changing Neutral Currents with the CDF II Experiment
Alexander Paramonov alexander.paramonov@cern.ch
Institution: The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Advisor: Henry J. Frisch
Graduation Date: June 2009
Title:A Limit on the Branching Ratio of the Flavor-Changing Top Quark Decay t → Zc.
Jan Luck
Institution: Universitat Karsruhe
Graduation Date: July 2009
Title: Entdeckung Elektroschwacher Produktion Einzelner Top_Quark Mit Dem CDF II Experiment
Sarah Malik smalik@hep.ucl.ac.uk
Institution: University College London
Advisor: Mark Lancaster
Graduation Date: September 2009
Title:Precision Measurement of the Mass and Width of the W Boson at CDF
Daniel MacQueen macqueen@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Toronto
Advisor: Bob Orr
Graduation Date: November 2009
Title: Search for New Physics in the Missing Transverse Energy + Dijet Channel at CDF
Paul Joseph Lujan pjlujan@lbl.gov
Institution: University of California, Berkeley, CA / LBNL
Advisor: Lina Galtieri, Jim Siegrist
Graduation Date: December 2009
Title:Precision Measurement of the Top Quark Mass Using a Matrix Element Method with Quasi-Monte Carlo Integration

2010

Viviana Cavaliere
Institution: University of Siena
Graduation Date: 2010
Title: Measurement of WW + WZ Production Cross Section and Study of the Dijet Mass Spectrum in the lν + Jets Final State at CDF
William Johnson
Institution: University of California, Davis, CA
Graduation Date: 2010
Title: Search for Pair Production of Supersymmetric Top Quarks in Dilepton Events at the Tevatron
Shalhout Z. Shalhout
Institution: Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Graduation Date: 2010
Title: A Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson in the Process ZH → l+l-bb̄ in 4.1fb-1 of CDF II Data
Jason Galyardt galyardt@fnal.gov
Institution: Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Advisor: James Russ
Graduation Date: January 2010
Title:Correlations in Bottom Quark Pair Production at the Fermilab TeVatron
Jacob Linacre linacre@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Oxford
Advisor: Peter Renton
Graduation Date: January 2010
Title:A Top Quark Mass Measurement using a Matrix Element Method
Andreas Schmidt
Institution: Universitat Karlsruhe
Graduation Date: January 2010
Title: B Flavour Tagging with Artificial Neural Networks for the CDF II Experiment
Simone Pagan Griso pagan@fnal.gov
Institution: INFN and University of Padova
Advisor: Donatella Lucchesi
Graduation Date: March 2010
Title:Searches for a High-Mass Higgs Boson Produced in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Miguel Vidal Marono vidal@fnal.gov
Institution: CIEMAT, Madrid, Spain
Advisor: Oscar Gonzalez
Graduation Date: March 2010
Title:Search for Third Generation Squarks in the Missing Transverse Energy plus Jet Sample at CDF Run II
Yoshikazu Nagai nagai@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Tsukuba, Japan
Advisor: Shinhong Kim
Graduation Date: March 2010
Title:Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson in the WH → lνb̄b Channel in 1.96-TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Martina Hurwitz hurwitz@hep.uchicago.edu
Institution: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Advisor: James Pilcher and Florencia Canelli
Graduation Date: March 2010
Title:Measurement of the WW + WZ Production Cross Section in a Semilepton Decay Mode at CDF
Mark J. Mathis mmathis@fnal.gov
Institution: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Advisor: Petar Maksimovic
Graduation Date: April 2010
Title:Simultaneous Heavy Flavor Fractions and Top Cross Section Measurement at the Collider Detector at Fermilab
Bruno Casal Larana casal@fnal.gov
Institution: Instituto de Fsica de Cantabria
Advisor: Alberto Ruiz-Jimeno
Graduation Date: April 2010
Title:Measurement of the Electroweak Single Top Quark Production Cross Section and the CKM Matrix Element Vtb at CDF Run II
Barbara Alvarez Gonzalez balvarez@fnal.gov
Institution: Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
Advisor: Francisco Javier Cuevas Maestro and Rocio Vilar Cobiarte
Graduation Date: May 2010
Title:Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson Associated with a W Boson Using Matrix Element Technique in the CDF Detector at the Tevatron
Justin Keung keungj@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Advisor: Evelyn Thomson
Graduation Date: May 2010
Title:Search for the Production of the Standard Model Z Boson in Association with W Boson in Proton Anti-Proton Collisions at 1.96 TeV Center of Mass Energy
Eun Sin Lee
Institution: Texas A&M University
Graduation Date: May 2010
Title: Search for Supersymmetry Using Diphoton Events in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at a Center of Mass Energy of 1.96 TeV
Elisa Pueschel epuesche@andrew.cmu.edu
Institution: Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Advisor: Manfred Paulini
Graduation Date: May 2010
Title:Measurement of the CP Violating Phase sin(2βs) using Bs → J/ψ φ Decays at CDF
Jason Nett jnett@wisc.edu
Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Advisor: Matthew Herndon
Graduation Date: June 2010
Title:The Search for VH → VWW Standard Model Higgs Production in the Trilepton Signature with 5.9fb-1 of Data from p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
David John Mietlicki dmietl@umich.edu
Institution: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Advisor: Dante Amidei
Graduation Date: July 2010
Title:Measurement of t̄t Helicity Fractions and Spin Correlation in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Gianluca De Lorenzo gdl@fnal.gov
Institution: IFAE, Barcelona, Spain
Advisor: Mario Martinez
Graduation Date: July 2010
Title:Search for the Production of Gluinos and Squarks with the CDF II Experiment at the Tevatron Collider.
Benjamin Whitehouse bwhite@fnal.gov
Institution: Tufts University
Advisor: Krzysztof Sliwa
Graduation Date: August 2010
Title: Measurement of the t̄t Cross Section at the Run II Tevatron using Support Vector Machines
Glenn Loyd Strycker strycker@umich.edu
Institution: University of Michigan
Advisor: Dante Amidei
Graduation Date: September 2010
Title:Measurement of the Inclusive Forward-Backward t̄t Production Asymmetry and its Rapidity Dependence dAfb/d(Δ y)
Matthew Frederick Hare hare@bu.edu
Institution: Tufts University
Advisor: Krzysztof Sliwa
Graduation Date: October 2010
Title: Measurement of the Top Quark Mass in the Dilpeton Channel using the Dalitz-Goldstein Method

2011

Andrew Peter Eppig
Institution: University of Michigan
Graduation Date: 2011
Title: Forward-Backward Asymmetry at High Mass in tt̄ Production in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Manuel Mussini
Institution: University of Bologna
Graduation Date: 2011
Title: Measurement of Low-PT D0 Meson Production Cross Section at CDF II
Justin Robert Pilot
Institution: Ohio State University
Graduation Date: November 2011
Title: Search for the Higgs Boson in the ZH → μ+μ-bb̄ Channel at CDF Using Novel Multivariate Techniques
Dominik Horn
Institution: Karlsruhe University
Graduation Date: November 2011
Title:
Maria d'Errico
Institution: University of Padova
Graduation Date: November 2011
Title: Search for a High-Mass Higgs Boson Produced in Proton Anti-Proton Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV with an Hadronic t in the Final State
Tatiana Isabel Rodriguez
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Graduation Date: 2011
Title: Measurement of the Standard Model ZZ Cross-Section in the ZZ → llll Channel
James Thome
Institution: Carnegie Mellon University
Graduation Date: September 2011
Title: A Measurement of Helicity-Frame Spin Alignment of Promptly Produced Y(nS) Mesons in pp Collisions at 1.96 TeV /
Gregory Andrew Thompson
Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Graduation Date: 2011
Title: Measurement of Direct CP Asymmetry in B± → J/φK± Decays Produced in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Pierluigi Totaro
Institution: University of Trieste
Graduation Date: 2011
Title: Search for a Standard Model Higgs Boson in the ττ Decay Channel Produced in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV at Tevatron
Claudia Seitz clseitz@physics.rutgers.edu
Institution: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ
Advisor: Eva Halkiadakis
Graduation Date: January 2011
Title:Search for Hadronic Resonances in Multijet Final States with the CDF Detector
Louise Oakes loakes@fnal.gov
Institution: University of Oxford, UK
Advisor: Farrukh Azfar
Graduation Date: January 2011
Title:Measurement of the CP Violating Phase &betaq;s in Bs → J/ψ φ Decays
Benjamin Auerbach
Institution: Yale University
Graduation Date: February 2011
Title: Study of pp̄ Collisions that Contain Leptons, a Photon and a b-Quark Using the CDF II Detector
Chang-Seong Moon csmoon@fnal.gov
Institution: Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Advisor: Soo-Bong Kim
Graduation Date: February 2011
Title:Measurement of the Top Pair Production Cross Section and the W Boson Polarization in Top Dilepton Decay in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Daniel Beecher beecher@hep.ucl.ac.uk
Institution: University College London
Advisor: Mark Lancaster
Graduation Date: February 2011
Title:PDF and QCD Effects in the Precision Measurement of the W Boson Mass at CDF
Constantino Calancha Paredes calancha@fnal.gov
Institution: CIEMAT, Madrid (SPAIN)
Advisor: Juan Pablo Fernandez
Graduation Date: February 2011
Title:Study of the Production of the Σb with the CDF Detector at the Tevatron
Shawn Kwang skwang@fnal.gov
Institution: Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Advisor: Mel Shochet
Graduation Date: March 2011
Title:Search for Heavy Metastable Particles Decaying to Quark Pairs at CDF
Roberto Martinez-Ballarin rmartinez@essbilbao.org
Institution: Avda. Complutense, 22 - 28040 Madrid, Madrid, SPAIN
Advisor: Oscar Gonzalez, Ignacio Redondo
Graduation Date: April 2011
Title: Evidence of Dopant Type-Inversion and Other Radiation Damage Effects of the CDF Silicon Detectors
Mohammad Hussein
Institution: Michigan State University
Graduation Date: May 2011
Title: Top Quark Pair in Association with an Extra Jet: Phenomenological Analysis at the Tevatron
Martin J. Frank mfrank@fnal.gov
Institution: Baylor University, Waco, TX
Advisor: Prof. Jay R. Dittmann
Graduation Date: May 2011
Title:A Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson Produced in Association with a W Boson
Samantha K. Hewamanage
Institution: Baylor University
Graduation Date: May 2011
Title: Search for Anomalous Production of Photon + Jets+ Missing Transverse Energy in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV Using the CDF II Detector
Adrian Buzatu
Institution: McGill University, Montreal
Graduation Date: August 2011
Title: Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson Produced in Association with a W Boson in the Isolated-Track Charged-Lepton Channel Using the Collider Detector at Fermilab
Robert Forrest rforrest@physics.ucdavis.edu
Institution: University of California, Davis, CA
Advisor: Maxwell Chertok
Graduation Date: August 2011
Title:Search for Supersymmetry in the Dilepton Final State with Taus at CDF Run II
Pavol Bartos bartos.palik@gmail.com
Institution: Comenius University
Advisor: Stanislav Tokar
Graduation Date: September 2011
Title:Study of the Top Quark Electric Charge at the CDF Experiment
Daryl Hare dhare@physics.rutgers.edu
Institution: Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ
Advisor: Eva Halkiadakis
Graduation Date: October 2011
Title:Measurements of the Top Anti-Top Production Cross Section and Top Quark Mass in the Hadronically Decaying Τ Jets Decay Channel at CDF
Felix Wick
Institution: Universitat Karlsruhe
Graduation Date: October 2011
Title: Charmed Baryon Spectroscopy and Search for CP Violation in D0 → K0sπ+π- at CDF
Andrey Lvovich Elagin
Institution: Texas A & M University
Graduation Date: December 2011
Title: Search for the Higgs Boson Decaying to Two Τ Leptons in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at a Center of Mass Energy of 1.96 TeV
Elisabetta Pianori
Institution: University of Pennslyvania
Graduation Date: December 2011
Title: Search for the Higgs Boson Produced in Association with W+/- Boson, in WH → taunubb- Final State, in Proton Anti-Proton Collisions at 1.96 TeV Center of Mass Energy
Karolos Potamianos
Institution: Purdue University
Graduation Date: December 2011
Title: Search for the Higgs Boson and Rare Standard Model Processes in the ̷ET +B-Jets Signature at the Collider Detector at Fermilab

2012

Jonathan S. Wilson
Institution: Ohio State University
Graduation Date: 2012
Title: A Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson Produced in Association with Top Quarks
Atsunari Hamaguchi
Institution: Osaka City University
Graduation Date: January 2012
Title: Search for Fermiophobic Higgs using the 3γ+X Final State in 1.96-TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions
Angelo Di Canto
Institution: University of Pisa
Graduation Date: April 2012
Title: Measurement of the W Plus N Inclusive Jets Cross-Section at CDF Run II
Dale Stentz
Institution: Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Graduation Date: March 2012
Title: Measurement of the W Plus N Inclusive Jets Cross-Section at CDF Run II
Benjamin P. Carls
Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Graduation Date: 2012
Title: A Search for the Higgs Boson in H → WW → lνlν with 8.2 fb-1
Niharika Ranjan Singh nranjan@purdue.edu
Institution: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Advisor: Matthew Jones
Graduation Date: April 2012
Title:A Study of Quark Fragmentation Using Kaons Produced in Association with Prompt Ds /D Mesons
Sarah E. Lockwitz
Institution: Yale University
Graduation Date: May 2012
Title: A Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson in CDF II Data
Karen Bland Karen_Bland@baylor.edu
Institution: Baylor University, Waco, TX
Advisor: Jay Dittmann
Graduation Date: July 2012
Title:A Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson in the Diphoton Final State in p̄p Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV Using the CDF II Detector
Marcelo A. Vogel
Institution: University of New Mexico
Graduation Date: May 2012
Title: Search for Physics Beyond the Standard Model in the Trilepton Signature in p̄-p Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV with CDF II
Jian Tang
Institution: University of Chicago
Graduation Date: May 2012
Title: Measurements of the Top-Quark Decay Width and Mass at CDF Using the Template Method
Yu Zeng
Institution: Duke University
Graduation Date: June 2012
Title: An Improved W Boson Mass Measurement Using the Collider Detector at Fermilab
Thomas Riddick
Institution: University College London
Graduation Date: June 2012
Title: Modeling Energy Loss Mechanisms and a Determination of the Electron Energy Scale for the CDF Run II W Mass Measurement
Jonathan Abraham Asaadi
Institution: Texas A&M University
Graduation Date: August 2012
Title: Search for New Physics in the Exclusive Delayed Gamma + Missing Transverse Energy Channel in pp̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TEV
Matteo Corbo
Institution: University of Paris
Graduation Date: September 2012
Title: Top Pair production in the Dilepton Decay Channel with a Tau Lepton
Adam Jude Aurisano
Institution: Texas A&M University
Graduation Date: December 2012
Title: Search for New Physics in the Exclusive Delayed Gamma + E̷T Final State in p p̄ Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Wesley Ketchum
Institution: University of Chicago
Graduation Date: December 2012
Title: Search for ZW/ZZ → l+l- + Jets Production in pp̄ Collisions at CDF
Zhenbin (Ben) Wu
Institution: Baylor University
Graduation Date: December 2012
Title: Measurement of the Single Top Quark Cross Section in the Lepton Plus Jets Final State in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at a Center of Mass Energy of 1.96 TeV Using the CDF II Detector

2013

Hao Song
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Graduation Date: 2013
Title: Measurement of the Bc Meson Lifetime Using Bc→J/ψπ Decays
Federico Sforza
Institution: University of Pisa
Graduation Date: February 2013
Title: Evidence for Diboson Production in the Lepton Plus Heavy Flavor Jets Final State at CDF
Matteo Bauce
Institution: University of Padova
Graduation Date: April 2013
Title: Study of the ZZ Diboson Production at CDF II
Erik Brucken
Institution: University of Helsinki
Graduation Date: May 2013
Title: Observation of Central Exclusive Diphoton Production at the Tevatron
Qiuguang Liu
Institution: Purdue University
Graduation Date: May 2013
Title: A Search for the Higgs Boson and a Search for Dark-Matter Particle with Jets and Missing Transverse Energy at Collider Detector at Fermilab
Sabato Leo
Institution: University of Pisa
Graduation Date: September 2013
Title: Measurement of CP Violation in Bs → J/ψφ Decays Using the Full CDF Data Set
Timothy Harrington-Taber
Institution: University of Iowa
Graduation Date: October 2013
Title: Heavy Flavor Decay of Zgamma at CDF
Marco Trovato
Institution: Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa
Graduation Date: December 2013
Title: Search for WZ/ZZ Production in the Lepton(s) + MET + Jets Channel with the CDF Experiment at the Tevatron Collider

2014

Prabhakar Palni
Institution: University of New Mexico
Graduation Date: May 2014
Title: Evidence for the Heavy Baryon Resonance State Λb*0 Observed with the CDF II Detector, and Studies of New Particle Tracking Technologies Using the LANSCE Proton Beam
Keith Matera
Institution: University of Illinois
Graduation Date: July 2014
Title: Vector+D* Production at the Tevatron
Hao Liu
Institution: University of Virginia
Graduation Date: August 2014
Title: Measurement of the s-channel Single Top Quark Cross Section at the CDF Experiment and Contributions to the Evidence of H→bb at the Tevatron
William Parker
Institution: University of Wisconsin Madison
Graduation Date: December 2014
Title: Search for the Higgs boson decaying to W+W- with associated jets and measurement of the W+W- production cross section and differential cross sections with jets in pp̄ collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV
Manuel Kambeitz
Institution: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Graduation Date: 2014
Title: Study of Orbitally Excited Bs Mesons and Evidence for a New Baryon Resonance with the CDF II Detector
Matteo Cremonesi
Institution: University of Oxford
Graduation Date: December 2014
Title: Observation of s-Channel Single Top Quark Production at the Tevatron

2015

Anna Driutti
Institution: University of Udine
Advisor: G. Pauletta
Graduation Date: July 2015
Title: Measurement of the W + jets differential cross-sections in proton-antiproton collisions at √s=1.96 TeV using the CDF II Detector
Ziqing Hong
Institution: Texas A&M University
Advisor: D. Toback
Graduation Date: December 2015
Title: Forward-Backward Asymmetry of Top Quark Pair Production at the Fermilab Tevatron

2016

Alessandra Luca
Institution: University of Rome, Tor Vergata
Advisor: Giovanni Carboni, Ray Culbertson
Graduation Date: 2016
Title: Measurement of the Inclusive Isolated Prompt Photon Cross Section in pp̄ Collisions at √s=1.96 TeV, using the Full CDF Data Sample

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