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Graham W. Wilson

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Primary office:
6006A Malott Hall


Professional Background

2014-present: Professor, University of Kansas
2006-2014: Associate Professor, University of Kansas 
2001-2006: Assistant Professor, University of Kansas


1987: Ph.D., Physics, University of Lancaster, Lancaster, England
1982: B.S., Mathematics, Natural Philosophy, University Glasgow, Scotland


I conduct research in experimental high energy physics with collider experiments. Currently, my main focus is on the D0 experiment at the Fermilab Tevatron proton anti-proton collider working on the L1 and L2 Central Track Trigger. Much of my career has been with the OPAL experiment at LEP studying electroweak physics and searching for new phenomena with electron-positron collisions. I am also very much committed to realizing the International Linear Collider. I have worked extensively on developing the physics case, and am now participating in detector R&D for this machine.

Selected Publications

Selected Awards & Honors

  • 1996-2000: OPAL Trigger Coordinator
  • 1995: DESY Distinguished Research Award