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Samuel Penders

PAN 464 (lab)
PAN 450 (lab)
pende061 @ physics.umn.edu • https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam-penders/curriculum vitae

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I am a senior honors student pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in physics.

Summary of Interests
High Energy Physics

About My Work

I currently work as a Research Assistant for the Mu2e Experiment, which searches for physics beyond the standard model by attempting to detect direct muon-to-electron decay for the first time. My role is in research and development of Mu2e electron tracker components. In the past, I worked with the NOvA neutrino experiment group at the University of Minnesota on optimization of data analysis algorithms by using ROOT software.

After graduating from the University of Minnesota, I intend to pursue a Ph.D. in high energy physics.