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Serge Rudaz

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Visiting Professor, Université de Paris XI, Orsay, 1994-1995; Director of Undergraduate Studies, School of Physics, 2006-2007; Founding Director of the Honors Program and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, University of Minnesota, 2007-2016

Horace T. Morse Award for outstanding contributions to undergraduate education, 2012; George W. Taylor/ITAS Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2006; University of Minnesota IT Student Board, Best Instructor,1998;Elected Fellow, American Physical Society, 1995;University of Minnesota IT Student Board, Outstanding Instructor, 1992; Herzberg Medal, Canadian Association of Physicists, 1985; NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award, 1984-1991 Advisory Board, University of Minnesota Institute for Advanced Study, 2007-; Advisory Board, Seven Pines Institute, 2006- Principal Investigator, NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates site at the School of Physics, University of Minnesota 2003-2007; Organizing Committee, SUSY30, Minneapolis, October 2000;Organizing Committee, APS-Particles and Fields Meeting, Minneapolis, 1996;Consultant, Particle Data Group, 1986-1996;Governing Board, Lewes Center for Physics,1985-1988;Chairman,Sixth Workshop on Grand Unification, Minneapolis, 1985 Undergraduate Curriculum Committee;Graduate Curriculum Committee;Graduate Written Exam Committee (including 4 years as Chair); Student Scholarships and Awards Committee

Summary of Interests
Unified theories of elementary particle interactions and their phenomenology, applications to cosmology and astroparticle physics;

About My Work

Unified theories of elementary particle interactions and their phenomenology, applications to cosmology and astroparticle physics; supersymmetry; relativistic many-body physics, including phase transitions in quantum field theories at finite temperature and density; models of hadronic interactions; physics of topological defect formation in the early universe and in condensed systems.

Selected Publications

Editor,, SUSY 30, Proceedings of the International Symposium Celebrating 30 Years of Supersymmetry, (2000)

A. M. Srivastava and S. Varma, Probing the Flux Tube Network Produced in a Superconducting Phase Transition, International Journal of Theoretical Physics (1999)

G. Carter and P. Ellis, An Effective Lagrangian with Broken Scale and Chiral Symmetry II: Pion Phenomenology, Nuclear Physics (1996)

J. Ohnemus, T. Walsh and P. Zerwas, Single Leptoquark Production at Hadron Colliders, Physics Letters (1994)


Ph.D., Physics, Cornell University, 1979.
M.S., Physics, Cornell University, 1979.