St. Mary's College of Maryland

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Christine DiMenna (2012), “Search for Fourth Generation Massive Leptons in Various Models with One or Two Extra Dimensions” (with Elliot Russell; mentor: Erin De Pree)

Chris is teaching high school physics and will obtain her Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT) in secondary education from Johns Hopkins University.

Ted Tao, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics

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Departments: Physics
Office: Schaefer 230
Email: ttao@smcm.edu

Education:

B.S. in Physics, University of California at Los Angeles
M.S., Ph.D. in Physics, University of California at Santa Barbara

Courses Taught:

  • First Year Seminar
  • Basic Physics Lab
  • Statistical Mechanics

Research Interests

Theoretical and computational astrophysics