Jianming Qian

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Qian Jianming

Professor

Office Location(s): 349 West Hall
Lab: 2209 (763.7209)
Phone: 734.936.1033
qianj@umich.edu

  • Fields of Study
    • Elementary Particle Experiment
  • About

    Professor Qian focuses his current research on the ATLAS experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC). He led the ATLAS search of the Standard Model Higgs boson in one of its major decay modes and was a leading contributor to its subsequent discovery. His current physics interests include measurements of the properties of the newly discovered Higgs boson and searches for new physics beyond the Standard Model. For the latter, he is engaged in searches of experimental signatures expected from an extended Higgs sector as well as those from the production of dark matter particles at the LHC. Previously, Professor did his research with the DØ experiment at the Fermilab Tevatron proton-antiproton collider and with the L3 experiment at CERN’s Large Electron-Positron Collider.

    Selected Publications

    Evidence for the Spin-0 Nature of the Higgs Boson using ATLAS Data, (ATLAS Collaboration), Phys. Lett. B 726, 120-144 (2013).

    Measurements of Higgs Boson Production and Couplings in Diboson Final States with the ATLAS Detector at the LHC, (ATLAS Collaboration), Phys. Lett. B 726, 88-119 (2013).

    Observation of a New Particle in the Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson with the ATLAS Detector at the LHC, (ATLAS Collaboration), Phys. Lett. B 716, 1-29 (2012).

    Observation of the Doubly-strange Baryon Omega b, (DØ Collaboration), Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 232002 (2008).

    Direct Observation of the Strange b Xi b, (DØ Collaboration), Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 052001 (2007).

    A New Detector Technique Using Triangular Scintillating Strips to Achieve Precision Position Measurements for Minimum Ionizing Particles, (M. Adams et al.), Nucl. Instrum. and Methods A 378, 131 (1996).

    Observation of the Top Quark, (DØ Collaboration), Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 2632 (1995).

    A Determination of the Properties of the Neutral Intermediate Vector Boson Z, (L3 Collaboration), Phys. Lett. B 231, 509 (1989).

  • Education
    • University of Science and Technology of China B.S. 1985
    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ph.D. 1991.