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John F. Beacom

John F. Beacom

John F. Beacom

College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Physics and of Astronomy, Henry L. Cox Professor of Physics and of Astronomy, and Director of the Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics (CCAPP)


(614) 247-8102

M2004 Physics Research Building

Areas of Expertise

  • Neutrinos
  • Dark Matter
  • High-Energy and Multi-Messenger Astronomy
  • Nuclear/Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology


  • Ph.D. Physics, University of Wisconsin, 1997
  • B.S. Physics and B.S. Mathematics, University of Kansas, 1991

Professional Work

Selected Awards:

Fellow, American Physical Society, 2014
American Physical Society Outstanding Referee, 2009
Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2009
Outstanding Teaching Award - Colleges of Arts and Sciences Student Council, 2008
NSF Career Award, 2005
Executive Committee, Division of Astrophysics APS, 2004