John F. Beacom

John F. Beacom

John F. Beacom

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


Physics Research Building, M2004
191 West Woodruff Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210

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Areas of Expertise

  • Neutrinos
  • Theoretical Nuclear/Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology


  • Ph.D. Physics, University of Wisconsin, 1997
  • B.S. Physics and B.S. Mathematics, University of Kansas, 1991
  • M.S. Physics, University of Wisconsin, 1992

Brief CV: Beacom_BriefCV.pdf


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