Usha Mallik

Usha Mallik
Ph.D., City University of New York, 1978
503 VAN
Office Phone: 
(319) 335-0499
525 VAN
549 VAN
Lab Phone: 
(319) 335-3468
(319) 335-0116
Research Interests: 
Experimental elementary particle physics.
  • Physics immediately following the Big Bang
  • Physics projects at LHC (ATLAS experiment at CERN's Large Hadron Collider); Work on Silicon Pixel detector and its upgrade; Upgrade of Liquid Argon Electromagnetic Calorimeter
  • R&D on the Future Electron Positron Linear Collider (at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and CERN)
  • Students start with courses and initial research at Iowa, then move to a major lab to complete their thesis research
  • Students develop skills in fast electronics, real-time data processing, and software
  • Employment opportunities in academia, major labs, industry