Christopher Tunnell

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A data-intensive (astro) particle physicist who builds dark matter detectors. Part of Rice's Data Science Initiative and also Cosmology efforts. Particularly interested in detecting dark matter contained in our galactic halo using Earth-based detectors, particle physics techniques, and novel data science and machine learning techniques to measure these small signals.


2008 BS Physics, UT Austin

DPhil Partical Physics, University of Oxford


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