Jim Napolitano

Jim Napolitano is a Temple University physics professor. He received his bachelor's degree in physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his doctorate in physics from Stanford University. He worked at Argonne National Laboratory and Jefferson Laboratory for the first ten years of his career, but has been a Physics professor at Rensselaer and Temple for more than 25 years. Professor Napolitano has taught courses ranging from beginning physics to advanced theoretical and experimental physics, as well as graduate quantum mechanics. He has published numerous papers in the Physical Review, Physical Review Letters, and other journals in the field of experimental nuclear physics.

He and his coworkers on the Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment shared the Fundamental Physics Breakthrough Award in 2016. In 2011, he was named a Fellow of the American Physical Society in the Division of Nuclear Physics, and he is a member of the Physical Review C Editorial Board. He also serves on or heads various review panels in the field of Nuclear and High Energy Physics.

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