Popp, James

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    DegreeInstitutionFieldDates
    PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Physics 1997 
    MS Northern Illinois University Physics 1987 
    BS University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Physics 1985 
    BS University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Mathematics 1985 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    InstitutionRankFieldDates
    York College CUNY Associate Professor Physics 08/2015 - Present 
    York College CUNY Assistant Professor Physics 08/2008 - 08/2015 
    Idaho State University Visiting Assistant Professor Physics 08/2005 - 08/2008 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


  4. Non Academic Experience


  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    RankDates
    Associate Professor 08/2015 - Present 
    Assistant Professor 08/2008 - 08/2015 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        M.L. Lopes, G. Ambrosio, M. Buehler, R. Coleman, D. Evbota, S. Feher, V.V. Kashikhin, M. Lamm, J. Miller, G. Moretti, R. Ostojic, T. Page, J. Popp, M. Tartaglia. "Tolerance Studies of the Mu2e Solenoid System." IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity. 24 (3) June 2014: 3800105.

        N. Andreev, G. Ambrosio, J. Brandt, R. Coleman, D. Evbota, V.V. Kashikhin, M. Lopes, J. Miller, T. Nicol, R. Ostojic, T. Page, T. Peterson, J. Popp, V. Pronskikh, Z. Tang, M. Tartaglia, M. Wake, R. Wands, R. Yamada. "Solenoid Magnet System for the Fermilab Mu2e Experiment." IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity. 22(3) June 2012: p.304.

        S. Pagava, V. Rusetski, E. B. Farfan, R. E. Dunker, J. L. Popp, M. Avtandilashvili. "Initial Investigation of 222Rn in the Tbilisi Urban Environment." Health Physics. 95 Dec 2008: 761 - 765.

        J.L.Popp, for the MECO Collaboration. "The MECO Experiment: a search for lepton flavor violation in muonic atoms.." Nucl. Inst. and Meth. in Phys. Res.. A 472 2001: 354 - 358.

        A.Ayala, G.Baym, and J.L.Popp. "The Quantum Mechanics of Particle Correlation Measurements in High-Energy Heavy-Ion Collisions." Nuclear Physics. A 660 1999: 101 - 117.

        H.Heiselberg, G.Baym, C.J.Pethick, and J.L.Popp. "Transport Coefficients of Relativistic Plasmas.." Nuclear Physics. A 544 1992: 569 - 572.

      2. Chapters in Books:
      3. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings

          J. L. Popp with The Mu2e Collaboration. "The Mu2e Collaboration: Proposal to Search for Muon-to-Electron Conversion with a Single Event Sensitivity below 10^-16." Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 10/10/08: .

          J. L. Popp. "MECO Production Target Development." American Institute of Physics, 5th International Workshop on Neutrino Factories & Superbeams. 721 2004: 321-324.

          H.Heiselberg, G.Baym, C.J.Pethick, J.L.Popp, and E.F.Staubo. "Transport Coefficients in Thermal QCD." Workshop on QCD Vacuum Structure and its Applications. 1993: 291 - 297.

        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "Beam Scanning: How do we optimize targeting?." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 6990 03/14/16: 10.

          K. Lynch and J. Pop. "Beam Targeting and Yield Scans: Corrected Apertures and Image Library." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 6618 01/21/16: 79.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "Beam Targeting: Final Focus Fringe Fields." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 6611 01/20/16: 8.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "Beam Targeting and Yield Scans: Updates with Latest Apertures and Beam." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 6519 01/11/16: 16.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "Beam Targeting and Yield Scans: Updates." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 6445 12/12/15: 12.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "Beam Targeting and Yield Scans." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 6412 12/07/15: 18.

          J. Popp. "Mu2e Tracker: Overview & Progress." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 5830 08/05/15: 13.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "Progress on Beam Scanning: Apertures, Kicks, and Yields." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 5814 07/23/15: 21.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "Upstream Focus Proton Distribution, Mu2e Targeting, part 2." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 5787 07/13/15: 20.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "Mu2e Proton Beam Studies: Target Scans, part 1." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 5706 06/22/15: 11.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "G4Beamline: RAL Target Model." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 5468 04/27/15: 14.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "QC Database Discussion." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 5336 03/30/15: 9.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "QC Database Update." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 5213 02/23/15: 22.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "Vacuum Leak Measurement Update." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 4492 09/02/14: 27.

          J. Popp, A. Mukherjee, K. Lynch, M. Blackman, S. Silva. "Preliminary T-Tracker HV-Breakdown Tests in Vacuum." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 4451 07/28/14: 9.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "Tests of Our Pirani Gauges with a Calibrated Ar Leak." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 4400 07/22/14: 32.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "Implementing a QC/QA Database for Tracker Construction." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 4339 07/01/15: 12.

          J.L.Popp, et al.. "Mu2e Technical Design Report." Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 4299 01/21/15: 888.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "The Effect of Beam Divergence on Stopped Muon Yield." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 4130 05/05/15: 6.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "Straw Vacuum Tests." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 4037 03/31/14: 5.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "How Can We Reliably Reduce Our Stopped Particle Rates?." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 3991 03/17/14: 10.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "Is G4Beamline Suitable for Energy Deposition Studies?." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 3990 03/13/14: 11.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "G4beamline Target Station Alignment Studies (Continued)." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 3804 01/31/14: 12.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "Radiation-cooled Tungsten Production Target: Stopped Muon Yield vs. Target Length." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 3752 01/15/14: 3.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "Radiation-cooled Tungsten Production Target: Stopping Muon Yield vs. Target Support Rod Radius." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 3751 01/15/14: 3.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "Mu2e Primary Target Alignment Studies." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 3702 01/06/14: 12.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "Vacuum Tests: PPG Straws Update." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 3621 11/26/13: 7.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "Stopped Muon Yield Variation with Transverse Beam Motions." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 3611 11/25/13: 2.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "Stopped Muon Yield with Production Target Transverse Offsets." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 3609 11/22/13: 1.

          K.R.Lynch and J.L.Popp. "Mu2e Muon Yield Sensitivity to Production Solenoid Inner Bore Radius." Mu2e Technical Report,Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 3226 08/07/13: 5.

          K.R.Lynch and J.L.Popp. "Radiation Cooled Tungsten Production Target: Stopped Muon Yield vs. Target Radius - 2-4 mm." Mu2e Technical Report,Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 3144 07/16/13: 4.

          K.R.Lynch and J.L.Popp. "The Impact of Target Station Parameters on Stopped Muon and Contaminant Yields." Mu2e Technical Report,Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 3081 07/10/2013: 13.

          K. Lynch and J. Popp. "Mu2e Protection Collimator Requirements." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 2897 01/12/16: 4.

          J.L. Popp. "Mu2e Target Station." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 1790 07/21/11: 30.

          J. Brandt, S. Feher, J. Popp. "Basis of Estimate – WBS 5.2.4 Vacuum System – External Components – PD & Final Design Phase." Mu2e Cost & Schedule. 1689 07/20/11: 9.

          J.L. Popp. "Preliminary Gas Permeation Test: Aluminized Mylar Film." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 1756 07/18/11: 8.

          J. Brandt, S. Feher, J. Popp. "Basis of Estimate – WBS 5.2.4 Vacuum System – External Components – CD Phase." Mu2e Cost & Schedule. 1688 07/20/11: 3.

          J. Brandt, S. Feher, J. Popp. "Basis of Estimate – WBS 5.2.4 Vacuum System – External Components – Implementation and Close-out." Mu2e Cost & Schedule. 1690 07/08/11: 9.

          J. Brandt, J.L. Popp. "Mu2e WBS 5.2 – Beamline Vacuum System." Mu2e Work Breakdown Structure. 1481 07/19/11: 50.

          J.L. Popp, et al.. "Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) 5 Muon Beamline." Mu2e Cost & Schedule. 1436 05/23/11: 65.

          V. Khalatian and J.L. Popp. "Comparison of Different Proton Target Types." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 1475 04/15/11: 9.

          J.L. Popp. "Mu2e Production Target Station Highlights." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 1420 03/12/11: 61.

          J.L. Popp. "Mu2e Pion Production Target: Nominal Heat Load." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 1402 03/10/11: 7.

          J.Popp et al.. "Solenoid Chapter for Mu2e Conceptual Design Report." Mu2e CDR. 1365 03/07/12: 99.

          J.L. Popp, et al.. "Conceptual Design Studies for the Mu2e Detector Solenoid." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 1328 01/24/11: 15.

          J.L. Popp, et al.. "Mu2e Accelerator Chapter: Mu2e Conceptual Design Report." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 1324 03/01/11: .

          R.Coleman, M. Lopes, J. Miller, J.L. Popp. "Mu2e Magnetic Field Specifications." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 1266 03/17/12: 19.

          J.L. Popp. "Mu2e Pion Production Target: Mu2e Directors Review." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 1227 12/06/10: 21.

          James L. Popp, Richard Colman, Vitaly Pronskikh. "Requirements for the Mu2e Production Solenoid Heat and Radiation Shield." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 1092 09/15/10: 15.

          J.L. Popp. "Mu2e Heat and Radiation Shield Information Doc." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 1036 08/11/10: 15.

          J.L. Popp and Eric Rivera. "Mu2e Heat and Radiation Shielding for Production Solenoid." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 1035 12/14/10: 22.

          J.L. Popp. "Mu2e Heat and Radiation Shielding for Production Solenoid." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 1032 08/05/10: 22.

          J.L. Popp,R. Coleman, V. Pronskihk. "Requirements for the Mu2e Production Solenoid Heat and Radiation Shield." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 1026 07/23/10: 3.

          R.Coleman, J.Popp, M.Syphers. "Mu2e Proton Beam Absorber Requirements." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 948 10/15/10: 6.

          J.Popp. "Requirements for the Mu2e Vacuum System." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 897 08/19/10: 3.

          J.Popp. "Mu2e Production Target Requirements." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 887 07/23/10: 5.

          J.Popp. "MECO Production Target Research Summary." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 985 06/30/10: 52.

          J.Popp. "Mu2e Pion Production Solenoid Projects." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 958 06/24/10: 18.

          J.Popp. "Mu2e Pion Production Solenoid System Projects." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 989 06/30/10: 20.

          J.Popp. "Mu2e Tracker-Helix Calorimeter Entry Point Correlation." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 827 03/29/10: 7.

          J.Popp. "Water-Cooled Pion Production Target Progress." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 796 03/09/10: 10.

          J.Popp. "Brief Look at Detector Solenoid Specs." Mu2e Collaboration,Fermilab, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 786 02/24/10: 7.

          J.Popp. "Production Target Progress." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 739 01/07/10: 28.

          J.Popp, Z.Tang, and R.Coleman. "Water-Cooled Pion Production Target for the Mu2e Experiment." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 793 02/09/10: 17.

          Z.Tang, R.Coleman, and J.Popp. "Radiation-Cooled Tungsten Target for Mu2e Experiment." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 711 11/03/09: 8.

          J.L.Popp. "Mu2e Production Target Status." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 694 10/08/09: 17.

          J.Popp and J.Stolte. "Thermal Stress Calculations in Water-Cooled Mu2e Pion Production Target." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 647 08/08/09: 36.

          J.L.Popp. "Simulation Package: Mu2e-GMC." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 646 08/07/09: 11.

          J.L.Popp. "MECO Production Target Design." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 526 04/14/09: 13.

          J.L.Popp with The Mu2e Collaboration. "Fermilab Physics Advisory Committee Meeting: Comments and Recommendations." Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 03/05/09: .

          J.L.Popp with the Mu2e Collaboration. "The Mu2e Experiment at Fermilab: Experimental Overview and Critical R&D Issues." Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. 01/15/09: .

          J.L.Popp with The Mu2e Collaboration. "The Mu2e Collaboration: Stage I Approval Letter." Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 420 11/21/08: 2.

          J.L.Popp with The Mu2e Collaboration. "Proposal to Search for Muon-to-Electron Conversion with a Single Event Sensitivity below 10^-16." Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 388 10/10/08: 218.

          J.L.Popp. "Mu2e Muon Beamline Proposal Outline." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 126 06/02/08: 15.

          J.L.Popp with The Mu2e Collaboration. "Letter of Intent: A Muon to Electron Conversion Experiment at Fermilab." Mu2e Technical Report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia IL, U.S. Department of Energy. 09/28/07: 44.

    3. Government Reports or Monographs
    4. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "Threat Detection Using a Modular Cosmic Ray Muon Tomography System" Nov. 30-Dec. 01, 2015: Air Force Office of Scientific Research: Plasma & Electro-Energetic Physics Portfolio Review, Arlington, VA.

    "Mu2e Tracker: Overview & Progress" Aug. 05, 2015: American Physical Society, Division of Particles and Fields Annual Meeting, Ann Arbor, MI.

    "The Mu2e Experiment at Fermilab" Mar. 04, 2013: High Energy Physics Seminar at SUNY Stony Brook.

  9. Patents

    None

  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

    Summer Faculty Internship, Visiting Faculty Program at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL;$18,000 + Living and Travel Expenses: June 1, 2015 - August 7, 2015.

    Visiting Scientist, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL; $116,212: September 1, 2009 - August 31, 2010.

    Visiting Scientist, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL; $129,654: September 1, 2010 - August 31, 2011.

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    PSC-CUNY 47 Research Award, A Robust Portable GEM Detector for Nuclear Threat Detection. July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017: $6,000..

    Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Contract Statement of Work for Mu2e Tracker Assembly, Testing, Quality Control at York College, City University of New York. Federal FY 2015: $12,900 + 15% contingency.

    PSC-CUNY 46 Research Award, Novel Electron Tracker for a Second-Generation Muon Conversion Experiment. July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016: $6,000..

    U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Threat Detection Using a Modular Cosmic Ray Muon Tomography System. January 2015-January 2018: $300,000.

    U.S. Department of Energy - Office of Science, Mu2e at The City University of New York. June 2013-April 2016: $291,000.

    GRTI (Graduate Research and Technology Initiative), Round 16, Mu2e Tracker Test Stand Projects. December 2012: $30,000.

    PSC-CUNY 44 Research Award, At the High Intensity Frontier: The Mu2e Experiment. June 2013 - June 2014: $6,000.

    York College Auxiliary Enterprises Foundation, Supersized Physics!. January 2013: $855.

    PSC-CUNY 43 Research Award, The High Sensitivity Frontier: The Mu2e Experiment. June 2012 - June 2013: $5,970.

    GRTI (Graduate Research and Technology Initiative), Round 15, Mu2e Muon Beamline Projects. December 2011: $36,900.

    GRTI (Graduate Research and Technology Initiative), Round 13, Mu2e and MARIACHI Projects. December 2009: $24,927.

    PSC-CUNY 40 Research Award, Mu2e Target Design. June 2009 - June 2010: $3,168.

    York College Tech Fee Fund, Physics Demonstration Equipment Upgrades & Construction. January 2009: $7,000.

    GRTI (Graduate Research and Technology Initiative), Round 12, Pion Production Test Program. December 2008: $27,500.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Curriculum Coordinator for Physics and Astronomy: 08/2015 - Present.

      Delegate to Faculty Caucus of York College Senate: 08/2011 - 08/2015.

      Academic Advisement: Physics and Engineering: 08/2008 - Present.

    2. Service to the School

      Chairman F. Pomilla Science Scholastic Award Committee: 08/2011 - Present.

      Chairman Eugene Levin Scholarship Committee: 08/2012 - Present.

    3. Service to the College

      Senate Standing Committee: Committee on Resources: 01/2016 - Present.

      Delegate to Faculty Caucus of York College Senate: 08/2011 - Present.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center

      Committee on Professional Development - Department of Physics: 12/2015 to present.

      Reviewer: Dissertation Fellowship Competition - Physics: 02/2013.

    5. Service to the University
  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    Judge, Junior Science and Humanities Symposia: 2008-2009, 2011-Present.

    Judge, YC Science and Mathematics Expo: 2008-2009, 2011-Present.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      PHYS 115 College Physics, I 
      PHYS 116 College Physics, II 
      PHYS 117 University Physics, I 
      PHYS 118 University Physics, II 
      PHYS 151 University Physics, I 
      PHYS 152 University Physics, II 
      PHYS 495 Independent Study 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):

      The Physical Universe, PHYS 140.

Popp, James
 

Popp, James
Associate Professor
Earth and Physical Sciences