Lynch, Kevin

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    Degree Institution Field Dates
    PhD  Boston University  Physics  2002 
    MA  Boston University  Physics  1998 
    BS  Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Physics  1996 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    Boston University  Research Assistant Professor  Physics  2008-2010 
    Boston University  Postdoctoral Research Associate  Physics  2002-2008 
    Boston University  Graduate Research Associate  Physics  1998-2002 
    Boston University  Graduate Teaching Fellow  Physics  1996-1998 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


  4. Non Academic Experience


    Place of Employment Title Date
    Exponent Failure Analysis Associates  Engineering Consultant  1995-1998 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Rank Dates
    Assistant Professor  2010-present 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

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

        V.Tishchenkco et al. "Detailed Report of the MuLan Measurement of the Positive Muon Lifetime and Determination of the Fermi Constant." Physical Review D. 87 2013: 052003.

        V.A.Andreev et al. "Measurement of Muon Capture on the Proton to 1% Precision and Determination of the Pseudoscalar Coupling g_P." Physical Review Letters. 110 2013: 012504.

        D.M.Webber et al. "Publisher’s Note: Measurement of the Positive Muon Lifetime and Determination of the Fermi Constant to Part-per-Million Precision." Physical Review Letters. 106 2011: 079901(E).

        D.M.Webber et. al.. "Measurement of the Positive Muon Lifetime and Determination of the Fermi Constant to Part-per-Million Precision." Physical Review Letters. 106 2011: 041803.

        R.McNabb et al. "A Tungsten/Scintillating Fiber Electromagnetic Calorimeter Prototype for a High-Rate Muon (g-2) Experiment." Nuclear Instruments and Methods In Physics Research. A602 2009: 396-402.

        V.Tishchenko et al. "Data acquisition system for the MuLan muon lifetime experiment." Nuclear Instruments and Methods In Physics Research. A592 2008: 114-122.

        V.A.Andreev et al. "Measurement of the rate of muon capture in hydrogen gas and determination of the proton's pseudoscalar coupling g(P)." Physical Review Letters. 99 2007: 032002.

        D.B.Chitwood et al. "Improved measurement of the positive muon lifetime and determination of the Fermi constant." Physical Review Letters. 99 2007: 032001.

        K.Lane et al. "Resonant and Nonresonant Effects in Photon-technipion Production at Lepton Colliders." Physical Review. D66 2002: 015001.

        K.R.Lynch. "Extended Electroweak Interactions and the Muon g-2." Physical Review. D65 2002: 053006.

        K.R.Lynch and E.H.Simmons. "Composite Scalars at CERN LEP: Constraining Technicolor Theories." Physical Review. D64 2001: 035008.

        K.R.Lynch et al. "Finding Z0 Bosons Coupled Preferentially to the Third Family at CERN LEP and the Fermilab Tevatron." Physical Review. D63 2001: 035006.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings

          J.Grange et al. "Muon g-2 Technical Design Report." Fermi National Accelerator Lab, Department of Energy. 2014: .

          K.R.Lynch and J.L.Popp. "The effect of beam divergence on stopped muon yield." Mu2e Technical Report. 4130 2014: .

          K.R.Lynch and J.L.Popp. "Radiation cooled tungsten production target: Stopped muon yield vs target length." Mu2e Technical Report. 3752 2014: .

          K.R.Lynch and J.L.Popp. "Radiation cooled tungsten production target: Stopped muon yield vs target support rod radius." Mu2e Technical Report. 3751 2014: .

          K.R.Lynch and J.L.Popp. "Protection Collimator Requirements." Mu2e Technical Report. 2897 2013: .

          K.R.Lynch and J.L.Popp. "Production Target Requirements." Mu2e Technical Report. 887 2013: .

          K.R.Lynch and J.L.Popp. "Stopped Muon Yield Variation with Transverse Beam Motions." Mu2e Technical Report. 3611 2013: .

          K.R.Lynch and J.L.Popp. "Stopped Muon Yield with Production Target Transverse Offsets." Mu2e Technical Report. 3609 2013: .

          K.R.Lynch and J.L.Popp. "Mu2e Muon Yield Sensitivity to Production Solenoid Inner Bore Radius." Mu2e Technical Report. 3226 2013: .

          K.R.Lynch and J.L.Popp. "Radiation cooled tungsten production target: Stopped muon yield vs target radius - 2-4 mm." Mu2e Technical Report. 3144 2013: .

          K.R.Lynch and J.L.Popp. "The impact of target station parameters on stopped muon and contaminant yields." Mu2e Technical Report. 3081 2013: .

          K.R.Lynch. "C++ 2011." g-2 Software Documentation. ongoing: .

          R.Ray et al. "Mu2e Conceptual Design Report." Fermi National Accelerator Lab, Department of Energy. 2012: .

          K.R.Lynch. "Beamline-Ring Simulation Interface: Current Status." g-2 Technical Report. 215 2012: .

          K.R.Lynch. "Geant4 Physics Validation and Regression Effort." Mu2e Technical Report. 1946 2011: .

          K.R.Lynch. "Geant4 Physics Validation and Regression Effort." g-2 Technical Report. 127 2011: .

          K.R.Lynch. "g2MIGTRACE Tutorial Part II." g-2 Technical Report. 41 2011: .

          K.R.Lynch. "g2MIGTRACE Tutorial." g-2 Technical Report. 37 2011: .

          K.R.Lynch. "g2MIGTRACE for FNAL E989." g-2 Technical Report. 38 2011: .

          K.R.Lynch. "Notes on Building a Geant4 Physics List for Mu2e." Mu2e Technical Report. 995 2010: .

          K.R.Lynch. "A flexible Geant4 framework for muon capture physics." Mu2e Technical Report. 815 2010: .

          K.R.Lynch for the Collaboration. "The MuLan Experiment: The Muon Lifetime To 1 Part Per Million." Nuclear Physics Proceedings Supplements. 189 2009: 15-20.

          K.R.Lynch for the Collaboration. "A next generation muon g-2 experiment." Nuclear Physics Proceedings Supplements. 189 2009: 201-207.

          R.M.Carey et al. "The New (g-2) Experiment: A proposal to measure the muon anomalous magnetic moment to +-0.14 ppm precision." Fermi National Accelerator Lab, Department of Energy. 2009: .

          K.R.Lynch. "Histogram transformations, bin counting errors, and the corrected fit $\chi^2$." MuLan Technical Report. 32 2009: .

          R.M.Carey et al. "Proposal to search for mu- N -> e- N with a single event sensitivity below 10^-16.." Fermi National Accelerator Lab, Department of Energy. 2008: .

          R.M.Carey et al. "Letter of Intent: A Muon to Electron Conversion Experiment at Fermilab." Fermi National Accelerator Lab, Department of Energy. 2007: .

          E.J.Prebys et al. "Expression of Interest: A Muon to Electron Conversion Experiment at Fermilab." Fermi National Accelerator Lab, Department of Energy. 2007: .

          K.R.Lynch. "Extracting Gfermi from taumu: Obtaining the Central Value and Propagated Errors." MuLan Technical Report. 21 2006, 2010, 2012: .

          K.R.Lynch. "Estimates for 2006." MuLan Technical Report. 20 2006: .

          K.R.Lynch for the Collaboration. "MuLan: Towards a 1 ppm muon lifetime measurement." AIP Conference Proceedings. 870 2006: 333-335.

          K.R.Lynch. "Studies of Mulan PMT Pulse Shapes and Narrowing Strategies." MuLan Technical Report. 17 2005: .

          K.R.Lynch. "Poisson Statistics, decay time distributions, and pileup." MuLan Technical Report. 16 2005: .

          K.R.Lynch and Y.Matus. "The Mulan Clock System for the 2003 Fall Run." MuLan Technical Report. 9 2003: .

          K.R.Lynch. "Statistical Error Models for the Mulan Experiment." MuLan Technical Report. 4 2003: .

          K.R.Lynch. "DAQ for Mulan: Data Rate Projection and a Design Proposal." MuLan Technical Report. 3 2003: .

    3. Chapters in Books:

      K.R.Lynch. "General Prescriptions for One-loop Contributions to a_e,a_mu." Lepton Dipole Moments. 2009: 319-332.

    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. 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

    "The Muon Diaries: One Particle's View of the Coming Revolution in Particle Physics" October 2011: York College Provost Lecture Series.

    "The Mu2e Experiment: A High-Sensitivity Charged Lepton Flavor Violating Search at Fermilab" July 2010: 2010 International Nuclear Physics Conference.

    "The Mu2e Experiment: A New Search for Charged Lepton Flavor Violation at Fermilab" June 2010: 2010 Fermilab Users' Meeting, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

    "Muons on the Bleeding Edge: Undergraduate Physics at the Precision Frontier" April 2010: Earth and Physical Sciences Department Seminar, York College, CUNY.

    "The MuLan Experiment: Measuring the muon lifetime to 1ppm" February 2010: Physics Department Colloquium, University of Virginia.

    "Precision Muon Physics on the Intensity Frontier" February 2010: Fermilab Computing Division Seminar.

    "The MuLan Experiment: The Fermi Constant to 0.5 ppm" March 2009: Boston University High Energy Physics Seminar.

    "The MuLan Experiment: The Muon Lifetime to 1 Part Per Million" September 2008: 10th International Workshop on Tau Lepton Physics.

    "A Next Generation Muon g-2 Experiment" September 2008: 10th International Workshop on Tau Lepton Physics.

    "MuLan: Undergraduate Physics at the Precision Frontier" November 2007: Physics Department Seminar, James Madison University Physics Department.

    "MuLan: Towards a 1 ppm Muon Lifetime Measuremen" May 2006: 9th International Conference on the Intersections of Particle and Nuclear Physics.

  9. Patents

    Lynch,K.R. et al.. 2000. System and method for performing bulge testing of films, coatings and/or layers. US Patent 6,050,138, filed October 22, 1997, and issued April 18, 2000.

    Brown,S.B. et al.. 2001. System and method for performing bulge testing of films, coatings and/or layers. US Patent 6,321,594, filed March 20, 2000, and issued November 27, 2001.

  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

    APS DPF Snowmass 2001 Travel Felloship: 2001.

    TASI 2000 Travel Fellowship: 2000.

    Teaching Fellow of the Year, Boston University Physics Department: 1997.

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    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: $6000.

    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 14, The Muon-to-Electron Conversion Experiment at Fermilab. December 2010: $70,000.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Department Webmaster: Spring 2011-present.

      Academic Advisement: Fall 2010-present.

      Pre-engineering Discipline Co-coordinator: Fall 2010-present.

    2. Service to the School
    3. Service to the College

      Committee on Academic Standards: Fall 2011-present.

      Foundations of Excellence - Organizational Dimension Committee: Fall 2012.

      Environmental Health and Safety Committee: Fall 2010-present.

      York College Mentoring Program: Fall 2010-present.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center

      Dissertation Fellowship Review Panel: 2011.

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

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    Mentor, YC Summer Research Initiative (2 HS Mentees): Summer 2013.

    Mentor, YC Summer Research Initiative (3 HS Mentees): Summer 2012.

    Mentor, YC Summer Research Initiative (4 HS Mentees): Summer 2011.

    Chief Judge, Junior Science and Humanities Symposia: 2011-2013.

    Chair Judge, YC Science and Mathematics Expo: 2011-2013.

    Member American Physical Society: 2009-present.

    Boston University High Energy Physics Seminar Committee: 2008-2010.

    Rhode Island State Science Fair Judge: 2002-2005.

    Sage School Science Fair Judge, Foxboro, MA: 2002.

    Tour guide Science Weekend Virtual Science Fair, Snowmass, CO: 2001.

    Docent, Pathways Science Outreach, Boston University: 1999-2001.

    Tour guide, Quantum World Day, Boston University: 1997.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      PHYS 151 University Physics I 
      PHYS 152 University Physics II 
      PHYS 211 Mechanics I 
      PHYS 241 Modern Physics 
      PHYS 321 Electricity and Magnetism I 
      PHYS 383 Modern Physics Lab 
      PHYS 442 Nuclear and Particle Physics 
      PHYS 495 Independent Study 
      PHYS 496 Independent Study 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):
Lynch, Kevin
 

Lynch, Kevin
Assistant Professor
Earth and Physical Sciences