Professor of Physics
Michael Hildreth is an experimental physicist specializing in the study of elementary particles. With degrees from Princeton (A.B., 1988) and Stanford (Ph.D., 1995), he has conducted research at all of the world’s particle physics laboratories, including current activities at CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland, where he works on the CMS Experiment at the Large Hadron Collider. Co-author of more than 800 publications, he has been recognized by the Department of Energy as an Outstanding Junior Investigator and by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement as a Cottrell Scholar. At Notre Dame, Hildreth has received the Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the Thomas P. Madden Award as the outstanding first-year professor, and the Shilts-Leonard Teaching Award in the College of Science.