Robert Harr

Robert Harr



Room 262
Physics Research Building

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Robert Harr


Physics and Astronomy

Professor, Wayne State University, 2010-present
Associate Professor, Wayne State University, 2003-2010
Assistant Professor, Wayne State University, 1996-2003
Assistant Professor (Research), Wayne State University, 1995-1996
Research Scientist, Yale University, 1994-1995
Associate Research Scientist, Yale University, !990-1994

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

 Experimental high-energy particle physics


Study of the Higgs boson and search for new phenomena with the CMS detector at the Large Hadron Collider.

Awards and grants

1994 SSC Postdoctoral Fellow

 2014 Richard Barber Award

Currently teaching

  • Fall 2021:  PHY6500  Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
  • Winter 2022: PHY5340/41 Optics and Optics Lab




Courses taught

PHY7600  Electromagnetic Theory

PHY2180 University Physics 2 for Scientists and Engineers

PHY6850 Advanced Modern Physics Laboratory

PHY5200 and PHY5210 Analytical Mechanics I and II

PHY6500 Thermodynamics and Statistical PHysics