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

  • Winter 2017:  PHY6850  Advanced Modern Physics Laboratory
  •  Fall 2017 and 2018 and Winter 2019:  PHY2180/85  University Physics 2 for Scientists and Engineers


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