Alexey Petrov

Alexey Petrov



Physics Research, 358

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Alexey Petrov

  • Professor, Wayne State University, 2011-
  • Associate Professor, Wayne State University, 2006-2011
  • Assistant Professor, Wayne State University, 2001-2006
  • Research Associate, Cornell University, 2000-2001
  • Research Fellow, Johns Hopkins University, 1997-2000

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  • Theoretical high energy particle physics


  • Ph.D. Physics, University of Massachusetts (Amherst)

Awards and grants

  • Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award, 2021
    President, WSU Academy of Scholars, 2020-21
    Elected to WSU Academy of Scholars, 2018
    Charles H. Gershenson Distinguished Faculty Fellowship, 2018
    Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2015
    Comenius Professorship, Siegen University (Germany), 2015-16
    Intensity Frontier Fellowship (Fermilab), 2014-15
    URA Visiting Scholar Award, 2014
    Certificate of Reviewing Excellency (Physics Letters, Elsevier), 2012
    WSU Board of Governors Faculty Recognition Award, 2010
    Richard J Barber Faculty Award, 2016 & 2010
    WSU Career Development Chair Award, 2008
    WSU Outstanding Student Organization Advisor Award, 2007
    WSU Academy of Scholars' Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, 2006
    National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2005
    College of Science "Excellence in Teaching" Award, 2004
    Frontier Science Golden Award (INFN, Italy), 2002
    University Council Fellowship, St. Petersburg Tech University, 1990-1993

Selected publications

Books: Indirect Searches for New Physics, CRC Press, 2021
               Effective Field Theories (with A. Blechman), World Scientific, 2016

Papers: available from here (InSPIRE) or here (Google Scholar)

Currently teaching

  • PHY 7410, Quantum Mechanics II, Winter 2021

Courses taught

PHY 7400, Quantum Mechanics I, Fall 2020

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