Argonne National Laboratory

Robert E. Blair

Physicist & Argonne Associate

Education:
B.S. (Physics and English) Carnegie-Mellon University  (1971)
Ph.D. (Physics) California Institute of Technology (1981)

Professional Employment:
Physicist, ANL (1989-present)
Assistant Physicist, ANL (1986-1989)
Assistant Professor, Columbia University (1983-1986)
Postdoctoral Fellow,Columbia University  (1982-1983)

Awards, Memberships, and Professional Service:
Publications (528) with 28066 citations
D.O.E. Review panels (CMS Lehman Review, 7 SBIR reviews,9 remote reviews for DOE proposals)
Invited talks (7 at international conferences)
Additional published conference proceedings (43)
Unpublished technical reports (32)
CDF Service work (QCD convener, Photon Group convener)
ATLAS service work (TDAQ coordination group, L2 manager for USATLAS trigger)

Selected Research Accomplishments
Fermilab E356 neutrino experiment cross section measurement (1979-1983)
Demonstration of CDF prompt photon reconstruction (1988)
Initiated isolation triggers for photon measurement in CDF (1988-)
Initiated CDF preshower detector project (1988-)
Developed CDF photon physics program (1988-1996)
Inclusive CDF photon cross-section measurement (1992)
Initiated Region of Interest builder for ATLAS trigger (1996-)
CDF Diphoton  cross-section measurements (1994 & 2005)
ATLAS photon cross-section measurment (2010)