Joshua Renner

  • Program Years: 2009-2013
  • Academic Institution: University of California, Berkeley
  • Field of Study: Nuclear/Particle Physics
  • Academic Advisor: James Siegrist
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2010)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Physics, University of California, Berkeley, 2014
    M.A. Physics, University of California, Berkeley, 2011
    B.S. Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009
  • Current Status

  • Status: Postdoctoral Researcher at Instituto de Fisica Corpuscular (University of Valencia, Spain)
  • Research Area: Nuclear/Particle Physics

Publications

J. Renner, A. Cervera, J. A. Hernando, A. Imzaylov, F. Monrabal, J. Munoz, D. Nygren, and J.J. Gomez-Cadenas. Improved background rejection in neutrinoless double beta decay experiments using a magnetic field in a high pressure xenon TPC. JINST 10 (2015) P12020. (arXiv:1509.01821)

J. Renner et al. (NEXT Collaboration). Ionization and scintillation of nuclear recoils in gaseous xenon. Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 793, 62 (2015). (arXiv:1409.2853)

V. Alvarez et al. (NEXT Collaboration). Near-intrinsic energy resolution for 30 to 662 keV gamma rays in a high pressure xenon electroluminescent TPC. Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 708, 101 (2013). (arXiv:1211.4474)

P. Sorensen, M. Heffner, A. Bernstein, J. Renner, and M. Sweany. Towards energy resolution at the statistical limit from a negative ion time projection chamber. Nucl. Instr. Meth. A. 686, 106 (2012). (arXiv:1205.6427)

Awards

Fulbright Junior Research Award (Spain): September 2015 - June 2016

The Frederick and Edith Ehrman Fellowship: 2009

The Hitohiro Fukuyo Memorial Scholarship: 2009

Henry Ford II Scholar Award: April 15, 2008

Georgia HOPE Scholarship: Fall 2005 - Spring 2009