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Roy Wensley  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Education:

  • Ph.D. Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, 1989
    Dissertation Title: Monopoles and U1 Lattice Gauge Theory
  • M. S. Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, 1985
  • B. S. Physics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1983

Teaching Experience:

  • Professor - Department of Physics and Astronomy, Saint Mary's College (1998 - Present)
  • Associate Professor - Department of Physics and Astronomy, St. Mary's College of California (1994 - 1998)
  • Assistant Professor - Department of Mathematical Sciences, St. Mary's College of California (1989 - 1994)
  • Research Assistant - National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Urbana, Illinois (1986 - 1988)
  • Teaching Assistant - University of Illinois (1983 - 1986)

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    Awards:

    • Professor of the Year - Saint Mary's College (2009)
    • Saint Mary's College Faculty Development Awards -
      Seven awards totaling $6,800.00

    Grants:

    • National Science Foundation Grant PHY-9802579: "Fundamental Issues in Particle Physics and Field Theory,' - (2001)
      1998-2001; $50,000.
    • National Science Foundation Grant PHY-9403869: "Lattice Field Theory and Magnetic Monopoles;" - (1997)
      $68,981.00, 1994-1997.
    • National Science Foundation Grant PHY920026N - National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Urbana, Illinois (1993)
      200 hour allocation on the Cray Y-MP
    • National Science Foundation Grant NCR-9020784 - (1991)
      "Connection to NSFNet for Saint Mary's College of California;" $16,000.00,

    Presentations:

    Selected Presentations

    • "Monopoles, Vortices and confinement in SU(3) Lattice Gauge Theory,''. Wensley, Roy (talk, speech or lecture)
      18th International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory (Lattice 2000)
      Bangalore, India, 17-22 August 2000; Published in Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl.)94, 537, (2001).
      (2001)
    • "The String Tension from SU(3) Abelian Projection,''. Wensley, Roy (talk, speech or lecture)
      Lattice `99conference held at the Universita' Delgi Studi and IFN, Pisa, Italy;
      Presented at the published in Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl.)83, 559, (2000).
      (2000)
    • "Magnetic Current and Chiral Symmetry Breaking in Quenched QED,''. Wensley, Roy
      Lattice '97 conference held at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland
      Published in Nucl. Phys. B (Proc.Suppl.)63, 709, (1998).
      (1998)
    • "Magnetic Current and Chiral Symmetry Breaking in Quenched Lattice Gauge Theories,". Wensley, Roy (talk, speech or lecture)
      Non-Perturbative QCD--Structure of the QCD Vacuum, at the Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics,Kyoto, Japan
      December 6-12, 1997.
      (1997)
    • "Monopoles and the Chiral Phase Transition In SU(2) Lattice Gauge Theory,''. Wensley, Roy (talk, speech or lecture)
      Lattice '96 conference held at Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri
      Published in Nucl. Phys. B (Proc.~Suppl.) 53, 538 (1997).
      (1997)
    • "Cooling, Monopoles and the String Tension in SU(2) Lattice Gauge Theory,''. Wensley, Roy (talk, speech or lecture)
      Lattice `95 conference held at the University of Melbourne, Australia
      Published in Nucl. Phys. B (Proc.~Suppl.), 47, 306 (1996).
      (1995)
    • "Cooling and Monopoles in U(1) Lattice Gauge Theory,''. Wensley, Roy (talk, speech or lecture)
      Lattice `94 conference held at the University of Bielefeld, Germany
      Published in Nucl. Phys. B (Proc.~Suppl.) 42, 693 (1995).
      (1994)
    • Large Monopole Current Loops and Confinement in U(1) and SU(2) Gauge Theory. Wensley, Roy (talk, speech or lecture)
      Lattice `93 conference held in Dallas, Texas
      Published in Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl.)34, 204 (1994).
      (1993)
    • "Physics Revolutions in Your Lifetime,". Wensley, Roy (talk, speech or lecture)
      NSF Workshop on Undergraduate Physics Laboratories, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
      (1993)
    • "A Faculty Perspective on Using the Internet,". Wensley, Roy (talk, speech or lecture)
      Special Conference, California Academic and Research Libraries, St. Mary's College of California, Moraga, California
      (1991)
    • "Monopoles and Confinement,". Wensley, Roy (talk, speech or lecture)
      Annual Conference, Lattice '90, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
      (1990)

    Publications:

    • Wensley, Roy, Bielefeld, Tom, Stack, John and Hands, Simon. ""Magnetic Monopoles as Agents of Chiral Symmetry Breaking in U(1)Lattice Gauge Theory,''." Phys. Lett. B416.150 (1998)
    • Wensley, Roy. ""Monopoles and the Chiral Transition in SU(2) Lattice Gauge Theory,"." Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl) (1997)
    • Wensley, Roy. ""Cooling and Monopoles and the String Tension in Su(2) Lattice Gauge Theory,"." Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl) 47 (1996)
    • Wensley, Roy, Stack, John and Neiman, Steven. ""Monopoles at Finite Volume and Temperature in SU(2) Lattice Gauge Theory,"." Phys. Lett. B385.261 (1996)
    • Wensley, Roy. ""Cooling and Monopoles in U(1) Lattice Gauge Theory,"." Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl) 42 (1995)
    • Wensley, Roy. ""Large Monopole Current Loops and Confinement in U(1) and SU(2) Gauge Theory,"." Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl) 34 (1994)
    • Wensley, Roy, Stack, J and Neiman, S. ""String Tension from Monopoles in SU(2) Lattice Gauge Theory"." Phys. Rev. D 50 (1994)
    • Wensley, Roy. ""Large Loops of Magnetic Current and Confinement in Four Dimensional Lattice Gauge Theory,"." Phys. Rev. Lett. 72.21 (1994)
    • Wensley, Roy. ""Monopoles and Confinement,"." Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl) 20 (1991)
    • Wensley, Roy and Stack, J. ""Monopoles, Quark Confinement, and Screning in Four-Dimensional U(1) Lattice Gauge Theory"." Nucl. Phys. (B371:597) (1989)
    • Wensley, Roy and Hands, S. ""Effective Monopoles in Noncompact Lattice QED"." Phys. Rev. Lett. (63:2169) (1989)
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