Professor Ken Clark

Ken Clark

Associate Professor

Faculty, Particle Astrophysics

Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

McDonald Institute

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Graduate Opportunities

Prof. Clark has openings for new graduate students. Please contact him via email.

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Research Interests

The unifying goal of my research is to understand the universe at the most fundamental level, an objective which is perhaps overly ambitious but certainly challenging. I currently am a collaborator on the PICO experiment which is located at SNOLAB and searching for dark matter. PICO currently leads the world in sensitivity to dark matter colliding with the proton in a spin-dependent interaction. I also work with the IceCube collaboration studying low-energy neutrinos at the South Pole and am particularly invested in the proposed PINGU sub-detector which will increase our sensitivity to potential dark matter interactions.