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Rob Pywell Ph.D. P.Phys

Professor Emeritus

Physics & Engineering Physics professor emeritus

Physics Rm 251

Research Area(s)

  • Subatomic Physics
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Particle Physics
  • Experiments using the BLOWFISH neutron detector
  • Photodisintegration in light nuclei to probe the fundament nucleon-nucleon interaction
  • Nuclear compton scattering to study fundamental nucleon properties of nuclei and how they are modified in a nucleus
  • Direct measurement of the Gerasimov-Drell-Hearn sum rule for the deuteron to test fundamental physical law


Please see research page.


Few-Body Physics Nuclear Physics Photonuclear Reactions Subatomic Physics neutron detector nuclei photo-nuclear reactions photo-pion photodisintegration subatomic physics

Experimental Subatomic Physics

For details see my research pages.

Education & Training

B.Sc. (Hons.), University of Melbourne, 1975

Ph.D., University of Melbourne, 1981

Thesis topic: "A Systematic Study of Photonuclear Reactions in the Nuclear 1f(7/2) Shell"

Awards & Honours

  • USSU Teaching Excellence Award, awarded by University of Saskatchewan Students Union May 2008