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Michael D. Sokoloff

Title: Professor
Office: 411 Geology-Physics Building
Tel: 513-556-0533
Email: michael.sokoloff@uc.edu
Web: http://www.physics.uc.edu/~sokoloff/

Research Information

Research Interests

Heavy quark physics and the interplay of the strong and weak nuclear interactions.

Research Support

  • (PI), Brian T Meadows and Michael D Sokoloff, Studies in Experimental Particle Physics, National Science Foundation. (0757876), 714,750.00. 04/03/2008 to 03/31/2011. Status: Active.
  • (Co-PI), Brian T Meadows and Michael D Sokoloff, Collaborative Research: Research and Development on the LSST Calibration System, National Science Foundation. (0855860), $197,617.00. 10/01/2009 to 09/30/2012. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Michael D Sokoloff and Karen Tomko, Enabling Physics Research at the Information Frontier Using GPUs, National Science Foundation. (1005530), 437,445. 10/01/2010 to 09/30/2013. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Michael D Sokoloff and Ralph Panos, Development of a Dynamic Pulmonary Function Monitor, Singulair Investigator Initiated Studie Program (Merck). (31398), 75,000. 01/01/2008 to 12/21/2010. Status: Active.
  • (Co-PI), Brian T Meadows and Michael D Sokoloff, 2010 QuarkNet Summer Institute, National Science Foundation (sub-award from Univ. Notre Dame). 23,000. 10/01/2009 to 08/31/2010. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Meadows, Brian; Sokoloff, Michael, Heavy Quark Physics at Babar, National Science Foundation. (PHY-0457336), $727,154.00. 04/15/2005 to 03/31/2009. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Panos, Ralph; Sokoloff, Michael, Development of a Dynamic Pulmonary Function Monitor, Merck & Co., Inc.. (31938), $75,000.00. 06/01/2007 to 09/30/2010. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Meadows, Brian; Sokoloff, Michael, Studies in Experimental Particle Physics, National Science Foundation. (PHY-0757876), $714,750.00. 04/01/2008 to 09/30/2012. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Meadows, Brian; Sokoloff, Michael, QuarkNet 2008, National Science Foundation. (Quark Net_NSF 0715396), $82,030.00. 09/15/2007 to 08/31/2012. Status: Closed.
  • (Collaborator), Meadows, Brian; Sokoloff, Michael, Collaborative Research: Research and Development on the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) Calibration System, National Science Foundation. (PHY-0855860), $197,617.00. 10/01/2009 to 09/30/2013. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Meadows, Brian; Pinski, Frank; Sokoloff, Michael, Enabling Physics Research at the Information Frontier Using GPU's, National Science Foundation. (PHY 1005530), $437,445.00. 10/01/2010 to 09/30/2013. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Meadows, Brian; Sokoloff, Michael, Physics at Flavor Factories, National Science Foundation. (PHY-1068530), $110,000.00. 05/01/2011 to 04/30/2013. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Meadows, Brian; Sokoloff, Michael, Physics at Flavor Factories, National Science Foundation. (PHY-1205805), $599,999.00. 07/15/2012 to 06/30/2015. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Meadows, Brian; Sokoloff, Michael, Quarknet 2013, National Science Foundation. (PHY-1219444), $18,740.00. 09/01/2012 to 08/31/2013. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Sokoloff, Michael, Enabling High Energy Physics at the Information Frontier Using GPUs an other Many/Multi-Core Architectures, National Science Foundation. (NSF PHY-1414736), $220,000.00. 07/01/2014 to 06/30/2017. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Sokoloff, Michael, Collaborative Research: Construction of the Upstream Tracker for the LHCb Upgrade, National Science Foundation. (NSF PHY-1433120), $25,397.00. 08/01/2014 to 07/31/2019. Status: Awarded.
  • (Collaborator), Beck, Richard; Burton, Bruce; Ghia, Urmila; Kang, Lei; Sokoloff, Michael, CC-IIE Networking Infrastructure: UCScienceNet (UCSN) - A High Bandwidth Science DMZ to Enable STEM Discovery, National Science Foundation. (ACI-1440539), $499,741.00. 12/01/2014 to 11/30/2016. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Sokoloff, Michael, Collaborative Research: SI2-SSI: Data Intensive Analysis for High Energy Physics (DIANA/HEP), National Science Foundation. (ACI-1450319), $805,000.00. 05/01/2015 to 04/30/2019. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Sokoloff, Michael, Experimental Flavor Physics, National Science Foundation. (PHY-1505719), $200,000.00. 05/15/2015 to 04/30/2018. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Niu, Nan; Sokoloff, Michael, Collaborative Research: S2I2: Cncp: Conceptualization of an S2I2 Institute for High Energy Physics, National Science Foundation. (ACI-1558219), $344,581.00. 07/01/2016 to 06/30/2018. Status: Active.

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • BABAR Collaboration (2006). Measurements of the absolute branching fractions of B+- ? K+- X/(c anti-c). Phys. Rev. Lett, 96, 052002.
  • BABAR Collaboration (2006). A search for the rare decay B0 ? τ +τ at BABAR. Phys. Rev. Lett, 96, 241802.
  • BABAR Collaboration (2006). Precise branching ratio measurements of the decays D0 ? pi- pi+ pi0 and D0 ? K- K+ pi0. Phys. Rev. D, 74, 091102.
  • BABAR Collaboration (2006). Measurement of the branching fraction and time-dependent CP asymmetry in the decay B0 ? D*+ D*- K0(S). Phys. Rev. D, 74, 091101.
  • BABAR Collaboration (2006). Observation of B+ ? anti-K0 K+ and B0 ? K0 anti-K0. Phys. Rev. Lett, 97, 171805.
  • BABAR-DIRC Collaboration (2005). The DIRC particle identification system for the BaBar experiment. Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A, 538, 281.
  • BABAR Collaboration (2004). Measurement of time-dependent CP-violating asymmetries in B0 ? K*0?(K*0 ? K0S p0) decays. Phys. Rev. Lett, 93, 201801.