Austin Purves

Austin Purves

Assistant Professor, Chair, Physics


austin.purves@mville.edu
(914) 323-5334

About Me

Dr. Austin Purves is an assistant professor and chair of the physics department. He teaches physics courses at all levels from general education to introductory to advanced research courses for physics majors. His research interests include the origin of life in the universe, 3-D graphics and modeling for games, and particle phenomenology. He received his Ph.D. in physics at the University of Pennsylvania where he researched supersymmetric particle physics models with emphasis on their implications for the Large Hadron Collider. He received his B.S. in physics at the University of New Hampshire.

Current Courses
Concepts in Physics
College Physics I & II
University Physics I & II
Foundations of Scientific Inquiry
Quantum Mechanics
Research
Education
Physics, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Physics, B.S., University of New Hampshire
Feature Publications

Research Paper

Author
Supersymmetric Sneutrino-Higgs Inflation

Phys.Lett. B762 (2016) 441-446

Research Paper

Author
The Minimal SUSY B-L Model: From the Unification Scale to the LHC

JHEP 1506 (2015) 182

Research Paper

Author
LSP Squark Decays at the LHC and the Neutrino Mass Hierarchy

Phys.Rev. D90 (2014) 1, 015034