Roger R. McNeil
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Roger R. McNeil, Dean, College of Science and Technology
Program/Dept: Academic Affairs
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: Ph.D.
Dr. McNeil received his B.A. degree in physics from the University of California, San Diego, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in physics from University of California, Davis.
Dr. McNeil is an experimental high-energy particle physicist. He has worked on research projects at laboratories and accelerator centers in the U.S., Asia, Europe and South America. His most recent project is at the Pierre Auger Astronomical Observatory, with a southern site in western Argentina, and involving more than 300 scientists from 17 nations, studying the ultra-high energy cosmic ray particles showering through the Earth’s atmosphere.
He has co-authored more than 280 peer-reviewed research articles. He has received funding to support his research and educational activities from federal and state agencies with grant awards totaling more than $10 million.