Dr. Kenichi Hatakeyama

Dr. Kenichi Hatakeyama
Professor of Physics
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Associate Professor of Physics


  • Ph.D. - Physics, Rockefeller University - 2003
  • M.Sc. - Physics, Waseda University - 1998
  • B.Sc. - Physics, Waseda University - 1996


  • Professor, Baylor University, 2023-present
  • Associate Professor, Baylor University, 2015-2023
  • Assistant Professor, Baylor University, 2009-2015
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Rockefeller University, 2003 - 2009

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Dr. Hatakeyama was an undergraduate student at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physics in 1996. He earned also his Master's degree from Waseda University in 1998. He then joined the Rockefeller University, and earned his Ph.D. in Physics in 2003. He served as a postdoctoral research associate at Rockefeller University until 2009. Dr. Hatakeyama joined the Baylor faculty as an assistant professor in the summer of 2009, where he continues his research in experimental high energy physics (HEP).

Experimental Particle Physics at Baylor

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN
Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) Collaboration
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab)
Collider Detector at Fermilab (CDF) Collaboration

Courses Taught

PHY 1420 Honors - Honors General Physics I
PHY 1420 - General Physics I
PHY 1430 - General Physics II
PHY 2350 - Modern Physics
HON 3101 - Advanced Readings & Research
PHY 3330 - Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism
PHY 3372 - Introductory Quantum Mechanics I
PHY 3V95 - Undergraduate Research in Physics
PHY 4373 - Introductory Nuclear and Particle Physics
HON 4V87 - Honors Thesis
PHY 5180 - Graduate Physics Colloquium
PHY 5V95 - Graduate Research
PHY 5V99 - Thesis
PHY 6372 - Elementary Particle Physics
PHY 6V99 - Dissertation

Grants Funded

Department of Energy Funding, 2012-present (DE-SC0007861)


CMS LPC senior distinguished researcher: 2013 & 2016

Selected Publications

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