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Urbana, IL 61801
Professor Shelton received her PhD from MIT in 2006, after undergraduate work at Princeton. She held postdoctoral appointments at Rutgers, Yale, and Harvard before arriving at the University of Illinois in 2014, and has won awards from MIT and from the LHC Theory Initiative.
High Energy Physics (theoretical)
Shelton works on a broad range of topics in particle physics beyond the Standard Model, with particular interests in the cosmology of particle dark matter and new physics at the Large Hadron Collider.
Awards and Honors
2017 DOE Early Career Award
Additional Campus Affiliations
Associate Professor, Physics
Blinov, N., Dolan, M. J., Draper, P., & Shelton, J. (2021). Dark matter microhalos from simplified models. Physical Review D, 103(10), . https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.103.103514
Erickcek, A. L., Ralegankar, P., & Shelton, J. (2021). Cannibal domination and the matter power spectrum. Physical Review D, 103(10), . https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.103.103508
Adshead, P. J., Pearce, L., Shelton, J., & Weiner, Z. J. (2020). Stochastic evolution of scalar fields with continuous symmetries during inflation. Physical Review D, 102(2), . https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.102.023526
Alimena, J., Beacham, J., Borsato, M., Cheng, Y., Vidal, X. C., Cottin, G., Curtin, D., De Roeck, A., Desai, N., Evans, J. A., Knapen, S., Kraml, S., Lessa, A., Liu, Z., Mehlhase, S., Ramsey-Musolf, M. J., Russell, H., Shelton, J., Shuve, B., ... Zhang, Y. (2020). Searching for long-lived particles beyond the Standard Model at the Large Hadron Collider. Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics, 47(9), . https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6471/ab4574
Baym, G., Beck, D. H., Filippini, J. P., Pethick, C. J., & Shelton, J. (2020). Searching for low mass dark matter via phonon creation in superfluid He 4. Physical Review D, 102(3), . https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.102.035014