NEW KENSINGTON, PA 15068
Lauren Pearce is an Assistant Professor of Physics. Before coming to Penn State New Kensington, she completed post-doctoral fellowships at the University of Minnesota and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She maintains an active research program in theoretical physics, focusing on the intersection of cosmology and high energy physics, looking at questions such as how the universe came to have more matter than antimatter and what enduring evidence an early period of rapid growth, called inflation, might leave.
Ph D, Theoretical Physics, University of California, Los Angeles
BA, 3 Majors: Physics, Mathematics, and Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania
MS, Physics, University of Pennsylvania