Cizewski, Jolie A.
Phone: 732-445-5500, ext. 3884
Ph.D., S.U.N.Y. at Stony Brook, 1978
Professional Summary/CV [.PDF]
Department of Physics and Astronomy, School of Arts and Sciences, New Brunswick; Rutgers
Areas of Interest
Heavy Atomic Nuclei, Unstable Nuclei, Applications of Nuclear Physics to Energy and National Security, Graduate Education in Science and Engineering. Department of Physics and Astronomy
I currently supervise graduate students and post-doctoral scholars, but do not teach in the classroom.
Memberships and Professional Service
Member, Program Advisory Committee, ATLAS, Argonne 2000-2003; Member, Nuclear Science Advisory Committee 2000-2003; Member, Program Advisory Committee, LANSCE, Los Alamos 1996-2005; Member, Council & Executive Board, American Physical Society 1993-1996; Member, Editorial Board, Physical Review C 1992-1995;Chair, Panel on Basic Nuclear Data Compilations, NRC 1989-1992; Guest Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory 1987-; Consultant, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 1982-; Visiting Staff Member, Los Alamos National Laboratory 1980-1993.
Jolie in Smokies on NC/TN border.
Grants, Honors, and Awards
Award for Excellence in Graduate Faculty Teaching, Rutgers University, 2000; Maria Goeppert Mayer Scholar, Argonne National Laboratory, 1997-1998; Faculty Award for Women Scientists and Engineers (NSF), 1991-1997; A.P. Sloan Foundation Fellow, 1983-1988; Fellow, American Physical Society; Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Academic Interests and Plans
I am interested in studying and understanding the structure of heavy atomic nuclei (mass 80), and in particular, nuclei with many more neutrons than stable isotopes. Theoretical models predict that the shell structure that characterizes stable nuclei may be quenched in very neutron-rich nuclei. Some of these neutron-rich nuclei also lie along the path that limits the rapid neutron capture process of nucleosynthesis. The studies of the properties of unstable nuclei are performed at the Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee using beams of rare isotopes. The current focus is on determining the single-neutron excitations of neutron-rich N=50 and N=82 nuclei, and probing the shell structure far from stability. I also serve as the Director of the Center of Excellence for Radioactive Ion Beam Studies for Stewardship Science.