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Faculty | Stuart L. Mufson

Stuart L. MufsonEmeritus Professor
Ph.D. Astronomy and Astrophysics,
University of Chicago, 1973

Contact Information:

Department of Astronomy
Indiana University
Swain West 322
727 East Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
Phone: (812) 855-6917
Email: mufson [at]

Biographical Information:

Professor Mufson has been on the IU Astronomy faculty since 1977. He received a Ph.D from University of Chicago in 1973. He was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory and the Marshall Space Flight Center. He most recently taught A100 (The Solar System), A115 (Birth and Death of the Universe), A221 (General Astronomy I), and A580 (Physical and Observational Cosmology).

Research Interests:
  • Neutrino Physics with the MINOS experiment at Fermilab
  • Responsible for production and delivery of the active detector medium (liquid scintillator) to northern Minnesota and the design/construction of the thermally controlled heat sinks for NOνA
  • Manager for the development of the photon detection system for LBNE
Selected Publications:

Complete list of refereed publications from ADS