Stefano Profumo serves as an Associate Professor of physics at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Calif, USA and the Deputy Director for theory of the Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics, Santa Cruz, Calif, USA. Profumo graduated from the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA-ISAS), Trieste, Italy. Prior to that, Profumo earned his B.S. degree from Scuola Normale, Pisa, Italy and was a postdoctoral scholar at Florida State and Caltech. Profumo joined the ranks of the University of California in 2007 and was promoted to early Tenure in 2011. Profumo's research focuses on particle physics beyond the standard model, and specifically on the question of the nature of dark matter, and on mechanisms for the production of the matter-antimatter asymmetry in the Universe.
Biography Updated on 23 May 2012