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					Kimberly J. Palladino                                                 Curriculum Vitae


Contact        Laboratory for Nuclear Science                    Voice: (617) 715-4279
Information    Massachusetts Institute of Technology             Fax: (617) 253-0111
               77 Massachusetts Ave. 26-540                      E-mail: kjp@mit.edu
               Cambridge, MA 02139 USA

Research       Direct Dark Matter Detection, Particle Astrophysics, Neutrino Physics
Interests
Education      The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio USA
                  Ph.D., Physics, September 2009
                      Thesis Title: The ANITA-1 Limit on Gamma Ray Burst Neutrinos
                      Adviser: Professor James J. Beatty
                  M.S., Physics, April 2006
               Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania USA
                  1st year of graduate school, ’03-’04. Transferred with adviser to Ohio State
               Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey USA
                  A.B., Physics, June 2002

Employment     MIT: Laboratory for Nuclear Science, Cambridge, MA USA
and Research     Direct Dark Matter Detection
Experience       MiniCLEAN Collaboration                      September 2009 - present
                    Postdoctoral Fellow in Professor Jocelyn Monroe’s group
                    Projects on muon veto, neutron calibration source, neutron backgrounds

               The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio USA
                 Neutrino Astronomy
                 ANITA Collaboration                      July 2003 to September 2009
                    Graduate Research Assistant
                    SLAC beam test, 3 balloon flights including two from McMurdo Station,
                    Antarctica, simulations and data analysis

               Princeton University Princeton, New Jersey, USA
                  Cosmic Microwave Background
                  Atacama Cosmology Telescope                               Spring 2002
                     Undergraduate Senior Thesis under Prof. Suzanne Staggs
                  PIQUE Collaboration                    Summer 1999, Summer 2000
                     Undergraduate Research Assistant

Teaching       MIT: Laboratory for Nuclear Science, Cambridge, MA USA
Experience       Advising of 2 UROP students                Spring 2010 - present

               The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio USA
                 Oversight of undergraduate thesis project June 2007 to June 2008




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              Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania USA
                Recitation and Lab TA for freshman mechanics course       Spring 2004

              Pennsylvania State Governor’s School for the Sciences,
              Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA
                 Teaching Assistant and Resident Advisor               Summer 2000

Refereed
Papers
                1. Hoover, S. et al. Observation of Ultra-high-energy Cosmic Rays with the
                   ANITA Balloon-borne Radio Interferometer. Phys.Rev.Lett.
                   105:151101, 2010. arXiv:1005.0035.
                2. Gorham, P. W. et al. Observational Constraints on the Ultra-high Energy
                   Cosmic Neutrino Flux from the Second Flight of the ANITA Experiment.
                   Phys.Rev.D 82:022004, 2010. arXiv:1003.2961.
                3. Gorham, P. W. et al. New Limits on the Ultra-high Energy Cosmic Neu-
                   trino Flux from the ANITA Experiment. Phys.Rev.Lett. 103:051103,
                   2009. arXiv:0812.2715.
                4. Gorham, P. W. et al. The Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna Ultra-
                   high Energy Neutrino Detector Design, Performance, and Sensitivity for
                   2006-2007 Balloon Flight. Astropart.Phys. 32:10-41, 2009.
                   arXiv:0812.1920.
                5. Besson, D. Z. et al. In situ radioglaciological measurements near Taylor
                   Dome, Antarctica and implications for ultra-high energy (UHE) neutrino
                   astronomy. Astropart.Phys. 29.2:130-157, 2008. astro-ph/0703413.
                6. Gorham, P. W. et al. Observations of the Askaryan effect in ice.
                   Phys.Rev.Lett. 99:171101, 2007. hep-ex/0611008.
                7. Barwick, S. W. et al. Constraints on cosmic neutrino fluxes from the
                   ANITA experiment. Phys.Rev.Lett. 96:171101, 2006.
                   astro-ph/0512265.

Preprints
                1. Detrixhe, M. et al. Ultra-Relativistic Magnetic Monopole Search with the
                   ANITA-II Balloon-borne Radio Interferometer. arXiv:1008.1282.

Conference
Proceedings
                1. Palladino, K. J. et al. ANITA: First Flight Overview and Detector Per-
                   formance. Proceedings of the 30th International Cosmic Ray Conference.
                   5:1441-1444, 2008.

Conferences   IDM2010, Montpellier, France                                     July 2010
              Contributed Talk: “Geant4 Simulations of Neutron-Argon Interactions”



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                APS ‘April’ Meeting, Washington, D.C.                   February 2010
                Contributed Talk: “MiniCLEAN- A Dark Matter Experiment:
                Overview and Status”

                COSMO’08, Madison, Wisconsin                                   August 2008
                Contributed Talk: “The Search for Astrophysical Ultra High Energy Neutrinos”

                ICHEP’08, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania                              July 2008
                Contributed Talk: “The Search for Astrophysical Ultra High Energy Neutrinos”

                30th ICRC, Merida, Mexico                                       July 2007
                Contributed Talk: “ANITA: First Flight Overview and Detector Performance”

                APS April Meeting, Jacksonville, Florida                        April 2007
                Contributed Talk: “ANITA: A Balloon Borne Radio Detector of
                Ultra High Energy Neutrinos”

Seminar Talks LNS Lunch Seminar, MIT                                   September 2009
              Title: “The ANITA-I Limit on Ultra High Energy Neutrinos
              & Neutrinos from Gamma Ray Bursts”
              CENPA Seminar, University of Washington                   February 2010
              Title: “ANITA: Ballooning in Search of Neutrinos and Cosmic Rays”

Service and     Big Sister, Big Sister Association of Greater Boston Spring 2010 - present
Outreach           Mentor to a 15 yr. old girl interested in a science career
                Morning Science Lecture Speaker, McMurdo Station              November 2008
                Physics Graduate Student Council Member                 2005-2006, 2007-2008
                COSI Science Museum Superconductivity Day Volunteer            October 2007
                Speaker, AAUW Bucks County, Pennsylvania                          April 2007
                   7th Grade Girls’ Math and Science Awards Banquet
                Ohio State Science Fair Physics Judge                             April 2005

Other           American Red Cross of South Central Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska
Employment        AmeriCorps NRRC Team Member                 August 2002 to July 2003
                     National Disaster Relief Deployments, CPR Instructor,
                     Disaster Readiness teaching in Anchorage Elementary Schools




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