Hen Lab - Laboratory for Nuclear Science @ MIT

Welcome to the Hen-Lab website; Here you can get to know the group, read about our research, and find our latest publications. We are (primarily) a scattering group that uses high-energy electron, neutrino, proton and ion scattering to study effects of QCD in the nuclear medium, the interplay between partonic and nucleonic degrees of freedom in nuclei (e.g. the EMC effect), neutrino-nucleus interactions and more. If you find our work interesting, and have space for more stamps on your passport, feel free to contact us and learn about how you can get involved!

Recent News

September 01, 2020

"Hen’s hunt for neutrinos" - check out this great new article by MIT's Tech featuring our electrons-4-neutrinos work

August 14, 2020

Bringing Tritium back! Jefferson Lab PAC approved our new Tritium@CLAS12 proposals for precision studies of few-body nuclear dynamics

August 12, 2020

Adi Ashkenazi named 2020 Tollestrup Award recepient. “for substantial improvements to the modeling of neutrino interactions using electron scattering data and widespread contributions to data acquisition, background modeling and systematics on MicroBooNE”

August 03, 2020

Happy to welcome post-baccalaureate researchers Natalie Wright and Alex Kiral to the gruop!

June 23, 2020

Congratulations to Adi for delivering a great Neutrino2020 plenary talk on our e4nu effort to >1000 physicists!

June 16, 2020

Wishing luck to (now former) group postdoc Dr. Holly Szumila-Vance as she starts a perminent-track staff scientist position at Jefferson Lab!

June 15, 2020

Congratulations to group postdoc Dr. Dien Thi Nguyen for recieving the prestigious JAS Nathan Isgur fellowship!

June 08, 2020

"Physicists Study Mirror Nuclei For Precision Theory Test" - JLab Press release on our Tritium paper

June 06, 2020

Congratulations to group graduate student Jackson Pybus for recieving the EIC graduate fellowship!

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