Nasser Kalantar-Nayestanaki#


Nasser Kalantar-Nayestanaki
Email:nasser 'at' kvi.nl
Membership Number:4488
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:THE NETHERLANDS
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:nkalantar-nayestanaki
Elected:2017
Homepage: http://www.rug.nl/staff/n.kalantar-nayestanaki



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2008 - present Full professor of Physics, University of Groningen
  • 2004 - 2008 Adjunct professor of Physics, University of Groningen
  • 2000 - 2004 Associate professor of Physics, University of Groningen
  • 2001 Visiting professor at Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
  • 1993 - 2000 Assistant professor of physics, University of Groningen
  • 1989 - 1992 Research Scientist, Free University of Amsterdam
  • 1986 - 1989 Research associate (post-doc), NIKHEF, Amsterdam
  • 1983 - 1986 Research assistant (PhD student), MIT, Cambridge, USA

Fields of Scholarship
  • Nuclear structure and reactions using electron scattering
  • Few-body physics
  • Hadron Physics
  • Multi-particle detection within a large solid angle
  • Nuclear reactions at low-momentum transfers
  • Utilising radioactive ions for nuclear structure studies
  • Using storage rings for nuclear structure studies
  • Detector developments at Ultra High Vacuum (UHV)
  • Monte-Carlo simulations for large detection systems
  • Developing analysis techniques for various experiments

Honours and Awards
  • 1981 Salisbury undergraduate award
  • Since 2013 Fellow, American Physical Society
  • Since 2014 Member of Merit, Netherlands Physical Society
  • 2016 GENCO (GSI Exotic Nuclei Community) membership award for outstanding contributions to reaction experiments with relativistic stored radioactive beams for the study of collective modes

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