College of Natural and Computational Sciences

Steve Dye, Ph.D.

Professor of PhysicsSteve Dye, Ph.D.


HPU Email: sdye@hpu.edu

Office Telephone and FAX: 808-236-5830,  FAX: 808-236-5880

Office location: 216 Hawaii Loa Campus

PhD Physics 1988, University of Hawaii at Manoa

M.S. Physics 1984, University of Hawaii at Manoa

B.S. Physics 1982 with Distinction, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Books (past 3 years):
     S.T. Dye editor, Neutrino Geophysics: Proceedings of Neutrino Sciences 2005 (Springer, Netherlands: 2007).

Journal Publications (past 3 years):
     S.T. Dye, “Neutrino mixing discriminates geo-reactor models”, Phys. Lett. B 679 (2009) 15-18.
     S.T. Dye, W.F. McDonough, J.M. Mahoney, “Geo-neutrino measurements and models investigate deep earth”, Eos 89 (2008) 433-434.
     J.G. Learned, S.T. Dye, S. Pakvasa, R.C. Svoboda, “Determination of Neutrino Mass Hierarchy and _13 with a Remote Detector of Reactor Antineutrinos”, Phys. Rev. D (Rapid Communications) 78 (2008) 071302.
     S.T. Dye and E.H. Guillian, “Estimating terrestrial uranium and thorium by antineutrino flux measurements”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.105 (2008) 44-47.
     S.T. Dye et al., “Earth Radioactivity Measurements with a Deep Ocean Anti-neutrino Observatory”, Earth, Moon, and Planets 99 (2006) 241-252.
     S. Dye and S. Stein, “Exploring Earth's Energetics and Composition With Geoneutrinos”, Eos 87 (2006) 253.

Conference Proceedings (past 3 years):
     S.T. Dye et al., “Geo-neutrino observation”, Am. Inst. Phys. Conf. Proc. (2009) in press.
     S.T. Dye, “Geo-neutrinos”, Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl.) 188 (2009) 133-135.
     S.T. Dye, “Science Potential of a Deep Ocean Antineutrino Observatory”, Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl.) 168 (2007) 144-146.
     J.G. Learned, S.T. Dye, S. Pakvasa (2007) "Hanohano: A Deep Ocean Anti-Neutrino Detector for Unique Neutrino Physics and Geophysics Studies". In "Proceedings of the XII International Workshop on Neutrino Telescopes", Venice, March 6-9, 2007, ed. by Milla Baldo Ceolin, pp. 235-269.
     J.G. Learned, S.T. Dye, S. Pakvasa, ``Neutrino Geophysics Conference Introduction" Earth, Moon, and Planets 99 (2006) 1-15.

Presentations (past 3 years):
     Stanford Linear Accelerator Center Experimental Seminar, Palo Alto, CA, August 2009, “Geo-neutrinos”
     Towards Neutrino Technology, Trieste, Italy, July 2009, “Neutrino mixing discriminates geo-reactor models”
     Topics in Astro-particle and Underground Physics 2009, Rome, Italy, July 2009, “Geo-neutrinos”
     University of California at Davis, Davis, CA, June 2009, “Geo-neutrinos”
     Intersections of Particle and Nuclear Physics 2009, La Jolla, CA, May 2009, “Geo-neutrino observation”
     Neutrino Geosciences 2008, Sudbury, Canada, September 2008, “Hanohano”
     Neutrino Oscillation Workshop 2008, Lecce, Italy, September 2008, “Geo-neutrinos: An overview”
     Hawaii Pacific University, Kaneohe, HI, August 2008, “When will we see geo-neutrinos?”, Fall Faculty Scholarship Day
     Neutrino 2008, Christchurch, New Zealand, May 2008, “Hanohano- A Deep Ocean Antineutrino Observatory”
     Neutrino Detection and Nuclear Monitoring Workshop, College Park, MD, January 2008, “An Introduction to the Science Potential of a Portable, Deep-Ocean, Electron Anti-Neutrino Observatory”
     Joint Meeting of Pacific Region Particle Physics Communities, Honolulu, HI, October 2006, “The Science Potential of a Deep Ocean Antineutrino Observatory”
     Neutrino Oscillation Workshop 2006, Lecce, Italy, September 2006, “A Deep Ocean Antineutrino Observatory: An Introduction to the Science Potential of Hanohano”
     Hawaii Pacific University, Kaneohe, HI, August 2006, “Go-neutrino Detection from the Oceanic Crust”, Fall Faculty Scholarship Day
     American Geophysical Union's Spring Meeting, Baltimore, MD, May 2006, “Geo-neutrino Detection from the Oceanic Crust”

Service (past 3 years):
     CNCS Promotion and Review Committee- F09-present
     Faculty Assembly Promotion and Review Committee- F07-S09
     Developed physical sciences minor
     Developed modern physics course- PHYS 2054
     Dissertation Committee- Stephanie Smith, Ph.D candidate, University of Hawaii at Manoa
     Master of Science Thesis Committee- Physical Properties of Liquid Scintillators, Peter D. Grach, M.S. Physics, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Fall 2006

Grants, Contracts and Awards (past 3 years):
     CSEDI Collaborative Research: Neutrino Geophysics: collaboration between geology and particle physics, National Sciences Foundation grant Fall 2009- $69,421
     Research in Neutrino Sciences, TSEP award Fall 2009- $2700 for one 3-credit course release
     Geo-neutrinos, Faculty Development award Spring 2009- $2400 for travel to present paper at Neutrino Oscillation Workshop at Lecce, Italy
     Research in Neutrino Sciences, TSEP award Spring 2009- $2700 for one 3-credit course release
     Science Potential of a Deep Ocean Antineutrino Detector, Faculty Development award Fall 2006- $2100 for travel to present paper at Neutrino         Oscillation Workshop 2006 at Lecce, Italy
     Geo-Neutrino Science, TSEP award Fall 2006- $2700 for one 3-credit course release