Thomas A. Cahill

Position Title

  • Physics

Prof. Tom Cahill spent five decades characterizing aerosols via nuclear analysis, ensconced in circa 270 peer reviewed publications. He designed and ran the IMPROVE network from 1977-1997, and was a director of Crocker Nuclear Laboratory. He mentored hundreds of students as a faculty member at UC Davis and published several books spanning from new techniques of ion accelerators to science fiction adventures. He passed away in May of 2019.