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Professor Steven Jones

20040507-002AAHRF Advisor, Full Professor – Department of Physics – Brigham Young University

Dr. Jones received his BS in Physics (David O. McKay scholorship), and his Ph.D. in physics from Vanderbilt University retaining full tuition scholarship and research fellowship. Post-doctorate research conducted at Cornell University (CESR) and the Los Alamos Meson Physics Facility. Associate Director, Brigham Young University
Venter for Fusion Studies, 1989-1994.

Professor Jones has been working in the relatively new field of Archaeometry in recent years. A recent paper by Professor Jones with two BYU undergraduate students has been published in BYU Studies, 37:128-142 (1998), "Archaeometry Applied to Olmec Iron-ore Beads." In that research, they applied x-ray fluorescence spectroscopy, electron microprobe analysis, photomicroscopy, and magnetometer analysis to 3,000-year-old artifacts found in Southern Mexico.

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