PhD in nuclear physics, University of Notre Dame
MS in physics, University of Notre Dame
BS in physics, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Areas of Expertise
- Computational Physics
- Quantum Mechanics
- Nuclear Physics
- Image and Video Analysis
- Pairing of Nuclei
- Nuclear Astrophysics
Courses Recently Taught
- PHYS 105: Astronomy
- PHYS 121 & 122: General Physics I & II
- PHYS 235: Nuclear Astrophysics
- PHYS 272L: Computational Physics Lab
- PHYS 321/323: Lagrangian Mechanics/Classical Mechanics
- PHYS 341/343: Statistical Mechanics/Thermodynamics
- PHYS 424: Quantum Mechanics
Creative and Scholarly Work
K. Neergard and I. Bentley, Role of pair-vibrational correlations in forming the odd-even mass diﬀerence. Physics Review C 99, 054315 (2019).
L. Kloepper, and I. Bentley. Stereotypy of group ﬂight in Brazilian free-tailed bats. Journal of Animal Behavior. 131, 123 (2017).
I. Bentley, Y. Colon Rodriguez*, S. Cunningham*, and A. Aprahamian. Shell structure from nuclear observables. Physics Review C 93, 044337 (2016).
I. Bentley, Particle-hole symmetry numbers for nuclei. Indian Journal of Physics 90, Issue 9, 1069 (2016).
I. Bentley and S. Frauendorf. Relation Between Wigner Energy and Proton-Neutron Pairing. Physics Review C 88, 014322 (2013).
S. Brett*, I. Bentley, N. Paul*, R. Surman and A. Aprahamian. Sensitivity of the r-process to nuclear masses. European Physics Journal A 48: 184 (2012).
American Physical Society, 2012–present
Pi Mu Epsilon, 2014–present
Sigma Pi Sigma, 2004–present