Carter Hall will replace Kara Hoffman as the Associate Chair for Undergraduate Education in the Department of Physics, effective July 1, 2020.

Hall graduated summa cum laude from Virginia Tech and earned his his Ph.D. from Harvard University, where he was awarded the Goldhaber Prize and Wallace-Noyes Fellowship. After a postdoctoral appointment at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, he joined the University of Maryland in 2006. He has received a Department of Energy Early Career Award, the Richard A. Ferrell Distinguished Faculty Fellowship and the CMNS Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

From 2017-19, Hall was the spokesperson for the LZ experiment, and now leads its xenon handling system.