Diego Castano, Ph.D.

Diego Castano

Associate Professor

Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
Department of Chemistry and Physics

Honors Engagement

 Research Focus


Diego Castano is a theoretical physicist who has researched and published in the area of particle physics. His collaborative publication, “Renormalization Group Study of the Standard Model and its Extensions,” has been cited more than 350 times in peer-reviewed journals. Castano presented a lecture on his personal experiences in genetic genealogy as part of the Honors Seminar in Genetics and Genealogy, and he presented a lecture on rocketry and launched a model rocket at an Honors Program event.