Ian Shoemaker

Ian Shoemaker

Assistant Professor


Akeley-Lawrence Science Center

Phone: (605) 677-5649

Email: Ian.Shoemaker@usd.edu

Website: http://inspirehep.net/author/profile/Ian.M.Shoemaker.1

Research Interests:

Particle physics beyond the Standard Model, Astroparticle physics, dark matter, neutrinos.


  • Ph D, Physics, UCLA, 2010
  • BS, Physics, Brandeis University, 2005


Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Shoemaker, Ian. Mapping The Neutrino Floor For Dark Matter-Electron Direct Detection Experiments. Vol. https://journals.aps.org/prd/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevD.97.115026. Physical Review D, 2018.
  • Emken, Timon, and Kouvaris, Chris. Terrestrial Effects on Dark Matter-Electron Scattering Experiments. Phys.Rev. D96 (2017) no.1, 015018 , 2017. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.96.015018 )
  • Shoemaker, Ian. A COHERENT Search Strategy for Beyond Standard Model Neutrino Interactions. Phys.Rev. D95 (2017) no.11, 115028 , 2017. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.95.115028)
  • Frandsen, Mads T., and Shoemaker, Ian. Asymmetric dark matter models and the LHC diphoton excess, 064. Vol. 2016, Iss. 05. Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 2016. (DOI: 10.1088/1475-7516/2016/05/064 )
  • Murase, Kohta, and Shoemaker, Ian. Detecting Asymmetric Dark Matter in the Sun with Neutrinos. arXiv preprint arXiv:1606.03087, 2016. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.94.063512)
  • Franzosi, Diogo B., Frandsen, Mads T., and Shoemaker, Ian. New or Nu missing energy: Discriminating dark matter from neutrino interactions at the LHC, 095001. Vol. 93, Iss. 9. Physical Review D, 2016. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.93.095001)
  • Shoemaker, Ian, and Murase, Kohta. Probing BSM neutrino physics with flavor and spectral distortions: Prospects for future high-energy neutrino telescopes, 085004. Vol. 93, Iss. 8. Physical Review D, 2016. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.93.085004 )
  • Turley, CF, Fox, DB, Murase, Kohta, Falcone, A, Barnaba, M, Coutu, S, Cowen, DF, Filippatos, G, Hanna, C, Keivani, A, and Shoemaker, Ian. Search for Blazar Flux-Correlated TeV Neutrinos in IceCube 40-String Data, 117. Vol. 833, Iss. 1. The Astrophysical Journal, 2016. (DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/833/1/117 )
  • Cherry, John F., Friedland, Alexander, and Shoemaker, Ian. Short-baseline neutrino oscillations, Planck, and IceCube. arXiv preprint arXiv:1605.06506, 2016.
  • Murase, Kohta, Kashiyama, Kazumi, Meszáros, Peter, Shoemaker, Ian, and Senno, Nicholas. Ultrafast Outflows from Black Hole Mergers with a Minidisk, L9. Vol. 822, Iss. 1. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2016. (DOI: 10.3847/2041-8205/822/1/L9)
  • Bell, Nicole F., Horiuchi, Shunsaku, and Shoemaker, Ian. Annihilating asymmetric dark matter, 023505. Vol. 91, Iss. 2. Physical Review D, 2015. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.91.023505)
  • Farzan, Yasaman, and Shoemaker, Ian. Lepton flavor violating non-standard interactions via light mediators. J. High Energ. Phys., 2015. (DOI: 10.1007/JHEP07(2016)033)
  • Kouvaris, Chris, and Shoemaker, Ian. Daily modulation as a smoking gun of dark matter with significant stopping rate, 095011. Vol. 90, Iss. 9. Physical Review D, 2014. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.93.085004)
  • Cherry, John F., Frandsen, Mads T., and Shoemaker, Ian. Halo-independent direct detection of momentum-dependent dark matter, 022. Vol. 2014, Iss. 10. Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 2014. (DOI: 10.1088/1475-7516/2014/10/022 )
  • Cherry, John F., Friedland, Alexander, and Shoemaker, Ian. Neutrino portal dark matter: from dwarf galaxies to IceCube. arXiv preprint arXiv:1411.1071, 2014.
  • Frandsen, Mads T., and Shoemaker, Ian. Up-shot of inelastic down-scattering at CDMS-Si, 051701. Vol. 89, Iss. 5. Physical Review D, 2014. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.89.051701)
  • Frandsen, Mads T., Sannino, Francesco, Shoemaker, Ian, and Svendsen, Ole. X-ray lines from dark matter: the good, the bad, and the unlikely, 033. Vol. 2014, Iss. 05. Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 2014. (DOI: 10.1088/1475-7516/2014/05/033 )
  • Shoemaker, Ian, Frandsen, Mads T., Sannino, Francesco, and Svendsen, Ole. LUX constraints on magnetic dark matter in a perturbative extension of the standard model with(out) naturality.. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.89.055004)
  • Shoemaker, Ian, Cirigliano, Vincenzo, Graesser, Michael L., and Ovanesyan, Grigory. Shining LUX on Isospin-Violating Dark Matter Beyond Leading Order.. (DOI: 10.1016/j.physletb.2014.10.058)
  • Shoemaker, Ian. Constraints on Dark Matter Protohalos in Effective Theories and Neutrinophilic Dark Matter.. (DOI: 10.1016/j.dark.2013.07.002 )
  • Friedland, Alexander, and Shoemaker, Ian. Searching for Novel Neutrino Interactions at NOvA and Beyond in Light of Large theta_13. arXiv preprint arXiv:1207.6642, 2012.
  • Shoemaker, Ian, and Vecchi, Luca. Unitarity and Monojet Bounds on Models for DAMA, CoGeNT, and CRESST-II.. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.86.015023)
  • Shoemaker, Ian, Bell, Nicole F., Petraki, Kalliopi, and Volkas, Raymond R.. Pangenesis in a Baryon-Symmetric Universe: Dark and Visible Matter via the Affleck-Dine Mechanism.. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.84.123505 )
  • Graesser, Michael L., Shoemaker, Ian, and Vecchi, Luca. A dark force for baryons. arXiv preprint arXiv:1107.2666, 2011.
  • Shoemaker, Ian, Petraki, Kalliopi, and Kusenko, Alexander. Collider signatures of sterile neutrinos in models with a gauge-singlet Higgs, 1-16. Vol. 2010, Iss. 9. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2010. (DOI: 10.1007/JHEP09(2010)060 )
  • Shoemaker, Ian. Cosmological and astrophysical implications of supersymmetric Q-balls..
  • Mazumdar, Anupam, and Shoemaker, Ian. Extreme gravitational waves from inflaton fragmentation. arXiv preprint arXiv:1010.1546, 2010.
  • Shoemaker, Ian. Conversion of baryonic fermions into squarks in neutron stars from supersymmetric dark matter Q-balls, 031702. Vol. 80, Iss. 3. Physical Review D, 2009. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.80.031702 )
  • Kusenko, Alexander, and Shoemaker, Ian. Neutrinos from the terrestrial passage of supersymmetric dark-matter q-balls, 027701. Vol. 80, Iss. 2. Physical Review D, 2009. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.80.027701)
  • Shoemaker, Ian. Properties of Q-ball dark matter: moving away from flat directions. arXiv preprint arXiv:0906.1834, 2009.
  • Shoemaker, Ian, and Kusenko, Alexander. Ground states of baryoleptonic Q-balls in supersymmetric models, 075014. Vol. 78, Iss. 7. Physical Review D, 2008. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.78.075014 )
  • Shoemaker, Ian. Testing large non-standard neutrino interactions with arbitrary mediator mass after COHERENT data. Vol. JHEP 1807 (2018) 037 . Journal of High Energy Physics.
  • Shoemaker, Ian. Neutrino Oscillations in Dark Backgrounds. Vol. 1807 (2018) no.07, 004 . Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics.
  • Coloma, Pilar, Machado, Pedro, and Martinez-Soler, Ivan. Double Bangs from New Physics in IceCube. Physical Review Letters.
  • Shoemaker, Ian, Cherry, John F., and Frandsen, Mads T.. Direct Detection Phenomenology in Models Where the Products of Dark Matter Annihilation Interact with Nuclei.. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.231303 )
  • Shoemaker, Ian, and Sannino, Francesco. Asymptotically Safe Dark Matter.. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.92.043518)
  • Shoemaker, Ian, Kouvaris, Chris, and Tuominen, Kimmo. Self-Interacting Dark Matter through the Higgs Portal.. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.91.043519)
  • Shoemaker, Ian, and Friedland, Alexander. Integrating In Dark Matter Astrophysics at Direct Detection Experiments.. (DOI: 10.1016/j.physletb.2013.06.012 )
  • Graesser, Michael L., Shoemaker, Ian M., and Vecchi, Luca. Asymmetric WIMP Dark Matter, 110. Vol. 1110. J. High Energ. Phys.. (DOI: 10.1007/JHEP10(2011)110 )
  • Shoemaker, Ian, Friedland, Alexander, Graesser, Michael L., and Vecchi, Luca. Probing Nonstandard Standard Model Backgrounds with LHC Monojets.. (DOI: 10.1016/j.physletb.2012.06.078 )
  • Shoemaker, Ian, and Kusenko, Alexander. Gravitino dark matter from Q-ball decays.. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.80.075021 )


  • Shoemaker, Ian. Probing New Physics with High Energy Neutrino Measurements at IceCube. Presented at the Precision Investigations of the Neutrino Sector, SLAC Natl. Lab, Menlo Park, CA. (March 15, 2017)
  • Shoemaker, Ian. Secluded Neutrinos: From the Early Universe to IceCube. Presented at the Invited research seminar, Fermilab, Batavia, IL. (November 17, 2016)
  • Shoemaker, Ian. BSM Clues from Extraterrestrial Neutrinos. Presented at the Invited research seminar, SLAC Natl. Lab, Menlo Park, CA. (November 2, 2016)