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Two thesis awards for DESY students

14 February 2019

Nedaa Asbah and Louise Poley with the ATLAS spokesman Karl Jakobs and the ATLAS collaboration board chair Max Klein. Image: DESY

ATLAS collaboration recognises outstanding works: Physics would not be such a productive field if it weren’t for all the bachelor, master and PhD students who build detectors and analyse data, especially in experiments in particle physics.

The collaborations at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Geneva recognise outstanding contributions through thesis awards. Nedaa Alexandra Asbah and Luise Poley, two former PhD students from DESY, today received awards for their theses from the ATLAS collaboration that runs the gigantic ATLAS detector at CERN.

Luise Poley, who was a member of the ATLAS group in Zeuthen, is now Chamberlain Fellow at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab in the United States. She continues her work on the upgrade of one of the innermost subdetectors of the ATLAS detector, the inner tracker, which was also the subject of her PhD thesis.

Nedaa Alexandra Asbah wrote her thesis on the production of Higgs particles in association with top quarks decaying into a pair of bottom quarks. She started a postdoc position at Harvard University in the US in May, working on data from the LHC as well as on the upgrade of ATLAS.  Read more


Fellows
Lisa Katharina Roth
Infection and Structural Biology
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Phillip Witthöft
Nanoscience
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Alumni
Nataliia Kovalchuk
Particle and Astroparticle Physics
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Jhilik Majumdar
Particle and Astroparticle Physics
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Event Calendar
22 Jul. 2019 to 26 Jul. 2019
Speaker: ARUTYUNOV, Gleb, Dr. DUHR, Claude
Location: Building 61, Lecture Hall
22 Jul. 2019 to 23 Jul. 2019
Speaker: Dr. CASTRO, Pedro
22 Jul. 2019 15:00
TBA
Speaker: Tommi Alanne (MPI Heidelberg)
Location: SR2
23 Jul. 2019 10:30
Speaker: Wim Leemans (DESY)
23 Jul. 2019 13:15
Speaker: Björn ENDERS (Berkeley LAB, Advanced Light Source, USA)
Location: 109
24 Jul. 2019 10:30
Speaker: GROJEAN, Christophe
24 Jul. 2019 11:45
Chaired by: Claudia Seitz
Speaker: MONTULL, Marc (DESY)
Location: Seminar Room 1
25 Jul. 2019 14:00
Speaker: Dr. KRUECKER, Dirk
Location: SR 4a
25 Jul. 2019 15:30
Location: CMS meeting room
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