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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
Chu Wang
Infection and structural Biology
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Christian Nweze
Photon Science/Nanoscience
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Alumni
Parisa Bayat
Nanoscience
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Jhilik Majumdar
Particle and Astroparticle Physics
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Event Calendar
18 Nov. 2019 to 20 Nov. 2019
Location: Room L202, Bldg. 48e, 2nd floor
18 Nov. 2019 12:00
Location: Grosser Gaestespeisesaal
18 Nov. 2019 to 22 Nov. 2019
Speaker: Dr. MELZER-PELLMANN, Isabell-A., Mr. ECSEDI, Kornel
Location: SR 4a/b
18 Nov. 2019 15:00
Speaker: Simon Plaetzer
Location: SR2
19 Nov. 2019 11:00
Speaker: Henrique Rubira (DESY)
Location: SR2
19 Nov. 2019 13:15
Speaker: Hermann Kohlstedt (Kiel University), Adrian Petraru (Kiel University)
Location: 109
19 Nov. 2019 15:00
Speaker: Adam Kardos (Debrecen University)
Location: SR2
19 Nov. 2019 16:45
Speaker: Aidan Robson (Glasgow Univ.)
Location: Auditorium
20 Nov. 2019 to 22 Nov. 2019
Location: FLASH Seminar Room (Bldg. 28c, second floor)
20 Nov. 2019 11:00
Chaired by: Ingo Bloch
20 Nov. 2019 11:00
Chaired by: Barbara Warmbein
Speaker: BEHNKE, Ties (DESY/Uni Bonn), BEHR, Katharina (DESY)
20 Nov. 2019 14:00
Speaker: Maia Filipe (Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University, Sweden)
Location: seminar room IV, first floor
20 Nov. 2019 14:30
Location: build. 2a, SR2
21 Nov. 2019 to 22 Nov. 2019
Chaired by: Wolfgang Brehm
Location: Seminar room 3
21 Nov. 2019 10:00
Speaker: Nikolay Shvetsov-Shilovskiy
Location: SR I+II
21 Nov. 2019 12:00
Location: 4th floor (Library)
21 Nov. 2019 15:30
Location: CMS meeting room
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