The NYU Experimental Particle Physics Group

Faculty

Kyle Cranmer, Associate Professor
Interests: ATLAS, Higgs searches, statistical methods for particle physics, improved methods for publishing, data preservation, light gauge boson searches, MissingET triggers.
Publications: INSPIRE | CERN
Presentations: ATLAS
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Andy Haas, Assistant Professor
Interests: ATLAS, SUSY / Exotic searches (lepton-jets, new long-lived particles, etc.), Simulation software, Data acquisition.
Papers: INSPIRE
Presentations: ATLAS
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Allen I. Mincer, Professor
Interests: ATLAS: Supersymmetry searches, MissingET triggers; MILAGRO.
Publications: INSPIRE | CERN
Presentations: ATLAS
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Peter Nemethy, Professor
Interests: ATLAS: Supersymmetry searches, MissingET triggers; MILAGRO.
Publications: INSPIRE | CERN
Presentations: ATLAS

Visiting Scholar

Rostislav Konoplich, Professor of Physics at Manhattan College
Interests: ATLAS: Higgs physics, Supersymmetry searches and measurements; Elementary particle phenomenology; astrophysics.
Publications: INSPIRE | CERN
Presentations: ATLAS

Research Scientists and Research Associates

Cyril Becot, Research Scientist
Interests: ATLAS, Higgs precision measurements, searches.
Publications: INSPIRE | CERN
Presentations: ATLAS

Benjamin Kaplan, Research Scientist
Interests: ATLAS, multileptons, supersymmetry searches.
Publications: INSPIRE | CERN
Presentations: ATLAS

Gilles Louppe, Research Scientist and Moore-Sloan Data Science Fellow
Interests: Machine learning, likelihood free inference, scientific software.
Publications: Google Scholar | ORCID
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Christopher Musso , Staff
Interests: ATLAS: Instrumentation and LHC upgrade.

Graduate Students

Lukas Heinrich
Interests: ATLAS, SUSY searches, Recast and analysis preservation, trigger and analysis software

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Shahab Kohani
Interests: tracking detectors.

Colleen Treado
Interests: SUSY Searches

Former Graduate Students

Karthik Krishnaiyengar
Interests: ATLAS, SUSY searches.
Went on to: Chase bank

Ricardo Neves
Interests: ATLAS, SUSY Searches, trigger.
Went on to: Data Scientist at KPMG

Sven Kreiss
Interests: ATLAS, Higgs searches, top physics, statistical tools.

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Went on to: data scientist at Wild Card
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James Beacham
Interests: ATLAS: Higgs-related searches, APEX: light gauge boson searches, archival ALEPH analyses
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Went on to: post doc in ATLAS group at The Ohio State University
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Loek Hooft van Huysduynen
Interests: ATLAS, lepton jets, top physics.
Went on to: Data Scientist at Tapad
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George Herbert Lewis
Interests: ATLAS, Higgs searches, top physics.
Went on to: data scientist at LendUp
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Grant Christopher
Thesis: "Physics from the Very-High Energy Cosmic-Ray Shadows of the Moon and Sun with Milagro", Milagro, 2011
Went on to: post doc at Brown University; now at the International Centre for Security Analysis King's College, London

Long Zhao
Thesis: "A Global Fitting Method to Improve Missing Transverse Energy by Hadronic Energy Scale Correction", ATLAS, 2011
Went on to: Goldman Sachs special situation group

Brian Kolterman
Thesis: "Observation of the Large Scale Cosmic-Ray Anisotropy at TeV Energies with the Milagro Detector," 2008.
Went on to: Theoretical neuroscience at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Roman Fleysher
Thesis: "Search for Gamma-ray Emission from Galactic Plane with Milagro," 2003.
Went on to: Research Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Lazar Fleysher
Thesis: "Search for Relic Neutralinos with Milagro," 2003.
Went on to: Associate Scientist, Translational and Molecular Imaging Institute Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai

Former Research Scientists and Research Associates

Catrin Bernius, Research Scientist
Interests: ATLAS, multileptons, supersymmetry searches.
Publications: INSPIRE | CERN
Presentations: ATLAS

Kirill Prokofiev, Research Scientist
Interests: ATLAS: Higgs physics, tracking, vertexing, luminosity measurements.
Publications: INSPIRE | CERN
Presentations: ATLAS
Went on to: Research Assistant Professor at Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

Attila Krasznahorkay, Research Scientist
Interests: ATLAS: Top physics, Trigger, Analysis Software.
Publications: INSPIRE | CERN
Presentations: ATLAS
Went on to: CERN Fellow

Diego Casadei , Research Scientist
Interests: ATLAS, Supersymmetry searches, astrophysics, statistical methods for particle physics, MissingET triggers.
Publications: INSPIRE | CERN

Presentations: ATLAS Went on to: FHNW, School of Engineering and UCL, Department of Physics and Astronomy


Emeritus Faculty

John Sculli
Went on to: retire in style