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LPC Distinguished Researchers - 2014
... prepare the Hcal and HO for data-taking in 2015 and finalizing papers on a search for a high-mass Higgs-like boson and anomalous triple-gauge couplings....
...developing triggers based on jet substructure...adapting the HLT tools for the transition to DAQ2 and the file-based HLT...
...focus on searches for new physics with top quarks and development of trigger algorithms for Run II....
...developing the track trigger in Fermilab and with the Track Integration group in view to prepare the trigger for the High-Luminosity LHC...
...working on Exotica searches. My current interest is in new physics signatures in high jet-multiplicity final states. I will also be working on the HCAL upgrade...
...contribute to CMS Phase II detector upgrade studies...heavily involved in upgrade studies for the CMS forward calorimeter.
...contributing to the R&D efforts at Fermilab towards such "track triggering" where bleeding-edge technologies like 3D chips for rapid pattern recognition within the tracker...
...working on algorithms that will improve jet-substructure performance at very high pileup and applying these tools to new searche ...
...plan to focus on searches for Supersymmetry signatures with low missing transverse energy ("Stealth SUSY") that contain a large number of jets ...
...prepare for data-taking through involvement on the muon electronics upgrade, organization of a working group focused on fake lepton backgrounds and work on trigger development...
...work on searches for new physics in the all-hadronic channel. My primary focus will be improvement of the all-hadronic direct stop search and new searches covering the compressed spectrum. In addition, I will continue my work on the Combined Forward Calorimeter for the HCAL PhaseII upgrade....
... using these boosted boson/top tagging techniques in both SUSY RPV and RPC searches for natural stops in collaboration with LPC SUSY group. I also like to contribute to CMS pixel simulation as phase 1 upgrade program...
...Physics Coordinator of the CMS experiment in 2012-2013; main interests span Higgs physics and searches for new phenomena....
...As co-convenor of the CMS Top physics group I will oversee the completion of the legacy publications based on the 7 and 8 TeV datasets, and prepare for data taking and physics analysis at higher energy in 2015...
...plan to explore and develop tools and techniques for searches of SUSY with Higgs in the final state (in the gaugino/higgsino sector)...
...understanding of advanced jet techniques for a broad range of physics applications. Jets are very rich and complicated objects and probing their structure improves our knowledge of perturbative QCD...understanding the Higgs sector and the nature of electroweak symmetry breaking...
...continue my work on searches for supersymmetry. For 2014-2015, I will serve as convener of the supersymmetry group at CMS. My main focus will be on preparations for the discovery of beyond-the-Standard-Model physics in the next LHC run at 13 TeV...
...involved in establishing cluster energy corrections in the ECAL and evaluating the performance of the new PF e/gamma algorithm for electrons and photons...
...Preparations for SUSY searches with 13TeV data in 2015...
...focus on the EXO Z' search, which the Z' decays into leptons. In addition, I will continue to work the Drell-Yan differential cross section measurement to understand the SM physics to discover new physics,...
...continue the search for new physics beyond the standard model using top quarks.I am also contributing to the phase-I upgrades of the hadron calorimeter (HCAL) readout electronics and improvements of the particle flow algorithms. ...
...work on exotic mesons, new physics via rare processes, preparing for new physics searches in high-pt region using 13 TeV data...continue the effort on HCAL upgrade..