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LPC Distinguished Researchers - 2015
... contributing to the testing of the CMS Phase 1 Forward Pixel detector modules and searching for new physics that decays preferentially to top quark pairs ...
... searches for new physics and exotic Higgs decays, as well as dark matter searches ...
... preparing for high-priority top physics analyses that can immediately be performed when the LHC turns on at the new energy of 13 TeV ...
... looking for new physics signatures that include highly-boosted W/Z/H bosons and top quarks ...
... developing the idea and performing the R&D needed to build the High Granularity Calorimeter ...
... understanding the origin of the electroweak symmetry breaking, and searches for direct experimental evidence of physics beyond the Standard Model ...
... enabling LPC residents to get involved in critical operations and calibration activities, training the future Strip tracker expert generation necessary to strengthen the Tracker project and ensure its continued successful operation ...
... focus on the analysis of same-sign dilepton events with Run 2 data and improve the sensitivity of CMS analyses in this final state ...
... leading searches for Higgs boson pair production in 13 TeV data ...
... searches for Heavy Higgs, and electroweak multiboson production and scattering in the semileptonic channel with searches for anomalous gauge couplings ...
... leading the upgrade effort for the online DQM framework in preparation for Run II, including the development of an interface to the new file-based data aquisition system ...
... VLQ searches in single production channel with focus on bottom like heavy quarks and searches with SUSY models with low missing transverse energy ...
... improve the top tagger used in the 8 TeV analysis, use the top tagger for gluino-mediated stop production and direct stop production covering topologies with different branching fraction of the stop decays ...
... preparing for Run II within PPD, analysis in EXO and SUSY, finishing the studies we started in Run I and preparing the Run II analysis campaign ...
... exploiting jet substructure techniques in the boosted regime of associated Higgs production to reduce these backgrounds, improve the sensitivity, and firmly establish the decay to b quarks ...