2016 CHIPP Annual Plenary Meeting and PhD/Postdoc Days

from Tuesday, August 23, 2016 (9:15 AM) to Thursday, August 25, 2016 (4:30 PM)
USI, Lugano

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Aug 23, 2016
Aug 24, 2016
Aug 25, 2016
9:15 AM
CHIPP Formal Plenary - Tatsuya Nakada (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH)) (until 11:50 AM) ()
9:15 AM Welcome, news from CHIPP Board and Executive Board - Tatsuya Nakada (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   ()
9:30 AM Elections of Swiss representatives and admission of new honorary members - Tatsuya Nakada (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   ()
9:45 AM CHIPP Computing Board report - Christoph Grab (Eidgenoessische Tech. Hochschule Zuerich (CH))   ()
10:00 AM CHIPP Outreach report - Hans Peter Beck (Universitaet Bern (CH))   ()
10:15 AM Advisory Committee of CERN Users (ACCU) report - Michael Dittmar (Eidgenoessische Tech. Hochschule Zuerich (CH))   ()
10:30 AM European Committee for Future Accelerators (ECFA) report - Lenny Rivkin (Paul Scherrer Institut (CH))   ()
10:45 AM Astroparticle Physics European Consortium (APPEC) report - Teresa Montaruli (Universite de Geneve (CH))   ()
11:00 AM Nuclear Physics European Collaboration Committee (NuPECC) report - Bernd Krusche (University of Basel)   ()
11:15 AM CERN Council report - Olivier Schneider (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   ()
11:30 AM The Future Circular Collider (FCC) project - Lenny Rivkin (Paul Scherrer Institut (CH))   ()
9:00 AM --- SPS Plenary: Laura Heyderman (9:00-9:40), Tilman Sauer (9:40-10:20) ---
10:20 AM --- Coffee break ---
10:50 AM --- SPS Plenary: Aleksandra Radenovic (10:50-11:30), NN (11:30-12:00) ---
9:00 AM --- SPS Plenary: Jonathan Home (9:00-9:40), Laura Baudis (9:40-10:20) ---
10:20 AM --- SPS Poster Award Session ---
10:40 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:15 AM
TASK IV: Standard Model Measurements - Rainer Wallny (Eidgenoessische Tech. Hochschule Zuerich (CH)) (until 1:00 PM) ()
11:15 AM Real-time data analysis with the LHCb detector - Maurizio Martinelli (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   ()
11:30 AM Bs⁰ lifetime measurement using semileptonic decays at the LHCb experiment - Brice Emile Maurin (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   ()
11:45 AM Search for the Bs → η'φ decay at LHCb - Sebastiana Giani (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   ()
12:00 PM Investigation of the photon polarization in B+ → K+ π- π+ γ decays at LHCb - Violaine Bellée (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   ()
12:15 PM Time-dependent measurement of CP violation in Bd → Dπ decays at LHCb - Vincenzo Battista (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   ()
12:30 PM Search for CP violation in the charm sector at LHCb - Maxime Schubiger (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   ()
12:45 PM Study of the inclusive J/ψ production at the LHCb experiment - Liupan An (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   ()
12:00 PM --- Lunch ---
12:45 PM --- SPS Plenary: Opening, Michele Parrinello (13:00-13:45), Sibylle Günter (13:45-14:30) ---
2:30 PM --- SPS General Assembly ---
3:30 PM --- SPS Award Ceremony (Including CHIPP Prize!) ---
4:00 PM --- Coffee break ---
4:30 PM
TASK I: CHIPP Prize talk, Highlights from ICHEP 2016, ... - Tatsuya Nakada (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH)) (until 6:30 PM) ()
4:30 PM CHIPP Prize talk - Mohamed Rameez (Universite de Geneve (CH))   ()
5:00 PM Highlights from ICHEP 2016 - Florencia Canelli (Universitaet Zuerich (CH))   ()
5:30 PM Towards a novel high-brightness low-energy muon beamline - Ivana Belosevic   ()
5:45 PM In Search of Charged Lepton Flavor Violating Decays at PSI - Giada Rutar   ()
6:00 PM Current status and plans of the Gerda Experiment - Rizalina Mingazheva (UZH)   ()
6:15 PM Status of the MicroBooNE Experiment - Matthias Lüthi (University of Bern)   ()
6:30 PM
Poster session (with apéro!) (until 8:00 PM) ()
6:30 PM Search for the lepton flavour violating decay Bs,d → e+μ− at the LHCb experiment - Guido Andreassi (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   ()
6:32 PM Systematics related to neutron detection in PSI nEDM - Prajwal Mohan Murthy (PSI)   ()
6:34 PM Development of a high-brightness muonium beam - Narongrit Ritjoho (PSI)   ()
6:36 PM Monitoring of the Ortho D2, tritium and HD concentrations in the moderator deuterium of the PSI UCN source - Nicolas Hild (PSI)   ()
6:38 PM T2K neutrino flux predictions using the replica target measurements by NA61/SHINE - Muhammad Ajaz (Universite de Geneve (CH))   ()
6:40 PM Flavour tagging in pp collisions at LHCb - Vincenzo Battista (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   ()
6:42 PM The Scintillating Fibre Tracker for the LHCb Upgrade - Axel Kevin Kuonen (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   ()
6:44 PM Performance of missing transverse momentum (MET) reconstruction at the ATLAS experiment - Marco Valente (Universite de Geneve (CH))   ()
6:46 PM Displaced vertex searches for sterile neutrinos at future lepton colliders - Eros Cazzato (University of Basel)   ()
6:48 PM Characterisation of HV-CMOS active pixel sensors for the High Luminosity ATLAS upgrade - Marco Rimoldi (Universitaet Bern (CH))   ()
6:50 PM Performance of pixel detectors based on pCVD diamond at particle fluxes up to 7MHz/cm² - Diego Alejandro Sanz Becerra (Eidgenoessische Tech. Hochschule Zuerich (CH))   ()
6:52 PM Production and quality assurance of scintillating fibre modules for the LHCb upgrade - Plamen Hristov Hopchev (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   ()
6:54 PM The Mu3e Fibre Sub-Detector: Readout, Integration and Sensitivity Studies - Simon Corrodi (ETHZ (CH))   ()
6:56 PM Towards accurate cesium magnetometry for the nEDM experiment at PSI - Zoran Grujic (University of Fribourg (CH))   ()
6:58 PM News on the laser based Hg Co-magnetometer at nEDM - Sybille Komposch (PSI (CH))   ()
7:00 PM Search on the associated Z+Higgs Boson Production in the leptonic+beauty Final State - Gael Ludovic Perrin (Eidgenoessische Tech. Hochschule Zuerich (CH))   ()
7:02 PM Experiment on Positronium Invisible decay Channels (EPIC) - Carlos Vigo Hernandez (ETHZ - ETH Zurich)   ()
7:04 PM Multiplexed XY Resistive Micromegas Tracker for NA64 - Dipanwita Banerjee (Eidgenoessische Tech. Hochschule Zuerich (CH))   ()
8:00 PM --- Public lecture by Hervé le Treut : Is there a new role for science after the Paris climate conference (COP21) ---
12:00 PM --- Lunch buffet + Poster session (continued) ---
2:00 PM
TASK II: Detector R&D 1 - Roland Horisberger (Paul Scherrer Institut (CH)) (until 4:00 PM) ()
2:00 PM Radiation hardness studies of silicon sensors for the ATLAS upgrade - Claudia Merlassino (Universitaet Bern (CH))   ()
2:15 PM Readout electronics and test bench for the CMS Phase I pixel detector - Riccardo Del Burgo (Universitaet Zuerich (CH))   ()
2:30 PM 3D Monitoring of LHCb Inner Tracker using BCAM - Pavol Stefko (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   ()
2:45 PM Reconstruction software and alignment of silicon tracker of DAMPE - Andrii Tykhonov (Universite de Geneve (CH))   ()
3:00 PM Nuclear charge measurement using the DAMPE Silicon-Tungsten Tracker - Stefania Vitillo (Universite de Geneve (CH))   ()
3:15 PM High performance prototype SiPM camera for the single mirror small size telescope for the Cherenkov Telescope Array project - Matthieu Heller (Universite de Geneve (CH))   ()
3:30 PM Characterization of VUV Silicon-Photomultipliers for xenon based dark matter detectors - Julien Wulf   ()
3:45 PM Development of scintillating fibre tracker technology for the next LHCb tracking system and other applications - Olivier Goran Girard (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   ()
4:00 PM --- Coffee break ---
4:30 PM
TASK III: Detector R&D 2, Cosmic probes - Igor Kreslo (Universitaet Bern (CH)) (until 7:00 PM) ()
4:30 PM Muon Beam Monitoring Using Luminophore Foils at PSI - Zachary Hodge (Paul Scherrer Institut)   ()
4:45 PM A Scintillation Stopping Target for the MEG II Experiment - Felix Berg (PSI)   ()
5:00 PM Design and characterisation of the Xurich II dual-phase xenon time projection chamber - Michelle Galloway (University of Zurich)   ()
5:15 PM A versatile liquid Xenon R&D platform for future low-background detectors - Basho Kaminsky (University of Bern)   ()
5:30 PM A Pixelated readout and cold electronics for the ARGONCUBE Liquid Argon TPC - Damian Göldi (University of Bern)   ()
5:45 PM Updates on Time-Dependent and Stacking Analyses of IceCube Data at the University of Geneva - Tessa Lauren Carver (Universite de Geneve (CH))   ()
6:00 PM Precision Measurement of Nuclei Fluxes and their Ratios in Primary Cosmic Rays with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space Station - Yang Li (Universite de Geneve (CH))   ()
6:15 PM POLAR: A dedicated Gamma-Ray Burst polarimeter ready to be launched - Merlin Reynaard Kole (Universite de Geneve (CH))   ()
6:30 PM The Spectrometer/Telescope for Imaging X-Rays (STIX) of the ESA Solar Orbiter Mission - Diego Casadei (FHNW (CH))   ()
7:00 PM --- Transfer to dinner ---
7:30 PM --- Conference Dinner ---
1:00 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM
TASK V: Beyond Standard Model Searches - Hans Peter Beck (Universitaet Bern (CH)) (until 4:30 PM) ()
2:00 PM Search of the top quark heaviest supersymmetric partner with the ATLAS detector - Geoffrey Mullier (Universitaet Bern (CH))   ()
2:15 PM Search for direct pair production of a chargino and a neutralino in pp collisions with the ATLAS Detector - Thomas Weston (Universitaet Bern (CH))   ()
2:30 PM ATLAS searches for Supersymmetry with jets and missing transverse momentum (MET) - Teng Jian Khoo (Universite de Geneve (CH))   ()
2:45 PM Searches for SUSY with two opposite-sign, same-flavor leptons, jets and MET with the CMS detector - Minna Leonora Vesterbacka (Eidgenoessische Tech. Hochschule Zuerich (CH))   ()
3:00 PM The search for sterile neutrinos at future particle collider - Oliver Fischer (Unibas)   ()
3:15 PM The Search for Bosonic Super-WIMPs in XENON100 - Peter Barrow (University of Zurich)   ()
3:30 PM The XENON1T Dark Matter Experiment - Yuehuan Wei (University of Zurich)   ()
3:45 PM Neutron Electric Dipole Moment experiment at PSI - Malgorzata Kasprzak (Paul Scherrer Institut)   ()
4:00 PM Looking for axions with the nEDM experiments - Michal Rawlik (ETHZ (CH))   ()
4:15 PM Magnetic monopole searches with ATLAS and MoEDAL - Anthony Lionti (Universite de Geneve (CH))   ()