Michigan REU Summer Student Program

4/3-001 - New Capacity following HSE rules about COVID: 5 (CERN)

4/3-001 - New Capacity following HSE rules about COVID: 5


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Carissa Joyce Cesarotti, Steven Goldfarb (University of Melbourne (AU))

University of Michigan REU Summer Student presentations   

    • 3:00 PM 3:20 PM
      Introductory Comments 20m
      Speakers: Carissa Joyce Cesarotti, Steven Goldfarb (University of Melbourne (AU))
    • 3:20 PM 3:25 PM
      Measurement of the Magnetic Field of Goliath 5m

      I will discuss the first set of magnetic field measurements taken of the Goliath Magnet in CERN's North Area.

      Speaker: Rachel Margraf
    • 3:25 PM 3:30 PM
      User-Defined Detector Geometries in GeantV 5m

      I will present my progress on implementing user-defined detectors in GeantV, then discuss upcoming features currently in development.

      Speaker: Ryan Schmitz
    • 3:30 PM 3:35 PM
      Optics Studies for the AFP Detectors 5m

      I will describe the progress that I have made in developing this package for the AFP group.

      Speaker: Thomas Eichlersmith (CERN)
    • 3:35 PM 3:40 PM
      Testing Dockerized CVMFS and Working With Kubernetes 5m

      I will talk about the progress I've made to put Dockerized CVMFS into production.

      Speaker: Lillian Huang
    • 3:40 PM 3:45 PM
      Reconstruction of the K0s 5m

      I will provide an update on my progress in reconstructing the K0s, focusing specifically on the challenges this analysis presents.

      Speaker: Hannah Bossi (CERN)
    • 3:45 PM 3:50 PM
      Analysis of Baryon Production via Angular Correlations 5m
      Speaker: Amara McCune
    • 3:50 PM 3:55 PM
      Color Reconnection in bbar Forward-Backward Asymmetry 5m
      Speaker: Cynthia Yan
    • 3:55 PM 4:00 PM
      Sensitivity of the FCC to Higgs Invisible Decays 5m
      Speaker: Ella King
    • 4:00 PM 4:05 PM
      Tests on New Chip Design for Atlas Inner-tracker 5m

      I will be presenting the work I have done in the last three weeks, and the plans for the remaining three weeks

    • 4:05 PM 4:10 PM
      Laser Fluorescence Spectroscopy for Borealis Project (AEgIS) 5m

      I will describe my journey from Solidworks amateur to Solidworks expert.

      Speaker: Lauren Weiss
    • 4:10 PM 4:15 PM
      Calibration of the ALICE ITS pixel chips 5m

      I will present the improved method of calibrating pixel chips, in addition to my current work to implement it for a GUI.

      Speaker: Phillip Masterson
    • 4:15 PM 4:20 PM
      Neutrino Platform Hardware 5m

      Continuation of accelerometer work and introduction to hardware

      Speaker: Kevin Nelson
    • 4:20 PM 4:25 PM
      Exploring Heavy Resonances @ FCC-hh 5m

      I will describe my first steps into machine learning. Also the Z' -> ttbar and G_RS -> decay channels

      Speaker: Rachel Emma Clarke Smith
    • 4:25 PM 4:30 PM
      TileCal PMT Response to Laser Pulses Sent in Empty Bunches During Physics Runs 5m

      An update on the study of the time-profile of the PMT response due to laser pulses sent in empty bunches during the first collision runs in 2017.

      Speaker: Summer Zuber
    • 4:30 PM 4:35 PM
      Improving FOAM Performance for Application to ttH MC Generation 5m

      I will present my progress in building FOAMs for three subprocesses of ttH Higgs production, emphasizing the use of various variable transformations and phase-space parameterizations.

      Speaker: Graham Van Goffrier (CERN)
    • 4:35 PM 4:55 PM
      AOB 20m