CMS Women Scientists
Postdoc at University California Los Angeles (US).
After studying matter through Heavy Ions collisions during my PhD I am now looking for evidence of new particles via high pT muons. I love surprises and with physics everyday is different. You never know what will happen once wake up.
Anastasia Grebenyuk. Postdoc at IIHE-ULB, Brussels, Belgium
Caterina Vernieri, Research Associate at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, IL (US).
I study the Higgs boson and new pixel silicon sensors. I like being part of an international community to achieve our scientific goals.
Cécile Caillol. Postdoc at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
I like working on long-term challenging projects, where I can use my creativity.
Deborah Pinna. Postdoc at University of Boston, USA.
Since I was a kid I have been very curious, always trying to understand how everything around me worked. Studying physics can give the answers about the phenomena that surround us in our everyday life. By doing research in the CMS collaboration I can push my curiosity even further, for example investigating one of the biggest mystery of our time: dark matter.
Dr. Anastasia Karavdina. Postdoc at Hamburg University (Germany) since Sep. 2016. Co-convener of JERC group.
Dr. Anna Kropivnitskaya, Postdoc at University of Kansas, USA.
Everything started from Olympic games for physics and mathematics at school, and after I just couldn't stop :)
Dr. Christine McLean. Postdoc at SUNY Buffalo (United States) since February 2018.
Previously PhD student at UC Davis (United States).
I love working with talented scientists from around the world in order to further our knowledge of the universe.
Dr. Claudia Seitz, Postdoc at University Zürich, Switzerland
Dr. Erica Brondolin. Postdoctoral Fellow at CERN (Switzerland).
I love working in CMS because it is a dynamic and powerful environment, where passion and diversity play a fundamental role in exploring the basic principles of particle physics.
Dr. Juliette Alimena. Postdoc at Ohio State University (US)
Working on CMS allows me to explore fundamental aspects of how the universe works with a diverse team of scientists from around the world.
Dr. Sadia Khalil. Research Associate at the University of Kansas (USA).
I joined CMS in 2010, where I transitioned from SM precision measurements to new physics searches and building the pixel tracker detector. Every day I feel more addicted to this field and highly optimistic about new physics discovery. I love being around students, because it keeps me energetic and motivated.
Dr. Swagata Mukherjee. Postdoc at RWTH Aachen University, Germany.
While working in CMS, I feel like an explorer on a journey of discovery, and that is the main source of my motivation.
Ilse Krätschmer, Postdoc at HEPHY Vienna, Austria.
I love colours in my life and in my research.
Indara Suarez, Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of California, San Diego (US).
I love climbing around the CMS detector and working to ensure its excellent performance. I use the data collected by CMS to search for new particles and work together with scientists from all over the world towards constructing a more complete understanding of our universe.
Lisa Benato. Post-doc researcher at Hamburg University (Germany) since Jan. 2018.Previously PhD at Padova University (Italy).
Working at CERN was my dream come true!
I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.(A. Einstein)
Livia Soffi. Postdoc at Cornell University (US).
I studied particle physics in Italy, Sapienza University in Rome, and I have been working in CMS since 2010. Today I work on searches for non conventional signatures and Dark Matter. I coordinate the activities of electron and photon identification in CMS.
Nadja Strobbe, Research Associate at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (US) since 2015.
I love pushing the edge of our knowledge of the world further and further back! I search for new physics with top quarks and work on the upgrade of the CMS hadron calorimeter readout electronics so that our detector remains state-of-the-art.
Patricia Rebello Teles. Postdoc at Brazilian Center for Physics Research (CBPF), Brazil.
After 12 years of family break, I am Mathematician graduated in Particle Physics with 42 years old. Working in CMS as a postdoc for the last 6 years has given me the opportunity to discover much more than science objects. Each meeting, new analysis (vector boson fusion and central exclusive related channels for two gauge boson production), shift (Computing, DQM and shift leader) and service work (Tunning of MC event generators and Coordination in the PPD/PdmV group) has been mainly self-improvement by interacting with the best and outstanding colleagues I have ever had.
Raffaella Radogna. Post-doc researcher at INFN-Bari, Italy.
Learning new things has always been a great motivator for me. Today I search for new massive particles. I study high-energy muons and Micro-Pattern Gas Detectors.
Rebeca Gonzalez Suarez. Adjunct Research Associate at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln (US).
When I was young I never thought of becoming a scientist, until one day a high school teacher told me to study physics. I did and I do not regret it! Working in CMS for the last 12 years has been a blast. It has given me the opportunity to explore both the world and the top-Higgs sector of the standard model.
Sandhya Jain, Postdoc at TIFR, Mumbai, India.
I have been working in CMS for 10 years now and there is no end to learn new things, new challenges that we face everyday. I love to be part of this collaboration and work with people around the globe.
Scarlet Norberg, Post Doc with University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez (UPRM) since October 2015.
I love to be on the cutting edge of and pushing forward on what happened during the big bang! I search for new physics with top quarks and work on the upgrade of the CMS pixel detector. Not only did I help to test part of the current pixel detector but am also work on simulating what will be for the future detector.
Senka Duric, Postdoc at Kansas State University, USA, based at CERN.
Working at CMS is a very rewarding experience. One participates in cutting edge scientific research with a lot of potential and large impact, and also experiences communication in large international collaboration.
Silvia Taroni, postdoctoral research associate at University of Notre Dame (USA).
I‘m studying the Higgs boson searching for behaviours that are not foreseen in the standard model and I’m involved in the work to maintain the best performance of the electromagnetic calorimeter. What is the best of being part of the CMS collaboration? Being at the frontier of the knowledge and having a new challenge every day!
Virginia Azzolini, MIT - US. PostDoc. CMS Data quality monitoring and Certification convener.