Particle Physics

Project Tags: 
Computation
Experiment
Time Critical: 
No
Deadline: 
Monday, December 31, 2018
Research Project Description: 

Explore a hypothetical new particle at the Large Hadron Collider.

The student will learn to use tools which simulate collisions of a new hypothetical particle, and analyze the data to determine whether the LHC has the power to discover it.  Examples of previous projects: https://arxiv.org/abs/1609.05251

Undergraduate Student Participation: 

Write computer code, analyze data, attend group meetings.

Time Commitment: 

Flexible.

Minimum GPA: 
none
Paid: 
No
Contact Info: 

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How many hours per week will you be able to work on the project? Will you be available to work outside of the academic year (particularly during the Summer)?
List any lab and computer programming courses you have completed (with grades received) and for which you are currently enrolled.
Briefly describe any previous research experience (less than 300 words). If you have previously received course credit for student research, list those courses here (with grades received) and the name(s) of your supervisor(s).
Give a brief statement (less than 300 words) summarizing what qualities you will bring to the research program and explaining what you hope to achieve through your participation. (Is there something essential that you want to get out of the project? Paid position? Senior thesis? Co-author a journal publication?)
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