Group members

Isabell-A. Melzer-Pellmann
Melzer-Pellmann
Phone: +49 (0)40 8998 2489
E-Mail: Isabell-A. Melzer-Pellmann
Location: 1B / O1.213
Group Leader
Dirk Krücker
Krücker
Phone: +49 (0)40 8998 3749
E-Mail: Dirk Krücker
Location: 1B / O1.207
Postdoc
Work areas:
- SUSY and Dark Matter searches with machine learning
- Leptonic SUSY analyses, search for top squarks
- Common LHC/ILC study for Snowmass
- Multivariate Analyses
- Machine learning
- Data Quality Monitoring
- Responsible for DESY CMS Center
Oleksii Turkot
Phone:
E-Mail: Oleksii Turkot
Location: 1B
Postdoc
Work areas:
- Leptonic SUSY analysis with machine learning
- Luminosity measurement with BRIL
Akshansh Singh
Singh
Phone: +49 (0)40 8998 2822
E-Mail:
Location: 1B / O1.210
PhD student
Work areas:
- Search for gluino production in the single lepton final state with 13 TeV in 2015
- MET scanning, filters for high MET events
Ilja Bobovnikov
Bobovnikov
Phone: +49 (0)40 8998 3218
E-Mail:
Location: 1B / O1.243
PhD student
Work areas:
- Search for SUSY with tau final states
- MET tail studies
Leonid Didukh
Phone:
E-Mail:
Location: 1B
PhD student
Work areas:
- Search for SUSY with tau final states
- MET tail studies
David Brunner
Phone:
E-Mail:
Location: 1B
PhD student
Work areas:
- Search for 2HDM with multi-b final states
- Tracker alignment
Arathi Ramesh
Master student
Work area:
- Search for new physics assuming a 2HDM

Alumni:

Adam Elwood
Postdoc - now at lastminute.com
Work areas:
- SUSY and Dark Matter searches with machine learning
Alexis Kalogeropoulos
Kalogeropoulos
Phone:
E-Mail: Alexis Kalogeropoulos
Location: 1B / O1.215
Postdoc - now at Princeton
Work areas:
- Search for stau production
- Higgs -> tau tau analysis
- SUSY Monte Carlo and trigger subgroup convener 2014-2016
Artur Lobanov
Lobanov
Phone:
E-Mail: Artur Lobanov
PhD obtained in 2016 - now at École Polytechnique Paris/Saclay
Work areas:
- HCAL HO upgrade: SiPM installation and commissioning
- Search for supersymmetry in 1-lepton events with 13 TeV data
Claudia Seitz
Seitz
Phone:
E-Mail: Claudia Seitz
Postdoc - now staff scientist at DESY (ATLAS group)
Work areas:
- Single lepton search for gluino production
- Top and W tagging
- CMS Pixel upgrade (Phase I)
- SUSY studies for the Phase II Technical Proposal
Ozgur Sahin
Sahin
Phone:
E-Mail: Ozgur Sahin
PhD obtained in 2016 - now permanent staff at CEA/Saclay
Joachim Hertz Scholarship holder
Work areas:
- Upgrade of the HCAL with uTCA technology
- Search for top squarks with one lepton in the final state
- Multivariate analysis: Support vector machine and boosted decision trees
Altan Cakir
Cakir
Phone:
E-Mail: Altan Cakir
Postdoc - now Associate Professor at Istanbul Technical University
Work areas:
- Leptonic SUSY analyses, search for top squarks
- Simulations for the CMS upgrade
- Common LHC/ILC study for Snowmass
Francesco Costanza
Costanza
PhD obtained in 2014 - now postdoc in Annecy
Thesis title:
Search for Pair Production of Supersymmetric Top-Quark Partners in Events with a Single Lepton at CMS
Work areas:
- Search for direct stop production
- SUSY group PPD contact (2012-2013)
- Data Quality Monitoring
Niklas Pietsch
Pietsch
PhD obtained in 2014
Thesis title:
Search for Supersymmetry in Final States with a Single Lepton, B-Quark Jets, and Missing Transverse Energy at the CMS Experiment
Work areas:
- Data Quality Monitoring
- Leptonic SUSY analysis
- DESY CMS Center
Elias Ron
Ron

DESY Fellow:
Work areas:
- Same-sign di-lepton analysis

Hannes Schettler
Schettler
PhD obtained in 2013
Thesis title:
The Event-Mixing Technique for Modeling the ttbar Background in a Search for Supersymmetry in the Di-Lepton Channel
Work areas:
- Search for supersymmetry with two opposite-sign leptons
- Member of the SUSY CAF team (SUSY validation / data quality monitoring)
Matthias Stein
Stein
PhD obtained in 2012
Thesis title:
Search for SUSY in Same-Sign Di-Lepton Events with the CMS Detector
Work areas:
- Simulation studies for the HCAL upgrade (weighting algorithms)
- Search for supersymmetric decays including two same-sign leptons
Dean Horton
DESY-Fellow (member of the group from 2011-2013)
Work areas:
- Search for supersymmetry in events with b-tagged jets
- Limit setting

Summerstudents 2018:
Christoph Smaczny, Mykyta Shchedrolosiev, Juliia Sheleva, Mitzi Urquiza Gonzalez


Summerstudents 2017:
Ceren Güzelgün, Natalia Lenshina and Marco Costa


Summerstudents 2016:
Georgios Polykratis and Emmanouil Vourliotis


Summerstudents 2015:
Sophie Williamson and Alena Kolchanova


Summerstudents 2014:
Nadezda Chernyavskaya and Sergio Sanchez Cruz


Summerstudent 2013:
Xing Wang


Summerstudent 2012:
Andrew McMahon


Summerstudent 2011:
Alina Mrenca


Summerstudent 2010:
Maria Erofeeva


Summerstudent 2009:
Ilka Geisel


Last updated on 02-01-2019

 

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