August 11 - 22, 2014

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

HCPSS 2014 Participants


Mission Statement

With the recent discovery of a Higgs boson, a new window of exploration has been opened. Soon, the Large Hadron Collider will operate at the highest energy frontier yet achieved in the laboratory, probing Nature at the smallest distances. To exploit the full potential and prepare for possible discoveries at these new frontiers, CERN and Fermilab are jointly offering a series of "Hadron Collider Physics Summer Schools", to prepare young post docs and advanced graduate students for these unprecedented and exciting times in hadron collider physics.


List of confirmed students (PDF)


  • Chris Quigg
  • Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, USA
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Chris Quigg will be lecturing on the Standard Model, including Electroweak Interactions and Electroweak Symmetry Breaking.

Jessie Shelton will be lecturing on BSM Physics (including SUSY).

Sheldon Stone will be lecturing on Heavy Flavour Phenomenology and will present a special lecture on the discovery of Bs→μμ.

  • Fernando Febres Cordero
  • Simon Bolivar University, Caracas, Venezuela
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Fernando Febres Cordero will be lecturing on Quantum Chromodynamics, including PDFs.

Ruth van de Water will be lecturing on Lattice QCD.

  • Gerd Kunde
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
  • website: None

Gerd Kunde will be lecturing on Heavy Ions.

Marcelle Soares-Santos will be lecturing on Astrophysics Connection to Colliders Physics.

Natalia Toro will be lecturing on Dark Sectors.

Sam Zeller will be lecturing on Neutrinos.

Daniel Whiteson will be lecturing on Statistics.

Eric Prebys will be lecturing on Hadron Accelerators.

Jeremy Manns will be lecturing on Calorimetry.

Andreas Salzburger will be lecturing on Tracking.

Jason Nielson will be lecturing on Event Reconstruction and Particle Identification.

Sarah Demers will be lecturing on Trigger/DAQ and Data Processing.

Greg Landsberg will present a special lecture on searches for new phenomena.

Jiaming Qian will present a special lecture on measuring Higgs properties.

Meenakshi Narain will present a special lecture on the future of particle colliders.

Discussion Leaders

Coming Soon! Please check back at a later date.

Event News

  • School Dates are August 11 - 22, 2014
  • Confirm Participation by May 9, 2014.
  • Application deadline is April 6, 2014


  • Hadron Collider Physics Summer School
  • August 11 - 22, 2014
  • The 2014 HCPSS, hosted by Fermilab in Batavia, IL, USA, is the ninth in a series of schools hosted jointly by CERN and Fermilab to prepare young researchers for the current exciting era of exploration of the smallest scales using Hadron Colliders.

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