Dr Kate Shaw

Post:Lecturer in Experimental Physics (Physics and Astronomy, Experimental Particle Physics Research Group)
Location:PEVENSEY 2 4A14
Email:Kate.Shaw@sussex.ac.uk
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Biography

Website: kate-shaw.co.uk

Dr. Kate Shaw is an experimental particle physicist at the University of Sussex, UK, working on the ATLAS Experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). She has worked on ATLAS since 2007, her research is focused on the physics top quark which is the heaviest known fundamental particle. She has worked on studies relating to the Higgs Boson which was discovered in 2012 and facilitates fundamental particles to acquire mass, she has worked on luminosity calibration and determination at ATLAS, as is the current ATLAS outreach co-coordinator. In addition Dr Shaw is a consultant at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy, where she has worked since 2010, and founded and coordinates the ICTP Physics Without Frontiers program which aims to promote physics in developing countries.

Role

Lecturer in Experimental Physics