The Hunt for the Higgs boson: big challenges to find a small particle

Freya Blekman (Professor at VUB/CERN)

Title of the talk: The Hunt for the Higgs boson: big challenges to find a small particle

Freya Blekman is a particle physicist specialized in the search for new particles at the Large Hadron Collider and also works a lot on the study
of top quarks, the most massive particle currently known. Originally
from Amsterdam, Freya received a Ph.D. at the Dutch National Institute for Particle Physics for work done at Fermilab, Chicago, USA. After having worked as a researcher for Imperial College in London (UK) and Cornell University (USA), she now works with CERN as Professor of Particle Physics associated with the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) in Brussels.

Participates in following conferences:
Bell Labs Open Days