Masterclass Institutes 2020

This and the ATLAS and CMS pages help to guide mentors and teachers in planning the masterclass.

Find useful general information on International Masterclasses from Local Organisation in the IMC website.



Elements common to all masterclass institutes

Previous to day of the masterclass:

  • Orientation for mentors and teachers by QuarkNet staff or fellow (1-3 hr)
  • Classroom preparation of students by teacher (~3 hr)

Masterclass day (6-8 hr):

  • Registration (sign-in sheet) and gateway activity (e.g. cloud chamber, cosmic ray detector, or e/m apparatus)
  • Icebreaker activity
  • Mentor presentation (a bit of standard model, a bit of mentor's own research)
  • Lab tour
  • Teacher presentation on masterclass measurement (ATLAS Z-path, CMS WZH-path, or other)
  • Lunch with a physicist
  • Masterclass measurement by students with help from mentor, teachers, other physicists 
  • Discussion of combined results for Institute
  • Videoconference
  • Wrap-up
  • Attendance form (filled out by masterclass leader)



LHC Masterclass Institutes in Fermilab/TRIUMF group, 2019

Watch this space for 2020 revisions to the list!

Location Institution Measurement Contact Contact Other
Antwerp, Blegium University of Antwerpen CMS WZH Mechelen    
Auckland, New Zealand University of Auckland CMS WZH Krofchek Foster  
Baltimore MD, USA Johns Hopkins University CMS WZH Swartz    
Barranquilla, Colombia Universidad Antonio Nariño ATLAS Z Sandoval    
Benha, Egypt University of Benha CMS WZH Nassar    
Boston MA, USA Northeastern University CMS WZH Alverson Wood  
Brussels, Belgium Université Libre de Bruxelles CMS WZH De Lentdecker    
Bucaramanga, Colombia Universidad Industrial de Santander ATLAS Z   Sandoval  
Buenos Aires, Argentina Universidad de Buenos Aires ATLAS Z Otero    
Buffalo NY, USA University at Buffalo CMS WZH Iashvili Kharchilava  
Colima, Mexico Universidad de Colima CMS WZH Aranda    
DeKalb IL, USA Northern Ilinois University ATLAS Z Chakraborty    
Durham NC, USA Duke University ATLAS Z Kruse    
Fairfax VA, USA George Mason University CMS WZH Rubin Roudebush  
Fort Collins CO, USA Colorado State University ATLAS Z Bornhorst Wilson  
Hammond IN, USA Purdue University Northwest CMS WZH Parashar    
Hermosillo, Mexico Universidad de Sonora CMS WZH Murillo    
Honolulu HI, USA University of Hawaii CMS WZH Bindi Coke  
Houston TX, USA Rice University CMS WZH Geurts    
Junin de los Andes, Argentina Huechulafquen Science Club ATLAS Z Prieto    
La Plata, Argentina Universidad de La Plata ATLAS Z Wahlbergh    
Lead SD, USA Sanford Lab CMS WZH Norris Keeter  
Lima, Peru Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos ATLAS Z Sandoval    
Manhattan KS, USA Kansas State University CMS WZH Ratra    
Medellín, Colombia Universidad de Antioquia ATLAS Z Ruiz Arcila  
Merida, Venezuela Universidad de los Andes ATLAS Z Sandoval    
Mexico City, Mexico Universidad Iberoamericana CMS WZH Carillo Vazquez  
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina FSRE CMS WZH Kraljević    
M'Sila, Algeria Université de M'Sila CMS WZH Salah    
Puebla, Mexico BUAP CMS WZH Uribe    
Porto Alegre, Brasil Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul‎ CMS WZH Begalli    
Qingdao, China Qingdao Amerasia International School CMS WZH / MINERvA Madden    
Queretaro, Mexico Universidad de Queretaro CMS WZH Carillo Vazquez  
Quincy IL, USA Notre Dame High School CMS WZH Smith McDermott  
Quito, Ecuador Universidad de San Francisco de Quito CMS WZH Carrera Ayala  
Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Rio de Janeiro State University CMS WZH Begalli    
Santa Cruz CA, USA University of California Santa Cruz ATLAS Z Nielsen    
Santiago de Chile, Chile Pontificia Universidad Católica ATLAS Z Koch Diaz  
Seattle WA, USA University of Washington CMS WZH Hsu    
Shanghai, China Concordia International School CMS WZH Klammer    
South Bend IN, USA University of Notre Dame QuarkNet Center CMS WZH Cecire    
Sta. Rosa de Calamuchita, Aregntina Indpendent ATLAS Z Sandoval    
Stillwater OK, USA Oklahoma State University ATLAS Z Haley Rizatdinova  
Valparaiso, Chile Universidad Tecnica de Federico Santa Maria ATLAS Z Carquin    
Vancouver BC, Canada Simon Fraser University ATLAS Z O'Niel   w/TRIUMF
Vancouver BC, Canada University of British Columbia ATLAS Z Gay   w/TRIUMF
Victoria BC, Canada University of Victoria ATLAS Z Lefebvre   w/TRIUMF
West Lafayette IN, USA Purdue University CMS WZH Glover    
Williamsburg VA, USA College of William and Mary CMS WZH Erlich Fetsko  
Zürich, CH Univertität Zürich CMS WZH Müller    


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