Masterclass Institutes 2015

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


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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

Masterclass 2015 Institutes in Fermilab group (still under constrcution)

Location Institution Measurement Contact Contact Masterclass local date(s) Other
Adelaide, Australia University of Adelaide ATLAS Z Jackson   July  
Amherst MA, USA University of Massachusetts ATLAS Z Jordan   Fri 27 Mar  
Auckland, New Zealand University of Auckland CMS WZH Krofchek Foster Fri 13 Mar  
Baltimore MD, USA Johns Hopkins University CMS WZH Swartz   Sat 21 Mar  
Beardstown IL, USA Virtual QuarkNet Center CMS WZH Smith Karmgard Sat 07 Mar  
Bogotá, Colombia Universidad de los Andes CMS WZH Gómez   Sat 14 Mar  
Bogotá, Colombia Universidad Antonio Nariño ATLAS Z Losada Sandoval Fri 13 Mar, Fri 27 Mar  
Boston MA, USA Northeastern University CMS WZH Alverson Wood Sat 14 Mar  
Buffalo NY, USA University at Buffalo CMS WZH Iashvili Kharchilava Sat 07 Mar  
Calumet IN, USA Purdue University Calumet CMS WZH Parashar   Sat 07 Mar  
Cambridge MA, USA Mass. Institute of Technology LHCb     Tue 10 Mar w/CERN
Cincinnati OH, USA University of Cincinnati LHCb Sokoloff Rodriguez Tue 17 Mar w/CERN
Chicago IL, USA University of Chicago ATLAS Z Miller   Fri 27 Mar  
DeKalb IL, USA Northern Ilinois University ATLAS Z Chakraborty      
Fairfax VA, USA George Mason University ATLAS Z Rubin Roudebush Sat 07 Mar  
Fort Collins, USA Colorado State University CMS WZH Bornhorst   Sat 07 Mar  
Honolulu HI, USA University of Hawaii CMS WZH Bindi Coke Fri 13 Mar  
Manhattan KS, USA Kansas State University CMS WZH Ratra      
Mayagüez, Puerto Rico University of Puerto Rico CMS WZH Mendez Malik Sat 21 Mar  
Melbourne, Australia University of Melbourne ATLAS Z Hamilton Bell July  
Mexico City, Mexico Universidad Iberoamericana CMS WZH Carillo Vazquez    
Minneapolis MN, USA University of Minnesota CMS WZH Hennessy Wood Sat 28 Mar  
Montreal QC, Canada McGill University ATLAS Z Stoebe   Fri 13 Mar  
New Haven CT, USA Yale University ATLAS Z Baker Demers Fri 13 Mar w/CERN
Notre Dame IN, USA University of Notre Dame CMS, ATLAS Karmgard   Thu 12 Mar, Sat 21 Mar   
Piscataway NJ, USA Rutgers University CMS WZH Schnetzer Lath    
Quito, Ecuador Universidad de San Francisco de Quito CMS WZH Carrera Ayala Sat 28 Mar  
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Rio de Janeiro State University CMS WZH Begalli   Fri 27 Mar  
Riverside CA, USA University of California Riverside ATLAS, CMS Gary   Wed 11 Mar w/CERN
Rochester NY, USA Univeristy of Rochester CMS WZH Garcia-Bellido   Fri 06 Mar  
Santiago, Chile Pontificia Universidad Catolica ATLAS Z Koch Diaz Sat 21 Mar  
Seattle WA, USA University of Washington CMS WZH Hsu   Sat 21 Mar  
Shanghai, China Virtual QuarkNet Center CMS WZH Karmgard Klammer Fri 13 Mar  
Spearfish SD, USA Black Hills State University CMS WZH Keeter      
St. Louis MO, USA Virtual QuarkNet Center CMS WZH Karmgard Morrison    
Stillwater OK, USA Oklahoma State University ATLAS Z Rizatdinova   Fri 27 Mar  
Sydney, Australia University of Sydney ATLAS Z Saavedra   July  
Syracuse NY, USA Syracuse University LHCb     Tue 10 Mar, Thu 12 Mar w/CERN
Tallahasee FL, USA Florida State University CMS WZH Wahl LaMee Thu 26 Mar  
Tokyo, Japan University of Tokyo ATLAS Z Saito Tanabe Wed 25 Mar  
Upton NY, USA Brookhaven National Laboratory ATLAS Z Takai   Fri 27 Mar w/CERN
Vancouver BC, Canada Simon Fraser University ATLAS Z O'Niel   Sat 18 Apr w/TRIUMF
Vancouver BC, Canada University of British Columbia ATLAS Z Gay   Sat 18 Apr w/TRIUMF
Victoria BC, Canada University of Victoria ATLAS Z Lefebvre   Sat 18 Apr w/TRIUMF
West Lafayette IN, USA Purdue University CMS WZH Jones   Sat 07 Mar  
Williamsburg VA, USA College of William and Mary CMS WZH Erlich Fetsko Sat 07 Mar  


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