Group Members

Current People

Shir Shenkar

Shir Shenkar

MSc

Shir’s research work is focussed on the ZDC upgrade.  She implemented many of the technical requirements for preparation of the instrumentation, and works on the detector prototype especially the electromagnetic module.

Itay Gelber

Itay Gelber

Lab Engineer

Itai is the lab engineer.  He completed his PhD in bio-physics with Mario Feingold, before joining the group.  His research is in the characterization of radiation damage to quartz/fused silica.

Yftach Moyal

Yftach Moyal

Research Fellow

Yftach completed his BSc, including a project within the group.  He presently works on developing machine learning algorithims especially for tracking applications, and data acquistion/analysis for the ZDC.

Alumni

Raveendra Karnam

Raveendra Karnam

Postdoc

Raveendra was a post-doc in the group, mostly working on ZDC calibrations and tests.  After his time with us, Raveendra joined the cosmic muon group at CP3.

Yuval Bashan

Yuval Bashan

MSc

Yuval’s MSc was on development of ZDC prototypes, and exploring possible use cases for the ZDC in BSM searches.