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  • The CHIPP Plenary 2015 will take place from Mon. 29 June to Wed. 1 July 2015 at the Château de Bossey, in Céligny, near Geneva.

  • In its session of 6 November 2014, the CHIPP Board has re-elected Teresa Montaruli (Geneva) as Swiss scientific delegate to the ApPEC General Assembly for a second term (2015–2016). The Board also elected Rainer Wallny, and re-elected Martin Pohl and Teresa Montaruli as CHIPP representatives in the LA FLARE panel.

  • In its session of 30 June 2014, the CHIPP Board has elected Adrian Signer (PSI/UZH) as new CHIPP Vice Chair, succeeding to Gilberto Colangelo (Bern), and has re-elected Teresa Montaruli (Geneva) for a second term in the same function. Their mandates are 2 years, starting on 1 January 2015.

  • In its session on 30 June 2014, the CHIPP Plenary has elected Michael Dittmar (ETHZ) as new CHIPP representative to the CERN User Advisory Committee ACCU, succeeding Michele Weber (Berne), who has served for six years in this function. Michael Dittmar's term is 2 years, starting on 1 January 2015.

  • The CHIPP Prize 2014 for the best PhD student in experimental or theoretical particle physics is awarded to Marco Peruzzi (ETHZ) for his dissertation (in prep.) on the development of novel topological algorithms to identify single photons in the CMS. The laudatio says: "For his original contribution to the development of novel topological algorithms to identify single photons in the electromagnetic calorimeter of the CMS experiment at the LHC and discriminate them against abundant background from neutral pions".

  • The CHIPP Plenary and PhD/Postdoc days 2014 will be held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Swiss Physical Society (SPS) in Fribourg, from 30 June to 2nd July, 2014. The formal CHIPP Plenary will be on Mon, 30 June at 13:45. The Swiss event of the 60th anniversary of CERN will be on Wed, 2nd July at 13:00.

  • The CHIPP Prize 2014 for the best PhD student in experimental or theoretical particle physics is open for applications, with a deadline on 31 March 2014.

  • At the start of 2014, Olivier Schneider (EPFL) succeeds Klaus Kirch (ETHZ&PSI) as the new CHIPP Chair. There is also a hand over for the CHIPP Administrator with Marc Türler succeeding to Jean-Pierre Ruder, who retired in Jan. 2014. The CHIPP Board thanks Jean-Pierre for his excellent work over the last five years, and wishes him a happy and relaxing retirement.

 


                           



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