Archana SHARMA
PhD. Particle Physics

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Mailing address:
CERN, PH-Department
CH-1211 Geneva 23
Switzerland
Office:
21-1-049
phone +41-22-76-78969
cell +41-79-201-4875, inside CERN 164875
     

  

 

Education

D.Sc Doctorat es Sciences particle physics: University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland, 1996

Ph.D. Nuclear Physics:  University of Delhi, Delhi, India 1989

M.Sc Master’s Science: Nuclear Physics, Banaras Hindu University BHU, India 1980-1982

B.Sc Bachelor’s Science:  BHU, India: Physics, Chemistry, Math. 1976 to 1980 

ISCE Senior Cambridge: St. Francis’ Convent High School, Jhansi, India 1976

EMBA Executive Master in Business Administration: International University Geneva, Switzerland 2001

Employment:

July 2001-present (Staff Physicist, CERN)

1999-2001 (Research Associate, University of Maryland,  USA, deputed to CERN)

1997-1999 (Foreign Research Scientist, GSI, Darmstadt; Germany, deputed to CERN)

1995 – 1996 (Associate Haute Université Mulhouse, deputed to CERN)

1992 – 1994 (INFN, Borsista de Studio, INFN Art 36, deputed to CERN)

1989 – 1992  (Detector Development Division, CERN)

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Plenary/Overview Talks  at  International Conferences  

- International Europhysics Conference on High Energy Physics Jerusalem, Israel, Aug. 1997, International Conference on Advanced Technologies and Particle Physics

- Villa Olmo, Frontier Detectors for Frontier Physics, Como, Italy, Oct. 1998

- Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, IEEE 2000, Lyon Oct 2000. (Plenary Overview Talk on Micropattern Gaseous Detectors)

Talks at Conferences,  schools and workshops:

1. ICFA School on Instrumentation in HEP

 Mahabaleshwar, India, February 1985

2. ICFA School on Instrumentation in HEP, Trieste, Italy, June 1987 (participated as junior Instructor)

3. International Lepton-Photon Symposium and Europhysics Conference on High    Energy Physics, Geneva, Switzerland, July 1991

4. Wire Chamber Conference, Vienna, Austria, February 1992,

5. Workshop on Hypernuclear and Low Energy Kaon Physics at Daphne Frascati 23-25 June, 1992

6. ICFA School on Instrumentation in HEP Bombay, India, February 1993 (participated as Senior Instructor)

7. IEEE 1993 Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference

    San Francisco, USA, Nov. 1993

8. International Conference on Advanced Technologies and Particle Physics San Miniato, Italy, May 1994

9. International Conference on Physics for Daphne (Nuclear and Hypernuclear Physics), Frascati, Italy, April 1995

10. IEEE 1995 Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference San Francisco, USA, Nov. 1995

11. International Conference on Advanced Technologies and Particle Physics, Villa Olmo, Como, Italy, Oct. 1996

12. 8th Wire Chamber Conference, Vienna, Austria, 22-27 February, 1998

13. IEEE 1998 Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference Toronto, Nov. 1998

14. DAE Symposium, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India Dec 98

15. Symposium on Applications of Particle Detectors in Medicine, Siegen, Germany Oct, 1999

16. Symposium on Medical Imaging, Stockholm, Sweden, June 2000

17. IEEE Nuclear Physics Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, San Diego, USA 2001

17. IEEE Nuclear Physics Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, Lyon, France, 2002

15. Symposium on Applications of Particle Detectors in Medicine, Trieste, Rome, Italy Oct, 2002

17. IEEE Nuclear Physics Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, Rome, Oct 2004

18. IEEE Nuclear Physics Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, Puerto Rico, Oct 2005

Invited Seminars and Courses Given:

 1. Dept. of Physics, University of British Columbia Victoria Canada, Oct. 1995, Nov. 1997

2. TRIUMF, Vancouver Canada, Oct. 1995, Nov. 1997

3. McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Nov. 1995, Dec. 1997

4. Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, Nov 1995, Dec. 1997

5. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay, India, Dec 1996

6. University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland, Jan 1997,June 1998

7. GSI, Darmstadt, Germany,  March 1997

8. MPI, Munich, Germany, March 1997

9. Department of Physics, VUB-ULB Brussels, Belgium, May 1997

10. Weizmann Institute of Sciences, Rehovot Israel, August 1997

11. LAPP Annecy, France, September 1997

12. Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, USA, Nov. 1997

13. CERN Detector Seminar, Geneva, Switzerland, March 1998

14. Thomas Jefferson Laboratory, Newport News, Virginia, USA, Nov. 1998

15. European School of Medical Physics, Archamp, France, Nov 1998

16. Short Course on Volume Radiation Detection at the IEEE 1998 Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference Toronto, Nov. 1998

17. Three Lecture Gaseous Detectors at the ICFA School on Instrumentation in HEP, Istanbul Turkey, June 1999,

18. Three Lecture Course on gas detectors at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Mumbai, Feb. 2000.

19. Three Lecture Course on gas detectors at PRL, Ahmedabad, India, Dec 2000.

20. Invited seminar at Institute Langevin Grenoble, France Dec 2000

21. Invited seminar at the University of Siegen, Physics Department, Germany, Feb 2001.

22. Three lecture course given at Snowmass 2001, Aspen, Colorado, USA July 2001

23. Three lectures course given at St. Croix NATO School, USA July 2002

24. Four lectures on tracking detectors given at Belgium Netherlands Dutch School, Bonn Sept 2003

25. Two lectures course given at IEEE Rome October 2004

Miscellaneous:

1. Active referee for the journal Nucl. Instruments and Methods, IEEE publications and conferences.

2. Contact person Asia in the IEEE Organizing committee for the International IEEE conferences on Nuclear Science and Medical Imaging.

3. Editor PhysicsWatch Section CERN COURIER   1999-2002

4. Organizer:Symposium on applications in Medicine, Biology, Astrophysics (SAMBA II), Trieste, Italy May 2002

5. Co-Chair IEEE 2004 Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, Rome Oct 15-22, 2004

6. On advisory Committee for the RPC Conference 2005 in Seoul, South Korea.

7. On advisory Committee for the RPC Conference 2007 in Mumbai, India

8. Editor P5 News column in CMS Times: http://cms-project-cmsinfo.web.cern.ch/cms-project-cmsinfo/Resources/archive_new.html

Archana.Sharma@cern.ch
 

Important Publications

Properties of some gas mixtures used in tracking detectors

A How-to Approach for a 3d Simulation of Charge Transfer Characteristics in a Gas Electron Multiplier (GEM)

in prep..