I am a physicist working at the ATLAS experiment
mainly on e/gamma perfomance and photon physics

I currently work in the ATLAS Collaboration since January 1st, 2010. My activity is focused on the performance of the electromagnetic calorimeter and on the photon physics, both within the Standard Model analyses, the study of the Higgs Boson and beyond the SM searches.
You can find more infomation in my detailed CV.

Activities

I have been involved in many activies in the ATLAS collaboration. See my CV for details. Here the main ones.

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Performances

MVA calibration, e/gamma calibration coordinator

Since the beginning of my PhD I have maintained the Monte Carlo energy calibration of electrons and photons. I have improved it using multi-variate techniques.

In 2014-2015 I have been the coordinator of the calibration subgroup the e/gamma group, focusing on the first calibration for Run 2 and the precision measurements.

Since 2019 I am coordinating the reconstruction of electrons and photons.

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Physics

inclusive photon, diphoton, H→γγ, photon-jet searches, γγ exotic searches

During my PhD I have worked in the inclusive photon and diphoton analysis. Then I focused on the H→γγ. At the beginning of Run2 I have moved to the photon-jet analysis and to the search of New Physics in the γγ channel. In 2016-2017 I have been analysis contact for the Higgs coupling measurement in the diphoton channel and the Higgs mass measurement.

In 2017-19 I have coordinated the HGam subgroup

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Detector

Lar High Voltage

I am an hardware on-call expert and a developer of the Detector Control System for the ATLAS Liquid Argon system

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Software

everytime!

I have particular interest in software. I have developed a web monitor for the space token usage in my institute. I have tested proof performance on a local cluster. I am a little constributor of the rootpy project. I am the maintainer of several tools used by the collaboration. I developed a tool to easily manage a full list of publication from Inspire HEP and a tool to semi-automatize the loading of publication informations on AIR.

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Teaching

I have been assistant of prof. Fernando Palombo during the course "Laboratory of Numerical Treatment of Experimental Data" and of prof. Leonardo Carminati during the course "Laboratory of Numerical Treatment of Experimental Data" and of prof. Attilio Andreazza during the course "Istituzioni di Fisica Nucleare e Subnucleare". I have made a series of lectures about statistics for PhD students.
I’ve been the supervisor of a CERN summer student working in the MVA energy calibration. I have been the supervisor of several students.

Theses

Excellent candidates from UniMi interested in Bachelor, Masters or PhD theses are welcome to contact me.

2020 - Valentino Rossi (MT)
Characterization of LGAD sensors for the High granularity timing detector in the ATLAS phase-II upgrade project
2020 - Alessandro Demela (MT)
Optimization of the Higgs boson mass measurement in the diphoton channel with the ATLAS detector
2020 - Mario Lamberti (MT)
Measurement of differential cross-sections for Higgs boson production in the decay channel at 13 TeV with the ATLAS experiment
2019 - Chiara Vitali (MT)
Measurements of diphoton differential cross sections in proton–proton collision at 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector at LHC
2018 - Davide Mungo (MT)
Measurement of Higgs boson production cross sections in the diphoton decay channel with 80 fb−1 of pp collision data collected by the ATLAS detector
2015 - Edoardo Lamperti (MT)
Misure di sezioni d’urto di stati finali con due fotoni e jets adronici in collisioni protone-protone all’esperimento ATLAS
2014 - Marco Rimoldi (MT)
Higgs mass measurement in the di-photon decay channel with the ATLAS experiment
2014 - Silvia Comotti (MT)
Measurement of the isolated photon plus jet cross section in pp collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 8 TeV with the ATLAS detector
2020 - Martino Pulici (BT)
Improving suppression of the jets from pileup at high luminosity LHC using timing information from the High Granularity Timing Detector for ATLAS
2020 - Pietro Daniele (BT)
A machine learning approach to the electron and photon classification with the ATLAS detector at the LHC
2020 - Edoardo Tronconi (BT)
Electrons and Photons classification using machine learning techniques with the ATLAS detector at the LHC
2019 - Eleonora Foschino (BT)
Photon Identification optimisation using machine learning techniques with the ATLAS detector at the LHC
2019 - Andrea Visibile (BT)
Determination of the primary vertex in di-photon events with the ATLAS detector at the LHC
2018 - Luigi Favaro (BT)
Optimization of the energy calibration of electrons and photons at the ATLAS experiment with machine learning techniques
2014 - Andrea Poli (BT)
Tecniche di identificazione dei fotoni per il Run 2 all’esperimento ATLAS ad LHC