Dr Evgueni Goudzovski MSc, PhD

Birmingham Fellow


Contact details

School of Physics and Astronomy
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT


Dr Evgueni Goudzovski is a particle physicist, currently working primarily on the NA62 experiment at CERN devoted to studies of ultra-rare kaon decays. He has been data taking coordinator and physics analysis coordinator of several past and current kaon experiments at CERN. He is author of over 60 research papers on rare kaon decays, CP violation, and experimental techniques, and has a citation h-index of 15. Dr Goudzovski was appointed Royal Society Research Fellow and Birmingham Fellow in 2012.


  • PhD in Particle Physics, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (Dubna), 2006
  • MSc in General and Applied Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, 2002
  • BSc in General and Applied Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, 2000


Dr Evgueni Goudzovski obtained his BSc degree in 2000 and MSc degree in 2002, working on antihyperon production at the Excharm experiment at IHEP Protvino, Russia. In 2002, he became a member of the NA48 collaboration at CERN, and has been involved into CERN kaon physics experimental programme since then. His PhD thesis (2006) was devoted to precision searches for direct CP violation in charged kaon decays.

In 2006-2008 he worked as a post-doctoral researcher at Scuola Normale Superiore and INFN in Pisa, Italy. His work was mainly devoted to precision measurements of rare processes and hadronic kaon decays. During this period he became one of the main proponents and the physics analysis coordinator of the first phase of the CERN NA62 experiment.

Dr Goudzovski came to Birmingham in 2008 as a research fellow, joining the Birmingham NA62 research group. After a brief period as a project associate at CERN in 2010, he returned to Birmingham as a Marie Curie research fellow in 2011, and was appointed a Royal Society Research fellow in 2012. He has been lecturing since 2011.


Teaching Programmes

  • Y2 course on neutrino physics, “physics with particle physics and cosmology” programme.
  • Y4 project supervision

Postgraduate supervision

Currently supervising PhD students working on the NA62 experiment at CERN.



  • Kaon physics: precision tests of the Standard Model in rare processes, CP violation


  • NA62 experiment at CERN
  • NA48/2 experiment at CERN

Other activities

  • Editorial board member, CERN NA62 experiment (2010-present)
  • Physics analysis coordinator, CERN NA62 experiment (2006-present)
  • Data taking coordinator, CERN NA48/2 experiment (2003-2004)


Recent publications (selected):

  • C Lazzeroni et al. (2011). Test of lepton flavour universality in K→lnu decays. Physics Letters B698, 105
  • JR Batley et al. (2011). New measurement of the K→ pimumu decay. Physics Letters B697, 107
  • JR Batley et al. (2010). Precise tests of low energy QCD from Ke4 decay properties. European Physics Journal C70, 635
  • JR Batley et al. (2009). Determination of the S-wave pion scattering lengths from a study of K3pi decays. European Physics Journal C64, 589
  • JR Batley et al. (2029). Precise measurement of the K→ piee decay. Physics Letters B677, 246
  • M Raidal et al. (2008). Flavour physics of leptons and dipole moments. European Physics Journal C57, 13

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