New Staff in Physics & Astronomy, March – June 2015
The School of Physics & Astronomy has made a number of excellent appointments over the past couple of months including:
Professor Phil Allport
Chair in Particle Physics
Professor Phil Allport is an expert on radiation-hard detectors for use at hadron colliders and pioneered the use of p-type substrate sensors for such environments. From 2011-2015 he was the Upgrade Coordinator of the ATLAS Experiment on the LHC and a member of the ATLAS Executive Board. He is a leading international advocate of the High-Luminosity LHC (LHC upgrade programme) having been joint organiser of the European Committee for Future Accelerator HL-LHC Experiments Workshops.
He has served on a number of national and international committees including chairing the UK Particle Physics Advisory Panel and the Institute of Physics High Energy Particle Physics Group. He is also a founder member of the Proton Radiotherapy Verification and Dosimetry Application consortium, employing HL-LHC detector technology developed with UK industry for medical applications.
Other appointments include:
- Mr Kish Chowdhury, Teaching Support Administrator
- Dr Philip Milsom, Senior Research Fellow
- Dr Vitor Oiko, Research Fellow
- Miss Marisa Perea Ortiz, Research Fellow
- Dr Joanna Smart, Project Manager