University of Hamburg
Particle Physics & Detector Development, Institute of Experimental Physics

Physics campus Bahrenfeld, Building 68, room 119
Luruper Chaussee 149
D-22761 Hamburg, Germany

Jory Sonneveld

I am a postdoc at the University of Hamburg. I currently work on supersymmetry and interpretation of search results.

Research Interests

Particle physics at colliders, tracking systems, the phenomenology of the Standard Model and beyond.


Universität Hamburg:
Fall 2016: Tutor for Kern- und Teilchenphysik

Spring 2016: Tutor for Elektromagnetismus und Optik

RWTH Aachen University:
Fall 2014: Tutor for Electrodynamics - Theoretische Fysik II

Spring 2013: Tutor for Quantum Mechanics - Theoretische Fysik III

Fall 2013: Tutor for Statistical Physics - Theoretische Fysik IV


You are very welcome to start a project in our group!

Previous projects:
Multivariate Analysetechniken zur Supersymmetriesuche am LHC - Phuoc Thien Le, Universität Hamburg, September 2016, Bachelor Thesis

Neutrino Physics at the LHC - Laura Friedeheim, RWTH Aachen University, August 2013, Bachelor Thesis

I also helped with the work of:
Implementation und Validierung von Ausschlussgrenzen auf Supersymmetrie in Fittino, Nanette Range, University of Bonn, July 2015, Bachelor Thesis

Selected presentations

Commissioning and first results from the CMS phase-1 upgrade pixel detector , Vertex2017, Asturias, 2017-09-10
Limit setting and statistics The first MadAnalysis 5 workshop on LHC recasting, Korea, 2017-08-21
Towards a phenomenological MSSM fit with Fittino, SUSY2016, Melbourne, 2016-07-07
Phenomenological MSSM interpretation of CMS results, SUSY2016, Melbourne, 2016-07-04
Simplified Models and the Interpretation of Supersymmetry Searches, Disputation RWTH Aachen, 2015-11-06
Limits and Fits from Simplified Models, Moriond EW Session, La Thuile, 2015-03-18
Simplified Models: Model Independent Searches at the LHC?, Spring School of Particle Physics and Philosophy, Wuppertal, 2014-03-29
The Limit(ation)s of Simplified Models, Physics at the Terascale Workshop, Karlsruhe, 2013-12-02
Strong Electroweak Symmetry Breaking (EWSB): Generating Masses Dynamically, 2012, ITP at Utrecht University, Nikhef in Amsterdam, CP3 Origins in Odense, LAPTH Annecy


This can be viewed on inspire.


I was one of the organizers of the Graduate School Seminar in Aachen.


Simplified models and the interpretation of supersymmetry searches RWTH Aachen, 2015-12-20 (img) (src)
Strong Electroweak Symmetry Breaking: Generating Masses Dynamically NIKHEF Theory Group and Utrecht University, 2012-07-06 (img) (src)
Chromatin and Genetic Differences - When is DNA read? Utrecht University and Leiden University, 2009-07-25 (src)
Study of Signal-to-Background Ratio of Reconstructed Neutral Pions from p+p Collisions at √s = 200 GeV Institute of Subatomic Physics, Utrecht University, 2009-07-24 (src)


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