Fundamental Research (and much more…) at CERN

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is among the world's largest and most-respected centers for scientific research. We are honored to have Dr. Fabiola Gianotti, the Director-General of CERN, present the wondrous scientific research and breakthroughs being developed at CERN. This is an event not to be missed by scientists and generalists alike.

 

Speaker: Dr. Fabiola Gianotti
Speaker Dr. Fabiola Gianotti
Fabiola Gianotti is the Director-General of CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics in Geneva. She received a PhD in experimental particle physics from the University of Milano in 1989. Since 1994 she has been a research physicist in the Physics Department of CERN. She is associate member of the ...

Fabiola Gianotti is the Director-General of CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics in Geneva.


She received a PhD in experimental particle physics from the University of Milano in 1989. Since 1994 she has been a research physicist in the Physics Department of CERN. She is associate member of the French, Irish, Italian and US Academies of Sciences.


She led the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at the time of the discovery of the Higgs particle in 2012.


She received honorary doctoral degrees from the University of Uppsala, the EPFL (Lausanne), McGill University (Montreal), Oslo University, the University of Edinburgh and the University of Roma Tor Vergata.


Dr Gianotti was awarded the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic. She received the Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics (2012), the Enrico Fermi Prize of the Italian Physical Society (2013) and the Medal of Honour of the Niels Bohr Institute (Copenhagen, 2013).

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Organizer American International Club of Geneva

When?

Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017

11:45 a.m. - 2 p.m.

(GMT+0200) Europe/Zurich

How Much?

  • AIC Members -  CHF70.00
    (ends 10/05/2017)
  • Non-AIC Members -  CHF140.00
    (ends 10/05/2017)
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Where?

Hotel Warwick

Rue de Lausanne 14
Geneva 1201
Switzerland