GRK 1694: Elementary Particle Physics at Highest Energy and highest Precision
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Dr. Marco Alexander Harrendorf

Master thesis

  • Subject:Comparative studies of Monte Carlo event generationin leading order and next-to-leading order for the CMS collaboration
  • Type:Master thesis
  • Date:12. December 2013
  • Supervisor:

    Prof. Dr. Husemann

    Prof. Dr. Müller

  • Person in Charge:Marco A. Harrendorf

PhD thesis

  • Subject:Measurement of the tt≥1b-jet cross section using novel analysis techniques at the CMS experiment
  • Type:PhD thesis
  • Date:22. June 2018
  • Supervisor:

    Prof. Dr. Ulrich Husemann

    PD Dr. Stefan Gieseke

Stay abroad: IPPP, University of Durham, England

  • Subject:Contribution to the development of the Herwig7 event generator in the context of a MCnet studentship
  • Type:MCnet-Studentship
  • Date:April to August 2015
  • Supervisor:

    Prof. Peter Richardson

    Dr. Simon Plätzer

Stay abroad: CERN, Geneva, Switzerland

  • Subject:Studies on the reduction of systematic uncertainties in the context of the ttH analysis
  • Type:Research stay
  • Date:November 2015 to March 2016

Publications (Selection)

    • Christian Reuschle et al. NLO efforts in Herwig++. In Proceedings, 12th International Symposium on Radiative Corrections (Radcor 2015) and LoopFest XIV (Radiative Corrections for the LHC and Future Colliders): Los Angeles, CA, USA, June 15-19, 2015, 2016. [ bib | arXiv | .pdf ]
    • Johannes Bellm et al. Herwig 7.0/Herwig++ 3.0 release note. Eur. Phys. J., C76(4):196, 2016. [ bib | DOI | arXiv ]
    • CMS Collaboration. Search for ttH production in the H->bb decay channel with sqrt(s)=13 TeV pp collisions at the CMS experiment, 2016. [ bib ]
    • D. de Florian et al. Handbook of LHC Higgs Cross Sections: 4. Deciphering the Nature of the Higgs Sector, 2016. [ bib | arXiv ]
    • CMS Collaboration. Search for ttH production in the H->bb decay channel with 2016 pp collision data at sqrt(s)=13 TeV, 2016. [ bib ]
    • CMS Collaboration. Search for ttH production in the H-to-bb decay channel with
      leptonic tt decays in proton-proton collisions at sqrt(s) = 13 TeV with the CMS
      detector, 2017.
    • CMS Collaboration. Search for tt̄H production in the H → bb̄ decay channel with
      leptonic tt̄ decays in proton-proton collisions at √s = 13 TeV, 2018.
    • 100+X more publications as co-author of the CMS collaboration

Conferences / Talks  (Selection)

    • 2015
      • KSETA Plenary Workshop, 04. to 06. March 2015, Durbach
      • MCnet Employability Workshop, 28. to 29. May 2015, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
      • GRK Doktoranden Workshop, 24. to 26. August 2015, Althütte
        Talk on MC event generation
      • MCnet Monte Carlo School, 31. August to 04. September 2015, Spa, Belgium
        Tutor for the Herwig++ event generator
      • GridKa School, 07. to 11. September 2015, Karlsruhe
      • MCnet Meeting, 23. to 25. September 2015, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
        Talk "Report about MCnet short-term studentship in Durham and future plans"
      • GRK Workshop, 28. to 30. September 2015, Freudenstadt
      • FSP CMS Meeting, 07. to 09. October 2015, Karlsruhe
      • Data Science Workshop, 09. to 13. November 2015, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
         
    • 2016
      • ATLAS-CMS-Theory Monte Carlo Generator Workshop, 11. to 12. January 2016, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
        Representative of the CMS ttH group
      • CMS Generator Meeting: Discussion about huge ttH Samples, 18. January 2016, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
        Defending large ttH samples being the ttH-MC-Contakt
      • ttH Sync Exercise, 25. to 26. January 2016, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
        Representative of the ETP working group
      • Fire Extinguisher Course, 01. February 2016, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
      • Introduction to International Masterclasses, 04. February 2016, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
      • Tracker-DOC-Training-Shift, 08. to 14. February 2016, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
        Contact person for the operation of the CMS silicon-stripe detector
      • Tutor International Masterclasses, 15. and 17. February as well as 10. March 2016, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
      • KSETA Plenary Workshop, 22. to 24. February 2016, Durbach
      • DPG-Conference Hamburg, 28. February to  04. March 2016, Hamburg
        Talk about own research
      • CMS Herwig7 Meeting, 07. March 2016, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
        Organizer and key speaker
      • GRK Doktoranden-Workshop, 21. to 23. March 2016, Otterberg
        Talk on neural networks
      • KSETA Workshop Philosophy of Physics, 04. to 05. April 2016, Karlsruhe
      • MCnet School of Scientific Computing, 16. to 20. May 2016, Göttingen
      • European Summer School of High-Energy Physics, 15. to 28. June 2016, Skeikampen, Norway
      • KCETA Julius-Wess-Preis Lisa Randall, 07. and 08. July 2016, Karlsruhe
      • Tracker-DOC-Shift, 07. to 15. August 2016, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
        Contact person for the operation of the CMS silicon-stripe detector
      • Tracker-DOC-Shift, 28. August to 05. September 2016, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
        Contact person for the operation of the CMS silicon-stripe detector
      • GRK meeting, 26. to 28. September 2016, Freudenstadt
      • Herwig7 Tutorial, 06. to 07. October 2016, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
        Organizer and speaker for the CMS specific part
      • Top Cross Sections Round Table Meeting, 14. October 2016
      • Tracker-DOC-Shift, 13. to 21. November 2016, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
        Contact person for the operation of the CMS silicon-stripe detector
         
    • 2017
      • DPG-Conference Münster, 27. to 31. March 2017, Münster
        Talk about own research
      • University of Virginia, 19. April 2017, Charlottesville, USA
        Talk "Searching for the ttH(Hbb) and ttbb signal with novel techniques at CMS", additionally tutorial on usage of Tensorflow and NNFlow
      • University of Notre Dame, 25. April 2017, Notre Dame / South Bend, USA
        Talk "Searching for the ttH(Hbb) and ttbb signal with novel techniques at CMS"
      • GRK Workshop, 11. to 13. October 2017, Bad Liebenzell
        Talk "tt+bb Analyse"
      • Higgs Couplings 2017, 06. to 10. November 2017, Heidelberg
        Talk "Machine learning in Higgs analyses"

         
      • More than 40 further talks given within the CMS collaboration

         
Supervised theses
Research topic Thesis title Student
Multivariate Klassifizierung mit künstlichen neuronalen Netzen zur Trennung von Unterprozessen der Top-Quark-Antiquark-Paar-Produktion Lukas Hilser
Study of ttˉ+bbˉ Modelling and Uncertainties of Monte Carlo Generators for the ttˉH(bbˉ)-Analysis at the CMS Experiment Andrej Saibel
Entwicklung und Erprobung eines NN-Klassifizierers für eine multivariate tt+Boson-Analyse am CMS-Experiment Lars Sowa
MVA-Studien mit binären neuronalen Netzen in der Suche nach ttH-Produktion am CMS-Experiment Jan van der Linden
Validierungsstudien zum Herwig7-Ereignisgenerator am CMS-Experiment Dominik Beutel
Trennung von Signal und Untergrund mit TensorFlow in einer Suche nach ttH-Produktion am CMS-Experiment Maximilian Welsch
Validation of the Herwig++-Matchbox framework for event generation at the CMS experiment Julia Hunt
Comparative studies in event generation at leading and next-to-leading order perturbation theory with the Sherpa+OpenLoops event generator for the ttH analysis at the CMS experiment Ralf Farkas
Verbesserung einer Rivet-Analyse und Visualisierung simulierter Kollisionsereignisse am CMS-Experiment Frederik Schaaf
Neue Jet-Merging-Algorithmen für Monte-Carlo-Generatoren in nächstführender Ordnung für die t+Jets-Produktion Korbinian Schweiger
Vergleich von Monte-Carlo-Generatoren in nächstführender Ordnung für die Top-Quark-Antiquark-Produktion Denise Müller