Thursday 12 February 2015, 6.30pm buffet for 7.00pm start. Finish at 8.30pm
Room T/2.07, Trevithick, Cardiff University, Queen's Buildings, 5 The Parade, Roath, Cardiff, CF24 3AA
Free of charge.
The Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) records tens of petabytes of particle collision data every year. In order to analyse these vast amounts of often complex collisions the CMS collaboration is relying on a world-spanning network of computer centres - the grid. He will introduce the LHC and the CMS experiment; explain the challenges imposed by both complexity and amount of data and how they are tackled.
Luke is a Research Assistant at Bristol university working on top quark physics at the CMS experiment.