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Curriculum

Curriculum Vitae
Stefano Veneziano
Born in Rome, the 24th of November 1963
Current position: Permanent position at Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Professor of Physics at Sapienza Universita’ di Roma.
Qualification: Director of Research (I fascia), Sezione di Roma.
Previous positions:
- 01/11/1991 Permanent position, Researcher (III fascia) at Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare,
Sezione di Roma.
- 01/03/2000 First Researcher (II fascia) at Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare,
Sezione di Roma.
Responsibility for research projects financed and refereed by national and international reviewers.
- The First-level muon barrel trigger system of the ATLAS experiment, Italian Project Leader (INFN Project)
92 months.
- The First-level muon barrel trigger system of the ATLAS experiment, Project Leader (CERN, Geneva).
30 months.
- The First-level trigger system of the ATLAS experiment, Project Leader (CERN)
44 months.
- Project MCS, on the development of a new detector based on scintillating micro capillaries, for applications
of hadrotherapy and particle physics. Italian Project Leader (INFN Project).
12 months.
Research contracts from international institutions
- Scientific Associate, CERN, Geneva, from 01/1999 to 03/2000;
- Scientific Asssociate, CERN, Geneva, from 07/2006 to 07/2007;
- Project Associate, CERN, Geneva, from 08/2007 to 07/2008.
Teaching

- Professore a contratto, of the course "Laboratorio di Fisica Nucleare e Subnucleare", Corso di Laurea in Fisica,
Universita' La Sapienza, Roma, from 01/1999 to 03/2000
- Entitled to the teaching of the Master course in Padua called "Progettazione di ASICs", Dipartimento di Fisica.
Padua University, from 08/2005 to 08/2007
- Entitled to the teaching of the course "Elettronica Generale", Laurea magistrale in Fisica.
Universita' Sapienza di Roma. Since 08/2011.
- since November 2013, Professor of Physics at Sapienza Universita’ di Roma, two-year agreement between INFN and Sapienza Universita’,
following DM 27 november 2012. Teaching the two-semester course “Laboratorio di Fisica Nucleare e Subnucleare" and
the one-semester course of “Elettronica Generale”.
Education and scientific career
- Scientific High School degree in July 1982.
- Summer student at CERN, July-September 1986.
- Technical Student at CERN, february 1987 - April 1988
- Laurea di Dottore in Fisica at Universita' La Sapienza, September 1988, with full marks, 110/110 cum laude, discussing the thesis
called "Il calorimetro a liquido a temperatura ambiente dell'esperimento UA1 al collider protone-antiprotone del CERN".
Supervisor Professor F. Ceradini within the UA1-Rome group of INFN and Universita' La Sapienza, in Rome.
- A. Della Riccia Fellowship, for visiting CERN, february-december 1989.
- INFN Fellowship on Particle Physics Research, passed final examination, after participation to the III Course of the INFN
Advanced School of Nuclear and Subnuclear physics. February 1989 - August 1991.
- won national call for a permanent position, Researcher (II fascia) at Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, november 1991
- visiting scientist at CERN Experimental Physics Division. january 1999 - march 2000.
- won national call for a permanent position, First Researcher (II fascia) at Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, february 2000.
- visiting scientist at CERN Experimental Physics Division. july 2006 - july 2007.
- won national call for a permanent position, Director of Research (I fascia) at Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, january 2007.
- project associate at CERN, Experimental Physics Division, for the ATLAS Experiment august 2007 - august 2008.
- won “Abilitazione scientifica Nazionale 2012” with full marks, as Professore I fascia (Full Professor) in the sector 02/A1,
“Experimental Particle Physics”.
Functions and scientific responsibilities
- 1996 - 1998: responsible for the data acquisition system of the Muon test facility of the ATLAS experiment,
on the H8 test beam at CERN.
- march 1997- march 2003: Coordinator of the Rome activities of National Scientific Commission V (New technologies, detectors,
accelerators and instrumentation).
- may 1997 - december 1998: head of the Electronics Laboratory of INFN, Sezione di Roma. Left to visit CERN.
- may 1997 - march 2003: Scientific Secretary of National Scientific Commission V.
- september 2002 - march 2003: Observer in the National Scientific Commission I (particle physics) for
National Scientific Commission V.
- june 1997 - december 2006: responsible for KLOE drift chamber readout system, DAPHNE accelerator, Frascati, Italy.
- april 2000 - june 2006: head of the Electronics Laboratory of INFN, Sezione di Roma.
- september 2001 - september 2008: Project Leader of the First-level muon barrel trigger system of the ATLAS experiment (INFN).
- january 2000 - september 2008: Project leader (CERN) of the First-level muon barrel trigger system of the ATLAS experiment for the
design, construction and Commissioning of the system, and the related Resistive Plate Chamber detector readout system.
- june 2002 - december 2004: Project Leader (CERN), of the LVL-1 Muon Project, a collaboration of research groups from
Japan, Israel, Italy and CERN. In January 2004 became member of the ATLAS Trigger and Data Acquisition Steering Group.
- march 2005 - september 2008: member of the Steering Group for the Installation and Commissioning of the ATLAS Muon Spectrometer,
with responsibility of the integration of the Muon Trigger.
- september 2007 - september 2008: Project leader of the ATLAS First level Trigger System, an international collaboration
between Israel, Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, ECRN and Italy for the operation of the Calorimetric, Muon and Central
Trigger Processors of the experiment.
- september 2012- september 2013: Responsible for MCS (MicroCapillari Scintillanti) (INFN), a two year national project financed for the
development of a new particle detector, a joint collaboration with EPFL Lausanne and CERN.
- since july 2013: ATLAS experiment, Level-1 trigger Upgrade Coordinator.
Scientific activity
- 1986-1989: UA1 Experiment (ECRN proton-antiproton Collider), main studies on b quark production and top quark search
in the semi-leptonic channel. Uranium-Tethramethylpenthane warm liquid calorimeter upgrade of the experiment.
- 1990-1996: WA92 Experiment (CERN West Area), beauty and charm hadro-production at the Omega spectrometer, on a 350 Gev/c pion beam.
Muon filter and fast trigger design.
- 1989-1990: participation to the Large Hadron Collider Muon Identification and Triggering working groups. Proposal for the use of
Resistive Plate Chamber detectors for fast triggering. Test beam studies at H2 and X1 beams at CERN. Montecarlo studies of
hadronic punch through in Iron and measurements.
- 1990 - 1994: contribution to the proposal of the research and Development experiment at CERN RD5 (trigger systems and momentum
reconstruction in high magnetic field).
Studies on hadronic punch through and the production of electromagnetic secondaries from high-momentum muons. RPC detector
performance studies and tracking capability.
- 1992 - 1997: contribution to the proposal of the research and Development experiment at CERN RD27 (first level trigger systems for
LHC experiments). Main contribution has been the definition of a trigger architecture, later followed by the barrel and end
cap groups in ATLAS. Development of the trigger demonstrator Application Specific Integrated Circuit, in collaboration
with Rutherford lab, UK.
- 1993 - 2006: KLOE experiment (CP violation studies in K decays at the Phi factory DAPHNE, Frascati). Contribution to all phases of
the experiment construction, later data taking. During 1993-95 participated to the drift chamber design, working on first
prototypes and data analysis aimed to optimise detector geometry. Development of the Time to Digit Converter ASIC of the drift
chamber.
- since 1992: ATLAS Collaboration:
- 1992- 1994: began working on Muon Trigger group, where the final layout of the RPC detector chambers in the central toroid of the
experiment. Simulations and prototype development have driven the Letter Of Intent work.
Trigger tower prototype on test beam, data analysis.
Author of ATLAS Technical Proposal, chapters relative to first level muon trigger.
- 1995 - 1999: Rome groups interest on precision measurement chambers, based on the Monitored Drift Tubes technology. Personal
contribution on the development of the Test Beam Data Acquisition system of all Muon detectors. Collaboration with core
DAQ group developing readout architectures in RD13.
During these years final development of the details of the detector layout and trigger architecture, up to the development of
the dedicated Application Specific Integrated Circuit. Study of the effects of radiation on electronics.
- 1999-2000: contribution to the activities of Trigger/DAQ groups at CERN, developing the first prototype of the Read-Out-Buffer. The
first element on the readout chain common to all ATLAS detectors.
- 1993-2003: head of the muon barrel trigger system design, leading also the design of software application dedicated to
initialisation, control and monitoring of the system.
- 2003 - 2005: construction and assembly of the experiment, completion of ageing studies on detector. Final system tests on the H8
test beam facility at CERN.
- 2003 - 2007: installation and commissionng of the experiment, full responsibility for the first level-trigger system project.
- since 2007: after the installation phase, development of the calibration procedure, time calibration to define phases of the about
350,000 from-end channels to ns precision, to be able to identify the bunch crossing to which muon candidates belong.
Optimization of Momentum thresholds and calibration.
System is now working with more than 99% efficiency on geometrical acceptance and live time.
It is a core system necessary for the success of the ATLAS experiment.
- september 2012-september 2013: head of the MCS project, dedicated to the study of a novel detector based on MEMS technology and
microfluidics, to evaluate the feasibility of a hydrotherapy beam monitor and possible applications on particle physics.
The readout system paradigm is based on System-On-Chip devices integrated with front-end and the data acquisition.
The collaboration just formed is a joint effort of INFN, EPFL Lausanne and CERN.
- since july 2013: I am now leading the Level-1 trigger Upgrade of the ATLAS experiment. This project is a joint Italian, US, UK, German, Japanese,
CERN, Brazilian collaboration aimed at the 2015 data taking at 14 center of mass TeV energy and the new high luminosity frontier of the Large
Hadron Collider.
Last partecipations to international workshops
- Organizer of the ACES (ATLAS and CMS experiments Electronics Study group) workshop March 2014
- Member of ECFA HL_LHC
- Organizer of LECC 2014
- Organiser of ATLAS Upgrade Workshop 2014 Freiburg 7-11 April 2014.