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David Calvet's CV

General

  • Born on May 11th 1970 at Carcassonne (Aude, France)
  • French nationality
  • Married, father of two children

Professional status

Research

  • 2013-...: creation of the OpTHyLiC project
  • 1998-...: member of the ATLAS collaboration:
    • 2006-...: in the exotics physics group:
      • advisor for a thesis on the search for four top quarks events (2011-2013).
      • co-advisor for a thesis on the search for fourth generation quarks (2006-2008).
    • 2002-...: in the Tile calorimeter group:
      • "on-call expert" for the calorimeter control software, developer of software tools for automatic recovery.
      • responsible of the calorimeter calibration laser control software.
      • development of a mobile test system for the calorimeter readout electronics.
      • responsible of the calorimeter readout electronics certification, after its assembly (2003-2006).
    • 1999-2002: in the offline software development group:
      • Inner Detector event data model coordinator.
      • Inner Detector offline software librarian.
      • silicon trackers event data software development.
      • silicon trackers digitization framework software development.
      • silicon trackers detector description software development.
    • 1998-2001: in the Pixel detector group:
      • software for the simulation of the readout circuits for the full simulation of physical events.
      • participation to beam tests of prototypes.
      • realisation of a test system for a readout circuit prototype.
  • 2000-2001: member of the Medipix collaboration:
    • participation to beam tests at ESRF.
    • probe tests of the Medipix-1 electronic circuits.
  • 1995-1997: member of the H1 collaboration. Technical manager for the upgrade of the forward proton spectrometer with pixel detectors:
    • realisation of a test and selection system for the readout electronic circuits (from ATLAS R&D) and test of these circuits during their production phase.
    • acquisition system for the beam tests.
    • following of the design and tests of the silicon sensor.
    • definition of the communication protocol with the existing acquisition system.
    • following of the mechanical structure design.
  • 1992-1995: member of the ALEPH collaboration:
    • software for the test system of the upgraded silicon vertex detector (VDET) readout electronics and test of the modules during their production phase.
    • realisation of a test system and comparison of two versions of the upgraded VDET readout circuit (at Imperial College of London, September-December 1993).
    • measurement of the B+ and B0 mesons lifetimes using exclusive reconstruction, PhD thesis (advisor John Carr).

Teaching

  • 2012-...: lab work in Master of Physics (X-ray imaging with a pixel detector).
  • 2010-2013: advisor for a thesis.
  • 2010: advisor for a training (stage de master 1 de physique fondamentale), June-August 2010.
  • 2010: advisor for a training (stage de l'EIGSI La Rochelle), May-August 2010.
  • 2010: co-advisor for a training (stage de master 1 de physique chimie), April-June 2010.
  • 2009: advisor for a training (stage de licence 3 de physique), February-May 2009.
  • 2008: advisor for a training (stage Janus), August 2008.
  • 2006-2008: co-advisor for a thesis, defended on July 4th 2008 (search for a fourth generation quark u4 with Atlas at LHC).
  • 2007: advisor for a training (stage de master 1 de physique), April-June 2007.
  • 2006: advisor for a training (stage de l'INSA de Toulouse), July-August 2006.
  • 2004: advisor for a training (stage de maîtrise de sciences physiques), March-June 2004.
  • 2003: advisor for a training (stage d'école d'ingénieur en informatique), April-September 2003.
  • 2002: advisor for a training (stage Janus), August 2002.
  • 2002: lecture on particle physics experiments in IN2P3 school, Roscoff, March 2002.
  • 1998-2002: lectures on experimental techniques in particle physics ``Particules élémentaires : aspects expérimentaux", D.E.A. (master) in particle physics, Université de la Méditerranée (Aix-Marseille II).
  • 1997: advisor for a training (stage de maîtrise de physique).
  • 1996-1998: computer architecture projects, Ecole Supérieure d'Ingénieurs de Luminy (ESIL-ES2I).
  • 1992-1995: experimental tutorials for undergraduate students, Aix-Marseille II

Science popularization

  • Co-inventor of the Cosmophone (1998), laureate of the Prix Création de la Culture Scientifique et Technique 1999 (awarded by the french ministry of education, research and technology), patented by CNRS:
    • Building of a Cosmophone for the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie (science and technology museum in Paris), 2000.
    • Development of a new software version, installation of a Cosmophone at Amsterdam (2004).
    • Participation to the ceremony organised for the 50th anniversary of CERN (Geneva), 2004.
    • Computer and software upgrade of the Cosmophone of the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie (Paris), 2008.
  • Texts writing for a web site dedicated to the forces (1999), for the S.F.R.S. (now CERIMES). Web site still online.
  • Creation of a general public web site dedicated to particle physics ``voyage au coeur de la matière" (1997). This site received the Prix IN2P3 de la Communication 2000. Web site still online, upgraded on 2002.

Education

  • 2011: Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (french diploma to be allowed to be thesis director).
  • 1992-1995: PhD thesis at Centre de Physique des Particules de Marseille, Doctorat in particle physics, Université de la Méditerranée (Aix-Marseille II), April 1995.
  • 1987-1992: undergraduate studies in physics at Université Paul Sabatier (Toulouse III):
    • D.E.A. (master) in particle physics, July 1992. Training under the direction of Eduardo de Rafaël, Centre de Physique Théorique, Marseille.
    • Maîtrise, option astrophysics, June 1991.
    • Licence, June 1990.
    • D.E.U.G., June 1989.
  • Scientific baccalauréat, July 1987.

Conferences and summer schools

  • Composite dynamics from strong to weak interactions, Lyon (France), September 2016.
  • 20th International Conference on Particles and Nuclei, Hamburg (Germany), August 2014. Oral presentation: Search for New Physics with Top quarks in ATLAS at 8 TeV.
  • 14th ICATPP Conference on Astroparticle, Particle, Space Physics and Detectors for Physics Applications, Como (Italy), September 2013. Oral presentation: The Atlas Tile Calorimeter.
  • XX International Workshop on Deep-Inelastic Scattering and Related Subjects, Bonn (Germany), March 2012. Oral presentation: Measurements with ATLAS detector of jets containing charm and bottom quarks.
  • Frontier Detectors for Frontier Physics, 9th Pisa Meeting on Advanced Detectors, Isola d'Elba (Italy), May 2003. Presentation of a poster: Test system for the production of the Atlas Tile Calorimeter front-end electronics.
  • IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, Lyon (France), October 2000. Oral presentation: A New Read-out System for an Imaging Pixel Detector.
  • french summer school in particle physics (école de Gif), Marseille (France), September 1998.
  • NATO Advanced Study on Techniques and Concepts of High Energy Physics, St Croix (U.S. Virgin Islands), June 1998.
  • Frontier Detectors for Frontier Physics, 7th Pisa Meeting on Advanced Detectors, Isola d'Elba (Italy), May 1997. Presentation of a poster: H1 Forward Proton Spectrometer Upgrade with Silicon Pixels Detectors.
  • 2nd International Conference on Large Scale Applications and Radiation Hardness of Semiconductor Detectors, Firenze (Italy), June 1995.
  • member of the organizing committee of the Journées Jeunes Chercheurs, Carry-le-Rouet (France), December 1994.
  • 94 European School of High-Energy Physics, Sorrento (Italy), September 1994.
  • Journées des Jeunes Chercheurs, Super-Besse (France), January 1994.
  • french summer school in particle physics (école de Gif), Gif-sur-Yvette (France), September 1993.
  • scientific secretary at the International Europhysics Conference on High Energy Physics, Marseille (France), July 1993.