Peter Križan - Curriculum Vitae#

  • Diploma thesis in Physics at the University of Ljubljana, 1980, theoretical surface physics, supervisor I.Kuscer.
  • Ph.D. in Physics at the University of Ljubljana, 1987, experimental particle physics, threshold pion production, experiment SC94 at CERN, supervisor G. Kernel

Employment, Positions and Appointments:
  • University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana: full professor at the Faculty for Mathematics and Physics (2002), vice dean (2003-2005)
  • J.Stefan Institute, Ljubljana: scientific councilor
  • Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), Hamburg
  • 1989 - 1990, 1998 Alexander von Humboldt Fellow
  • 1994 - 2001 coordinator of the HERA-B RICH detector
  • Since 2001 KEK, Tsukuba
  • 2009-2013 spokesperson (scientific leader) of the Belle II Collaboration, Technical Coordinator (2015-2020)
  • 2015 Visiting professor, University of Nagoya

  • Threshold pion production (experiment SC94, CERN) -> 1987
  • ARGUS experiment, DESY, Hamburg: B physics and two photon physics - until 1992
  • HERA-B experiment: planning, design, construction, commissioning, data taking, flavour physics (1992-2001)
  • BELLE experiment: since 2001, measurement of CKM matrix elements, rare decays, D0 mixing, time dependent CP violation measurements.
  • BELLE II experiment: since 2008, preparation of the spectrometer, physics program, experiments with the spectrometer.
  • Detector development: particle identification methods, photon detectors for ring imaging Cherenkov detectors.
  • Applications of detection methods in environmental physics and medical imaging

Teaching (selection):
  • Various courses at the Universities of Ljubljana, Barcelona, Tokyo, Nagoya; Ph.D and MSc. theses supervisor
  • Lecturer at the Scottish Univ. Summer School St. Andrews 2001, Nagoya Winter School, Ise, 2009, Graduiertenkolleg, Bad Liebenzell, 2008, CERN Academic training, CERN, 2011, ICFA 2013 Instrumentation School, Bogota, 2013, EDIT Instrumentation Schools, KEK, Tsukuba (2013) and DESY, Hamburg (2020), IEEE/NSS 1998 Conference, Toronto

Outreach activities: public talks, blogs, member of the Science on the Street initiative, frequent posts on Facebook and Twitter

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