Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Opening session of the ATLAS Tile Calorimeter Upgrade week at iThemba LABS, Cape Town, March 15th 2017

Today we had the opening session of the ATLAS Tile Calorimeter Upgrade week at iThemba LABS, Cape Town. The workshop focuses on questions of instrumentation related to the upgrade of the Tile Calorimeter of the ATLAS detector  at the Large Hadron Collider. Below are photos from the morning session:

The Director of iThemba LABS addresses the audience

Daniel, Dock, the Managing Director of Trax Interconnect (Pty) Ltd gives a presentation with the title  "Capabilities of the South African Electronics Industry"

Dr. Oleg Solovyanov, Project Leader of the Tile Calorimeter gives a colloquium with the title "The Upgrade of the Tile Calorimeter of the ATLAS Detector at the Large Hadron Collider"

The group photo after the open session

Friday, 10 March 2017

Dr. Daniel Adams from the South African Department of Science of Technology visits the High Throughput electronics labs at Wits

Below is a recent picture of members of the Wits HEP group with Dr. Daniel Adams, Chief director at the Department of Science and Technology. Dr. Adams came to the School of Physics to visit the High Throughput electronics lab on March 9th 2017.

Missing in the picture are Marc Sacks, Matthew Spoor, Prof. Alan Cornell, Harshna Jivan. Dingane Hlaluku, Humpry Tlou, Skhathi Mthembu, Kehinde Tomiwa and Yesenia Hernandez are currently in Europe.