Chris Hays

Chris Hays is a Research Lecturer at Oxford University focusing on Higgs boson measurements at ATLAS. He also works on the precise measurement of the W boson mass, which provided an expected mass range for the Higgs boson prior to its discovery. Chris is currently serving as ATLAS UK physics coordinator.

Taking stock at the LHCP conference

I felt like I was returning home as I walked through the gates of Columbia University at 116th Street and Broadway, the day before the LHCP conference began. The scaffolding from the recently completed graduation ceremonies reminded me of my own PhD graduation thirteen years ago. The ubiquitous Columbia-blue signs of "Welcome back Alumni" seemed to be talking just to me.

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