Benjamin Smith

  • Program Years: 2006-2010
  • Academic Institution: Harvard University
  • Field of Study: Experimental High Energy Physics
  • Academic Advisor: Masahiro Morii
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2007)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Physics, Harvard University, 2011
    B.A. Physics and Mathematics, Harvard University, 2005

Current Status

  • Status: Sr. Staff Software Engineer, Box, Inc., Palo Alto, CA
  • Research Area: Cloud and mobile computing
  • Publications

    ATLAS collaboration, Expected Performance of the ATLAS Experiment, Detector, Trigger and Physics, CERN-OPEN-2008-020, Geneva, 2009, [arXiv:0901.0512]

    ATLAS collaboration, Charged-particle multiplicities in pp interactions at sqrt(s) = 900 GeV measured with the ATLAS detector at the LHC, accepted for publication in Physics Letters B [arXiv:1003.3124v1]

    Awards

    Gertrude and Maurice Goldhaber Prize for outstanding experimental and theoretical physics graduate students, Harvard University, 06/2007
    BA magna cum laude in Physics and Mathematics, Harvard University, 06/2005
    Thomas T. Hoopes Prize for outstanding scholarly work or research, Harvard University, 05/2005
    John Harvard Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Harvard University, 05/2002