CERN-Award for Giovanni Mocellin


Giovanni Mocellin of the Physics Institute III A was honoured for "many substantial and original contributions to the GE1/1 system, from simulation studies to chamber testing and characterization and commissioning at CERN. These achievements were instrumental to reach the GEM detectors' required performance".

  Giovanni Mocelllin at his desk at CERN © G. Mocellin

Mr Mocellin's doctoral thesis is on the upgrade of the muon system (GE1/1), which will improve the acceptance and efficiency of the CMS detector in the forward region.