Professor Andy Parker

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Professor Andy Parker, CERN leader, Head of the Cavendish Laboratory (Physics Department) of Cambridge University.

Andy Parker is a Professor of High Energy Physics at Cambridge University and the Head of the Physics Department. He is an expert in high energy physics, extra space dimensions, quantum-sized black holes and supersymmetry, with over 500 publications to his name. He is a founder of the ATLAS experiment for the Large Hadron Collider and has commercially developed silicon detectors, fast electronics, large software systems and pattern recognition, and he has pioneered computational radiotherapy and artificial photosynthesis. Andy’s awards include the Pilkington Prize for excellence.