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RTU Center of High Energy Physics and Accelerator Technologies



Dr. sc. ing. Toms Torims

PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Professor at the Chair of Material Processing Technology at RTU, CERN Scientific Associate, representative of Latvia at CERN, Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Advisor to the Rector of Riga Technical University. Field of research focuses on manufacturing technologies, particle accelerator application in the industry and additive manufacturing.

+371 20200195
CERN, CH-1211 Geneva 23 Switzerland

Position Phone E-mail
Deputy Director
Aija Rūse
Tasked with coordinating daily operational functions, streamlining management systems, monitoring budgets, management of the CERN National Contact Point. More than fifteen years of project management experience.
+371 26400288

Yury Dokshitser
Profesor in theoretical physics. Strategic Comitee Council member of State Research programme «State Research Programme in High Energy Physics and Accelerator Technologies». Fields of expertise: Theoretical elementary particle physics, quantum field theory, strong interactions at high energies, microscopic quark-gluon theory of hadrons and their interactions - quantum chromodynamics.

+371 67089202
Senior Researcher
Kārlis Dreimanis

PhD in high-energy particle physics from the University of Liverpool (2017). Deputy team leader of the Latvian research group at the CMS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. Current research is focused on the Top quark physics at the CMS experiment.

+371 29440029
Viesturs Veckalns
Physicist in the CMS experiment of the CERN LHC. Studying colour flow between two light jets resulting from the decay of the top quark – antiquark pair.
+371 28998253
Guntis Pikurs
MSc in Mechanical Engineering, researcher at HEP&AT Center and CERN CMS Technical Integration office. Research interests - design, manufacturing and processing technologies.
+371 29217053
Andris Ratkus
Soon to be PhD in Production Engineering, researcher at HEP&AT Center and CERN. Research is focused on additive manufacturing and processing technologies.
+371 26666739
Scietntific Assistant
Andris Potrebko 
PhD student in high-energy particle physics. Research interests - particle physics phenomenology and experimental high-energy physics. Currently involved in the top quark physics research at the CMS experiment, particularly, in the measurement of top/antitop quark mass difference.
+371 28220672
Scientific Assistant
Ekaterina Tskhay
MSc Student in RTU. Currently involved in HEP&AT Center projects. Research interests - additive manufacturing and processing technologies.
+371 29333548
Artūrs Ivanovs
Msc. in Electrical Engineering, researcher at European Organization for Nuclear Research, PhD Student in RTU. Field of research - autonomous systems and artificial intelligence.

Study Program Coordinator
Silva Vītola
Coordination of development of the Doctoral Study program «Particle Physics and Accelerator Technology».

+371 22334332
Office Manager
Elīna Grate
Front office administration, communication and coordination. Administrative support to the management of HEP&AT Centre. Coordination of the collaboration between RTU and CERN, in accordance with the implementation of the CERN National Contact point plan. Coordination of scientific projects at the Center.
+371 67089202

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