Members - Jong Soo Kim

Position:
Researcher
Qualifications:

PhD

Telephone:
0117176848
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Room:
PM12
Research Interest:
My primary research goal is focused on collider studies of physics beyond the Standard Model (BSM) at the LHC. In particular, I am interested in automated test of BSM scenarios against current LHC results. I am a founding member of the tool CheckMATE which allows for easy testing of new physics models against experimental LHC analyses. The tool is growing in popularity among theorists as well as experimentalists and many studies have now used CheckMATE to constrain BSM physics. Moreover, I am interested in machine learning and I have published SUSY-AI which calculates LHC limits on the parameter space of the phenomenological MSSM. SUSY-AI is part of the BSM-AI project and we investigate the use of machine learning in particle physics phenomenology in collaboration with computer scientists, astroparticle physicists, ATLAS experimentalists. Apart from developing collider tools, I have been working on numerous phenomenology studies of BSM scenarios.
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    Wits HEP Group, School of Physics,
    University of the Witwatersrand,
    1 Jan Smuts Ave, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Telephone: +27 11 717 6848
    Fax: +27 11 717 6879