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Hello! I'm Elena, Rutherford Fellow at the University of Manchester. I’m an experimentalist focused on new physics in neutrino detectors and detector R&D.  
Dark matter, neutrino cross sections and neutrino oscillations in Liquid Argon Time Projection Chambers (Short Baseline Neutrino program and DUNE) are my primary physics goals.
My R&D program aims to develop new light detection systems for pixelated LArTPCs, a new technology for the next generation of accelerator neutrino detectors. 


Education &
Research Positions

2013 - 2018

Yale University


Proton Decay

Baryon number conservation is just an accident, let's show some GUTs!

Neutrino Detectors

I like big Liquid Argon detectors and I cannot lie.

2006 - 2009

University of Bologna

Undergrad at the Physics Department

Neutrino Oscillations

Got Nobel Prizes?

2009 - 2012

University of Bologna
Master Student in Nuclear and Particle Physics

2018 - 2022

Lederman Fellow

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Dark Matter

Are we there yet?

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