Cory Fantasia

Cory Fantasia

Graduate Student until 2014
Office: PRB, Room 368. 617-353-6045



B.S. Physics, Northeastern University 2008

B.S. Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University 2008


I am currently a graduate student studying high energy experimental physics. My work focuses on searches exotic new particles at the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC). I am also involved in the High-Level Trigger (HLT) system on CMS which is responsible for selecting which collisions are interesting enough to record for later analysis. I have also worked on the precision measurement of the WZ cross section at CMS.


US LHC Users Organisation (USLUO) prize 2012

Selected Papers:

[2012] Search for a W' or Techni-ρ Decaying into WZ in pp Collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV

[2013] Search for exotic resonances decaying into WZ/ZZ in pp collisions at sqrt(s)= 7 TeV

[2011] Measurement of the WW, WZ and ZZ cross sections at CMS


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