About me: I’m Louie, an experimental particle physicist working at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, in Geneva. On this page, you can find more information about my work, research interests and content such as the Particle Physics for Babies book. I’m passionate about communicating the exciting science of particle physics to the public. I am available to give talks and seminars for any level… just ask! You can find out more about me here.

My activities

Particle Physics for Babies

Grow your own genius with this book for budding scientists

Searches for new particles

Sifting through the LHC data in the hope of discovering something new!

Precision measurements

Confronting the predictions of the Standard Model to experimental data

Detector R&D

Designing the next generation of particle detectors


Exploiting a decode of particle physics results to set constraints on new models!

Talks and Seminars

A summary of my recent presentations at conferences and departments around the world

Latest posts

Recruiting my first post-doc

My new position at Clermont-Ferrand came with funding for two students and two post-doctoral research assistants. I am glad to say that today, I am opening applications for the first post-doc position. The info is here and the deadline is 13 March: https://inspirehep.net/jobs/2634296 The successful applicant will work on searches for long-lived particles in ATLAS,…

Start of a new era!

Last week, I officially started a new job as a Junior Professor at the Laboratoire de Physique de Clermont. The lab is part of the Université Clermont Auvergne, in Clermont-Ferrand in France: a busy student town nestling on the edge of the stunning Chaine des Puys range of ancient volcanoes. Clermont-Ferrand is also the birthplace…