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DOE - INFN Summer Students Exchange Program for 2012

DOE/INFN Summer Exchange Program for 2012
11th Edition


The US Department of Energy (DoE) and the National Institute for Nuclear Physics - Italy (INFN) announce the 2012 edition of the Summer Exchange Program, dedicated to the exchange of US and Italian students in science and engineering.

Students are offered the possibility to work on projects which will further their experience in the areas of science and technology that are relevant for their academic training.

The INFN Section of Trieste is based at the Department of Physics. The research activities are conducted in close collaboration with the academic world. With regard to university education, INFN allows undergraduate and graduate students access to its equipment and participation in its research activities.
The INFN research programs are carried out mostly in collaboration with leading research institutions and Universities around the world.

Research activities in Trieste are pursued in all major INFN areas of interest: Particle Physics, Astroparticle Physics, Nuclear Physics, Theoretical Physics and Detector Physics.
Several groups are participating in experimental programs in collaboration with US institutions.

The available position in Trieste is the following:

1 position: SuperB

Study and characterization of silicon detectors and related front-end electronics as a contribution to the design of the Silicon Vertex Tracker at the proposed Super B-Factory. The student is expected to participate in laboratory measurements of the performance of front-end electronic chips and silicon microstrip detectors.


Luciano Bosisio (

Lorenzo Vitale (

Local Secretariat:

Alessandra Filippi (

Recommended period: June/July - September/October

Vacation Aug. 6-25, 2012

For useful information about your arrival and stay in Trieste please see Welcome Office.



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