|Title||Particle Physics: The Boulevard of Broken Symmetries|
|Lecturer||Sijbrand de Jong|
|Time and location||11:15 - 12:15 @ Gezellenzaal|
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About Particle Physics: The Boulevard of Broken Symmetries
About Sijbrand de Jong
At this moment De Jong is active at the Pierre Auger Observatorium in Argentina, researching cosmic rays at the highest energy. He has recently obtained a NWO large grant to install a layer of novel cosmic ray detectors using radio frequency radiation in this Observatory.
In addition to research and education, De Jong has held many manegerial positions, such as director of the School for Physics and Astronomy and the Institute for Mathematics, Astrophysics and Particle Physics, and the Radboud Pre-University College of Science all at Radboud University and more recently he has been President of the CERN Council.