Dr. habil. Malgorzata Worek



RWTH Aachen University
Institute for Theoretical Particle Physics and Cosmology
Otto-Blumenthal-Str. 1
52074 Aachen, Germany

phone: +49 241 80 25727
fax:      +49 241 80 22187
email: worek.at.physik.rwth-aachen.de

Research Interests
  • Phenomenology of the Standard Model at Hadron Colliders
  • Top Quark Physics at the Large Hadron Collider
  • Monte Carlo simulations of physical processes
  • Next-to-leading order QCD corrections to multi-particle processes
  • Efficient numerical evaluation of multi-particle final states
  • Matching of multi-leg amplitudes with parton showers

Bachelor / Master Thesis
Students who are interested in doing a bachelor or master thesis in theoretical particle physics (see topics from research interests) are welcome to contact me for further details.


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Short CV
  • Education:

    • 2003: Ph.D. (with distinction) in physics, University of Silesia, Katowice (Poland) 
    • 2015: Habilitation in physics, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen (Germany)

  • Professional Appointments:

    • 2003 - 2005: Marie Curie Fellowship, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Athens (Greece)
    • 2005 - 2006: Academic staff at the Institute of Nuclear Physics, Krakow (Poland)
    • 2006 - 2008: Postdoc, ITP, Karlsruhe University, Karlsruhe (Germany)
    • 2008 - 2013: Academic staff, University of Wuppertal, Wuppertal (Germany)
    • 2013 - present: Academic staff, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen (Germany)
  • Research Grants (only RWTH Aachen University, Germany):
  • Professional Activities:
    • 2014 - present: Coordinator of the International Master Program in Physics at the RWTH Aachen University
    • 2015 - present: Co-organizer of the Women in High Energy Physics Network
    • 2016 - present: Faculty Equal Opportunities Officer at the RWTH Aachen University 
    • 2018 - present: Working Group Leader of the COST Action CA16201 ParticleFace - Unraveling new physics at the LHC through the precision frontier
    • 2019 - present: Equal Opportunities Officer of the SFB/Transregio 257
    • 2019 - present: Equal Opportunities Officer of the RTG 2497
    • 2019 - present: Member of International Advisory Committee for Annual International Workshop on Top Quark Physics
    • 2019 - present: Analysis Consultant and Expert (ACE) for Top Quark Physics in the ATLAS Collaboration
  • Recently Organized Conferences
Detailed CV

Recent Talks

Cross section ratios as a precision tool for ttgamma at the LHC
  • September 2019 - 14th International Symposium on Radiative Corrections: Applications of Quantum Field Theory to Phenomenology, Palais des Papes, Avignon (France)
Top-Quark Physics
  • March 2019 - Kick-off Meeting of the Collaborative Research Centre/Transregio 257, P3H – Particle Physics Phenomenology after the Higgs Discovery, KIT Karlsruhe (Germany)
NLO Off-Shell ttgamma Production with HELAC-NLO
  • November 2018 - CMS PH Generator meeting, CERN (Switzerland)
Off-Shell ttgamma Production
  • May 2018 - Loops and Legs in Quantum Field Theory (LL2018), Sankt Goar (Germany)
Off-Shell ttj Production
  • March 2017 - Taming Unphysical Scales for Physical Predictions − Workshop on renormalisation and factorisation scale choices for precision predictions of cross sections at the LHC, Cambridge (UK)
  • January 2017 - XXIII Cracow Epiphany Conference, Particle Theory Meets the First Data from LHC Run 2, Cracow (Poland)
  • September 2016 - International Workshop on Top Quark Physics (TOP 2016), Olomouc (Czech Republic)
  • April 2016 - Loops and Legs in Quantum Field Theory (LL2016), Leipzig (Germany)
  • March 2016 - Rencontres de Moriond - QCD and High Energy Interactions, La Thuile (Italy)
Off-Shell Top Quarks with One Jet at the LHC
  • March 2017 - Seminar for Theory of Elementary Interactions, University of Warsaw, Warsaw (Poland)
  • June 2016 - HEP Theory Seminar, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen (Germany)
  • May 2016 - Particle Theory Seminar, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Tübingen (Germany)
  • March 2016 - Particle and Astro-Particle Physics Seminar, TH CERN (Switzerland)
Kilogram as a relic in physics: In search of a universal definition of the unit of mass
  • July 2015 - Special Colloquium (Habilitationskolloquium), RWTH Aachen University, Aachen (Germany)
Matching the Nagy-Soper parton shower at NLO
  • June 2015 - UCLA Radcor-Loopfest Symposium (RADCOR 2015 and Loopfest XIV) UCLA, Los Angeles (USA)

Last modified by Malgorzata Worek
Sunday, 15 September  2019