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Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

Career

  • 2022-2023 Scientific Associate, CERN (on sabbatical leave from Cambridge)
  • 2014-date Principal Investigator on Cambridge STFC High Energy Physics theory consolidated grant
  • 2011-date Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
  • 2009-2010 Reader, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
  • 2004-2008 Lecturer, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
  • 2004-2009 PPARC Advanced Fellow, University of Cambridge
  • 2002-2004 Postdoctoral researcher, Laboratoire d'Annecy de Physique des Particules Theorie
  • 2000-2002 Fellow, TH Division, CERN
  • 1998-2000 Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
  • 1995-1998 Higher Scientific Officer, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Research

Ben is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics High Energy Physics research group and The Cambridge Pheno Working Group based at the Cavendish Laboratory.

Ben is a particle phenomenologist and is primarily interested in interpreting data coming from the CERN experiments in terms of new particles and forces. He retains an interest in neutrino physics.

Ph.D. Students

  • Eetu Loisa: 2021-
  • Hannah Banks: 2019-
  • Maeve Madigan: 2018-2021
  • Tom Cridge: 2014-2018
  • Sophie Renner: 2012-2016
  • Matt Dolan: 2007-2010
  • Jordan Skittrall: 2006-2009
  • Steve Kom: 2005-2008

Selected External Activities

Publications

Simple and statistically sound recommendations for analysing physical theories.
SS AbdusSalam, FJ Agocs, BC Allanach, P Athron, C Balázs, E Bagnaschi, P Bechtle, O Buchmueller, A Beniwal, J Bhom, S Bloor, T Bringmann, A Buckley, A Butter, JE Camargo-Molina, M Chrzaszcz, J Conrad, JM Cornell, M Danninger, J de Blas, A De Roeck, K Desch, M Dolan, H Dreiner, O Eberhardt, J Ellis, B Farmer, M Fedele, H Flächer, A Fowlie, TE Gonzalo, P Grace, M Hamer, W Handley, J Harz, S Heinemeyer, S Hoof, S Hotinli, P Jackson, F Kahlhoefer, K Kowalska, M Krämer, A Kvellestad, ML Martinez, F Mahmoudi, DM Santos, GD Martinez, S Mishima, K Olive, A Paul, MT Prim, W Porod, A Raklev, JJ Renk, C Rogan, L Roszkowski, R Ruiz de Austri, K Sakurai, A Scaffidi, P Scott, EM Sessolo, T Stefaniak, P Stöcker, W Su, S Trojanowski, R Trotta, Y-L Sming Tsai, J Van den Abeele, M Valli, AC Vincent, G Weiglein, M White, P Wienemann, L Wu, Y Zhang
– Reports on progress in physics. Physical Society (Great Britain)
(2022)
85,
052201
A $ν$ Supersymmetric Anomaly-free Atlas
BC Allanach, M Madigan, J Tooby-Smith
– The Journal of High Energy Physics
(2022)
2022,
144
Large hadron collider constraints on some simple $Z^\prime $ models for $b\rightarrow s \mu ^+\mu ^-$ anomalies
BC Allanach, JM Butterworth, T Corbett
– The European Physical Journal C
(2021)
81,
1126
Semisimple extensions of the Standard Model gauge algebra
BC Allanach, B Gripaios, J Tooby-Smith
– Physical Review D: Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
(2021)
104,
035035
Semisimple extensions of the Standard Model gauge algebra
BC Allanach, B Gripaios, J Tooby-Smith
– Physical Review D
(2021)
104,
035035
Global fits of third family hypercharge models to neutral current B-anomalies and electroweak precision observables
BC Allanach, JE Camargo-Molina, J Davighi
– The European Physical Journal C
(2021)
81,
721
Higgs-mass predictions in the MSSM and beyond
P Slavich, S Heinemeyer, E Bagnaschi, H Bahl, M Goodsell, HE Haber, T Hahn, R Harlander, W Hollik, G Lee, M Mühlleitner, S Paßehr, H Rzehak, D Stöckinger, A Voigt, CEM Wagner, G Weiglein, BC Allanach, T Biekötter, S Borowka, J Braathen, M Carena, TN Dao, G Degrassi, F Domingo, P Drechsel, U Ellwanger, M Gabelmann, R Gröber, J Klappert, T Kwasnitza, D Meuser, L Mihaila, N Murphy, K Nickel, W Porod, EAR Rojas, I Sobolev, F Staub
– The European Physical Journal C
(2021)
81,
450
$U(1)_{B_3-L_2}$ Explanation of the Neutral Current $B-$Anomalies
BC Allanach
– The European Physical Journal C
(2021)
81,
56
Anomaly Cancellation with an Extra Gauge Boson.
BC Allanach, B Gripaios, J Tooby-Smith
– Physical review letters
(2020)
125,
161601
Reinterpretation of LHC results for new physics: Status and recommendations after run 2
W Abdallah, S AbdusSalam, A Ahmadov, A Ahriche, G Alguero, BC Allanach, JY Araz, A Arbey, C Arina, P Athron, E Bagnaschi, Y Bai, MJ Baker, C Balazs, D Barducci, P Bechtle, A Bharucha, A Buckley, J Butterworth, H Cai, C Campagnari, C Cesarotti, M Chrzaszcz, A Coccaro, E Conte, JM Cornell, LD Corpe, M Danninger, L Darmé, A Deandrea, N Desai, B Dillon, C Doglioni, MJ Dolan, J Dutta, JR Ellis, S Ellis, M Feickert, N Fernandez, S Fichet, T Flacke, B Fuks, A Geiser, MH Genest, A Ghalsasi, T Gonzalo, M Goodsell, S Gori, P Gras, A Greljo, D Guadagnoli, S Heinemeyer, LA Heinrich, J Heisig, DK Hong, T Hryn'ova, K Huitu, P Ilten, A Ismail, A Jueid, F Kahlhoefer, J Kalinowski, JF Kamenik, D Kar, Y Kats, CK Khosa, V Khoze, T Klingl, P Ko, K Kong, W Kotlarski, M Krämer, S Kraml, S Kulkarni, A Kvellestad, C Lange, K Lassila-Perini, SJ Lee, A Lessa, Z Liu, LL Iglesias, JM Lorenz, D MacDonell, F Mahmoudi, J Mamuzic, AC Marini, P Markowitz, PMR del Arbol, D Miller, VA Mitsou, S Moretti, M Nardecchia, S Neshatpour, DT Nhung, P Osland, PH Owen, O Panella, A Pankov, M Park, W Porod
– SciPost Phys
(2020)
9,
022
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Research Group

High Energy Physics

Room

B2.04

Telephone

01223 766889