Sergei V. Gleyzer, Ph. D.


Office Fermilab: WH11E

Office CERN: 32-R-C17

Office UF: 2035 New Physics Building

Telephone: 1 (781) 820-5650

Telephone: 41 (22) 767-4886

Fax: 1 (352) 392-5339

Email: sergei@cern.ch



University of Florida

Physics Department

Gainesville, FL 32611

United States




Ph.D.                   Florida State University, High-Energy Physics, Thesis: “Search for the                              2011

                             Dark Matter Signature in Lepton Jet Final State at √s = 7 TeV”,

                             Graduate advisor: Vasken Hagopian

M.S.                     Florida State University, High-Energy Physics, advisor: Vasken Hagopian                       2006

B.S.                      Carnegie Mellon University, Physics                                                                                       2004





Senior Research Associate  Department of Physics, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA                    2015 – present

Research Fellow       Deutches Elektronen-Syncrotron (DESY), Germany                                                     2012 – 2015

Research Assistant  Department of Physics, Florida State University, USA                                                 2006 – 2011




Fermilab:                     LHC Physics Center Distinguished Researcher Fellowship                                    2019

Fermilab:                     LHC Physics Center Distinguished Researcher Fellowship                                    2018

EU H2020:                   INSIGHTS Grant Award in Machine Learning                                                             2018 – 2021

NASA:                           Grant Award for Machine Learning for Planetary Science                                     2017 – 2018

DESY:                            Research Fellowship                                                                                                       2011 – 2014

Florida State:              Hagopian Family Endowment Award in High Energy Physics                                2009



Convener of CMS Collaboration Machine Learning Forum                                                                            2017 – 2019

Coordinator of the LHC Machine-Learning Working Group                                                                          2016 – present

Founder, convener of Inter-Experimental Machine Learning Working Group                                         2016 – present

Chair and Coordinator CPAD 2018, MLJETS 2018, QCHS 2018, CHEP 2018, ACAT2017, PASC17             2017 – present




Fermilab Wine and Cheese Seminar                                                                                                                  Nov. 2018

“Deep Learning for the Future of High-Energy Physics”, Chicago, USA


Heavy Particles and Flavor Physics (LISHEP2018)                                                                                           Sep. 2018

invited plenary, Salvador Bahia, Brazil


Brown University Physics Department                                                                                                             Aug.  2018

“Modern Deep Learning Applications in Particle Physics”, invited seminar, Providence, USA


Machine Learning Conference in Science and Engineering                                                                         May 2018

“Machine Learning at the Large Hadron Collider”, invited plenary, Pittsburgh, USA


CEA-Saclay                                                                                                                                                               Nov. 2017

“Machine Learning in Particle Physics”, invited seminar, Paris, France


XVIII International Workshop on Advanced Computing and Analysis Techniques                                Aug. 2017

“Machine Learning Advancements in Particle Physics”, invited plenary, Seattle, USA


International Workshop on Big Data Tools for Physics and Astronomy                                                   June 2017

“Machine Learning at the LHC”, invited plenary, Amsterdam, Netherlands


Machine Learning Challenges in Complex Multiscale Physical Systems                                                   Jan. 2017

“Machine Learning in High-Energy Physics”, invited plenary, Munich, Germany







NSF Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation Review Panel Member                                                 2018

Editor and organizer HEP Community White Paper on Machine Learning                                                                2018

Reviewer Nuclear Instruments and Methods, Computing and Software for Big Science,                                     2017 – 2018

IEEE Letters of Computer Society

Founder of HSF Google Summer of Code Program (25 students in first year, 29 in second year)                          2017 – 2018

CERN Knowledge Transfer (KT) Consultant on Machine Learning                                                                                 2016 – present

Scientific Editor of Machine Learning in Particle Physics Volume World Scientific                                                     2016 – present

Advisory Board Member of Machine Learning in HEP Summer School                                                                      2016 – present

Creator of Project CODER                                                                                                                                                      2016 – present

Co-founder of Open Data Working Group CERN High School Teacher Program                                                       2016 – present

CMS Data Quality Monitoring Supervisor (FNAL, DESY, CERN)                                                                                        2009 – 2010




Workshop on Statistics and Machine Learning, CERN, machine learning lectures                                                   2018

International Summer School of Deep Learning (DeepLearn2018), invited lectures, Italy                                     2018

Workshop on Machine Learning, UNAM, invited lectures,   Mexico                                                                             2018

International Summer School of Particle Physics, invited lectures, Spain                                                                  2017

European Scientific Institute, invited lectures and tutorials in machine learning, France                                        2016 – 2017

National Academy of Science of Ukraine, invited lectures in machine learning                                                        2017

CERN Open Lab, invited lectures and tutorials in machine learning                                                                             2016 – 2018

CERN High School Teacher Program, Open Data Working Group, 5 training sessions                                             2016

CERN EPLANET Mini-Course, Brazil, invited lectures and tutorials in machine learning                                          2015

Data Science at LHC Workshop, 2 invited lectures and tutorials in machine learning                                           2015

DESY Statistics School, 3 lectures and tutorials in machine learning                                                                          2014

Southeastern CMS Physics Workshop, lecture and tutorial in machine learning                                                      2007

Carnegie Mellon University, Florida State University Physics/Astronomy Laboratory                                            2003 – 2005



Workshop on Outreach Training at CERN, organizer                                                                                                     2018

SCIFOO Camp, invited participant, GoogleX, Palo Alto, California                                                                                 2018

Fermilab UEC High-Energy Physics Community Trip to US Congress, Washington DC                                             2018

US LHC Users Association , High-Energy Physics Community Trip to US Congress, Washington DC                     2017

CODER High School Teacher Workshop, CMS Open Data Analysis with Jupyter, UF                                              2017

CODER High School Teacher Workshop, CMS Open Data Analysis with Jupyter, UF                                              2016

CODER High School Teacher Workshop, CMS Open Data Analysis with Jupyter, UCF                                           2016

Belmont Hill High School, Outreach Talk on the Large Hadron Collider and Higgs Boson                                      2014

FameLab Germany 2013, Outreach Talk on the Discovery of the Higgs Boson                                                         2013