Personal profile

Research interests

  • Theoretical High Energy Physics
  • Particle Physics at the LHC and Future Colliders
  • Quantum Chromodynamics: Quarks, Gluons, Jets, Strings, Hadronization, Hadron Collisions, ...
  • Top, Higgs, and searches for New Physics
  • Monte Carlo Event Generators: PYTHIA and VINCIA
  • Computer Physics and Markov-Chain Algorithms
  • Outreach and Citizen Science (LHC@home/Test4Theory)

External positions

Staff Scientist (LD), CERN Geneva Switzerland

1 Oct 200930 Sep 2014

Associate Scientist (tenure-track), Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

15 Mar 200730 Sep 2009

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Projects 2014 2020

Research Output 2001 2016

Automated parton-shower variations in PYTHIA 8

Mrenna, S. & Skands, P. 3 Oct 2016 In : Physical Review D: covering particles, fields, gravitation, and cosmology. 94, 7, 14 p., 074005

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Measurement of parton shower observables with OPAL

Fischer, N., Gieseke, S., Kluth, S., Plätzer, S., Skands, P. & OPAL Collaboration 4 Jul 2016 XLV International Symposium on Multiparticle Dynamics (ISMD 2015). Barillari, T., Bethke, S., Kluth, S. & Menke, S. (eds.). France: E D P Sciences, 6 p. 05001. (EPJ Web of Conferences; vol. 120)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper

Open Access

Probing collective effects in hadronisation with the extremes of the underlying event

Martin, T., Skands, P. & Farrington, S. 1 May 2016 In : European Physical Journal C. 76, 5, 12 p., 299

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

QCD and γγ studies at the FCC-ee

Skands, P. & d'Enterria, D. 2016 p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access

Review of particle physics

Patrignani, C. & Particle Data Group 1 Oct 2016 In : Chinese Physics C. 40, 10, 1809 p., 100001

Research output: Contribution to journalReview Article