Chertok and watertower

Maxwell Chertok

Professor | Dept. of Physics | UC Davis

CMS Detector, Chertok on the right


School Presentations

  • Presentation to Dixon High School AVID class, Nov. 10, 2014, "College, Majors, Physics and the Higgs"
  • Presentation to Dixon High School AVID class, May 23, 2013, "The Higgs Boson: or, Why Study Physics?"
  • Presentation to all jr. high and high school science teachers in Davis, CA, Oct. 18, 2012, "The Higgs particle discovery"
  • M. Slizeski's 8th Grade Science Classes (Periods 1,2,3, and 8), Emerson Jr High, Davis, CA, Dec 14, 2011, "2011: A Higgs Odyssey"
  • Mr. Cox's 5th Grade GATE Class, Bannon Creek Elementary, Sacramento, CA, May 12, 2011, "The LHC: Really really (really!) small stuff"
  • Ms. Gill's 4th Grade Science Class, Willett Elementary, Davis, CA, April 2, 2010, "The LHC Turns On: Really really small stuff"
  • Mr. Cox's 5th Grade Class, Two Rivers Elementary, Natomas, CA, October 12, 2009, "Really really small stuff"

Other talks

  • "The Higgs Boson and Beyond", UC Davis Picnic Day, Apr. 18, 2015.
  • Public lecture: "The Higgs Boson: Discovery of the Millennium (So Far)", UC Davis HEFTI Frontiers of Physics Symposium, Davis, CA, Apr. 6, 2013.
  • "The Higgs Particle Discovery", UC Davis Deans' Advisory Council Meeting, Davis, CA, Nov. 1, 2012.
  • "The Higgs Particle Discovery", UC Davis Physics Colloquium, Oct. 29, 2012.
  • "The Higgs Particle Discovery", Sacramento State University Physics Colloquium, Oct. 25, 2012.
  • "Colliding Particles at the Energy Frontier", Sonoma State University 'What Physicists Do' Colloquium, 10/25/10
  • Departmental overview and High Energy Physics at UC Davis, presentation to the Society of Physics Students, Davis, CA, 5/1/10

I've been interviewed regarding the LHC startup and safety concerns:

Sacramento Bee Article about our group's research: 8/12/07