Karlsruhe School of Elementary Particle and Astroparticle Physics: Science and Technology (KSETA)

Dr. Patrick Kirchgaeßer

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Institute: ITP
Room: 12-11
Phone: 608-43579
Email: patrick.kirchgaesser#kit.edu

Currently on leave from KIT doing a MCnet Short-term studentship in Manchester
Date of the PhD exam: 24.4.20





  • "A new model for soft interactions in Herwig", Proceedings of the XXIII Cracow EPIPHANY Conference 2017, arxiv:1704.00911
  • "Soft and diffractive scattering", Proceedings of the EDS Blois 2017 Conference, arxiv:1710.10925

Conferences and Talks

  • XXIII EPIPHANY Conference on Particle Theory Meets the First Data from LHC RUN2
    Talk: "Soft interactions in Herwig"
    January 2017, Cracow, Poland
  • DPG Meeting 2017 Talk: "Modeling soft interactions in Herwig"
    March 2017, Muenster, Germany
  • ATLAS-CMS Monte Carlo Generators Workshop
    Talk: "A new model for soft interactions"
    May 2017, CERN
  • EDS Blois
    Talk: "Soft and diffractive scattering in Herwig"
    June 2017, Prague, Czech Republic
  • MPI@LHC 2017
    Talk: "Soft physics in Herwig"
    December 2017, Shimla, India
  • Parton Shower and Resummation Workshop
    Talk: "Perturbative Colour Reconnection"
    June 2018, Lund, Sweden
  • QCD@LHC 2018
    Talk: "Soft Gluon Evolution and Colour Reconnection"
    August 2018, Dresden, Germany
  • CMS Monte Carlo Generator Meeting
    Talk: "Soft Gluon Evolution and Colour Reconnection"
    October 2018
  • MPI@LHC 2018
    Talk: "Colour Reconnection from Soft Gluon Evolution"
    December 2018, Perugia, Italy
  • COST Workshop on interplay of hard and soft QCD probes for collectivitz
    Talk: "Colour Evolution"
    February 2019, Lund, Sweden
  • CMS Monte Carlo Generator Meeting
    Talk: "Herwig 7 - Status and soft QCD developments"
    March 2019
  • LHCP 2019
    Talk: "Theory on collective effects and MC simulation"
    May 2019, Puebla, Mexico
  • MPI@LHC 2019
    Talk: "Developments in small-x and diffraction"
    November 2019, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Vienna Central European Seminar 2019
    Talk: "Non-perturbative corrections and models"
    November 2019, Vienna, Austria

Workshops and Summerschools

  • MCnet School of Scientific Computing, Goettingen, Germany, May 2016
  • MCnet School, Lund University, Sweden, July 2017
  • 49.Herbstschule für Hochenergiephysik 2017, Maria Laach, Germany, September 2017
  • MCnet School, Prato, Italy, July 2018
  • Rivet for Heavy Ion Workshop, Kopenhagen, Denmark, August 2018
  • First Cvolver Workshop, Vienna, Austria, September 2019
  • MCnet School, Quynhon, Vietnam, September 2019

MCnet Meetings

  • Goettingen, Germany, April 2016
  • CERN, November 2016
  • CERN, April 2017
  • Karlsruhe, Germany, September 2017
  • CERN, April 2018
  • Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium, January 2019
  • Cern, September 2019


  • SS 16: Modern theoretical physics I (Quantum mechanics 1)
  • WS 16/17: Modern theoretical physics II (Quantum mechanics 2)
  • SS 19: Experimental Physics 6 (Particle and nuclear physics)