Rostislav Konoplich

Rostislav Konoplich


Department : Physics

Email :

Phone : 718-862-7983

Office : HAY 304


PHD, Russia


  • Elementary particle physics with ATLAS at the Large Hadron Collider, Muon-electron conversion, Eurocos-AMS, ASTRODAMUS project, Fundamental space researches.  
  • My research interests lie at the intersection of particle physics, astrophysics and cosmology.

Professional Experience

  • Moscow Engineering Physics Institute (National University for Nuclear Research) Russia
  • University of Rome (La Sapienza),  Italy
  • University of Rome III, Italy
  • Institute of Applied Mathematics, Moscow, Russia
  • Center for Cosmoparticle Physics, Moscow, Russia
  • ETHZ,  Zurich,  Switzerland
  • CERN,  Zurich,  Switzerland
  • New York University, USA
  • Manhattan College, USA 

Publications & Professional Activities

  • Search for supersymmetry using final states with one lepton, jets, and missing transverse momentum with the ATLAS detector in √s=7 TeV pp collisions. Phys.Rev.Lett., 106, 131802, (2011). The ATLAS collaboration.
  • Observation of a centrality-dependent dijet asymmetry in lead-lead collisions at √sNN = 2.76 TeV with the ATLAS detector at the LHC. Phys.Rev.Lett., 105, 252303, (2010). The ATLAS collaboration.
  • Reconstruction of stop quark mass at the LHC. Phys.Rev.D82:075011(2010). D.Casadei, R.Konoplich, and R.Djilkibaev. 
  • Endpoints of invariant mass distribution in SUSY particle decays into massive particles. arXiv:hep-ph/1004.4819(2010). J.DiBello, R.Konoplich, N.Lavini, and T.St.Laurent.   
  • Kalman filter based tracker study for lepton flavor violation experiments. Journal of Instrumentation, JINST 4 P08004, 1-13(2009). R.Djilkibaev and R.Konoplich.
  • A New Approach for Reconstructing SUSY Particles Masses with a few fb^-1 at the LHC. Journal of High Energy Physics, JHEP08 036, 1-23(2008). R.Djilkibaev and R.Konoplich.
  • The ATLAS Experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider. Journal of Instrumentation, JINST 3 s08003, 1-437(2008). The ATLAS Collaboration.
  • May heavy neutrinos solve underground and cosmic ray puzzles? Physics of Atomic Nuclei, 71, No.1, 148-162 (2008), K.M.Belotsky, D.Fargion, M.Yu.Khlopov, and R.V.Konoplich.
    Diversity of universes created by pure gravity, Classical and Quantum Gravity, 24, 1261-1278 (2007), K.A.Bronnikov, R.V.Konoplich, and S.G.Rubin.  


  • Ministry of Education (USSR)
  • Ministry of Education and National Institute of Nuclear Physics (Italy)
  • Ministry of Science and Technical Policy (Russia)
  • Soros Foundation (Russia, USA)
  • National Science Foundation (USA)

Courses Taught/Teaching

PHYS 101      Physics I
PHYS 102      Physics II
PHYS 221      Physics of Digital Systems
PHYS 224      Physics IV
PHYS 311      Atomic and Nuclear Physics
PHYS 352      Modern Physics Lab II
PHYS 410      Advanced Theoretical Physics
PHYS 443      Quantum Mechanics