Avto Kharchilava, PhD

professor flerf.


339 Fronczak Hall
(716) 645-6251


  • Diploma in Physics, Moscow State University – 1978
  • PhD, Tbilisi State University – 1990

Research Area


High Energy Physics, Experiment

Research Interests

Particle detectors R&D, experimental setup optimization, data taking and processing. Simulation/visualization of physics processes and detector response. Precision measurements of the Standard Model physics processes, study of the top quark, B-physics, Higgs boson properties. Searches for New Physics Phenomena at hadron colliders.

Awards and Honors

  • Georgian State Prize Winner in Science, 1983

Selected Publications

  • ATLAS and CMS Collaborations, Combined Measurement of the Higgs Boson Mass in pp Collisions at √s=7 and 8 TeV with the
    ATLAS and CMS Experiments, Phys. Rev. Lett. 114 (2015) 
  • 191803DØ Collaboration, V. Abazov et al., Measurement of associated production of Z bosons with charm quark jets in pp̅  collisions at√s = 1.96 TeV, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 042001 (2014)
  • CMS Collaboration, Observation of a new boson at a mass of 125 GeV with the CMS experiment at the LHC, Phys. Lett. 716, 30 (2012)
  • CDF and DØ Collaborations, Evidence for a Particle Produced in Association with Weak Bosons and Decaying to a Bottom-Antibottom Quark Pair in Higgs Boson Searches at the Tevatron, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 071804 (2012)
  • DØ Collaboration, Search for Doubly-charged Higgs Boson Pair Production in the Decay to ++-- in pp̅  Collisions at√s=1.96 TeV, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 141801 (2004)
  • S. Abdullin et al., Discovery Potential for Supersymmetry in CMS, J. Phys. G28, 469-594 (2002)

  • Avto Kharchilava, Top Mass Determination in Leptonic Final States with J/, Phys. Lett. B476, 73-78 (2000)