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Dr. Claus Horn

Dr. Claus Horn

Dr. Claus Horn

ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management
FS Autonomous Systems and Reinforcement Learning
Schloss 1
8820 Wädenswil

+41 (0) 58 934 51 47

Work at ZHAW

Management role

Head, Autonomous Learning Systems research group

Position at the ZHAW

Lecturer (Institute of Computational Life Sciences)
Head of Continuing Education Program at ICLS

Courses taught:
Machine Learning
Advanced Deep Learning

Professional development teaching

Education and Continuing education

Expertise and research interests

Forcast and control models for sequential data using reinforcement learning and deep learning, generative models, graph neural networks, causal inference, artificial intelligence

Professional milestones

Lead Data Scientist, Migros, Zurich
Cognitive Data Scientist, Swiss Re, Zurich
Researcher, CERN, Geneva
Postdoc, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Educational background

2023 - CAS Management and Leadership
2021 - CAS University Didactics
2006 - PhD in Physics
2007 - M.Sc. in Economics
2003 - M.Sc. in Physics

Membership of networks



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
Other publications

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

ATLAS Collaboration, „Combined search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in pp collisions at √s=7 TeV with the ATLAS detector“, Phys.Rev. D86 (2012) 032003.

ATLAS Collaboration, “Search for a light Higgs boson decaying to long-lived weakly-interacting particles in proton-proton collisions at √s = 7 TeV with the ATLAS detector“, Phys.Rev.Lett. 108 (2012) 251801

ATLAS Collaboration, „Search for displaced vertices arising from decays of new heavy particles in 7 TeV pp collisions at ATLAS“, Phys.Lett. B707 (2012) 478-496

ATLAS Collaboration, “Search for supersymmetry using final states with one lepton, jets, and missing transverse momentum with the ATLAS detector in s√=7 TeV pp”, Phys.Rev.Lett. 106 (2011) 131802

ATLAS Collaboration, “The ATLAS Simulation Infrastructure”, Eur.Phys.J. C70 (2010) 823-874

ATLAS Collaboration, “Performance of the ATLAS Trigger System in 2010”, Eur.Phys.J. C72 (2012) 1849

C. Horn, „A Bottom-Up Approach to SUSY Analysis“, J. Phys. G: Nucl. Part. Phys. 36 (2009) 105005.

ATLAS Collaboration, “Expected Performance of the ATLAS Experiment - Detector, Trigger and Physics”, SLAC-R-980, CERN-OPEN-2008-020.

C. Horn, “Search for gravitinos in R-parity violating supersymmetry at HERA”, Ph.D. Thesis, DESY (2006).

C. Horn, “Crystal Growth of the Organic Semiconductors Tetracene and PTCDA on Self-Assembled Monolayers absorbed on Al2O3 Substrates”, Master Thesis (2003).

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