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Dr. Joanna Weng

Dr. Joanna Weng

Dr. Joanna Weng

ZHAW School of Engineering
Sicherheitskritische Systeme A
Technikumstrasse 9
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 45 46

Work at ZHAW

Position at the ZHAW

Senior lecturer (Mathematics, Physics and Physical Principles of Sensor Technology)
Research projects at the Safety-Critical Systems Research Lab
Institute of Applied Mathematics and Physics (IAMP)
Centre for Artificial Intelligence (CAI) Assossiate
Diversity Officer School of Engineering

Education and Continuing education

Expertise and research interests

Functional Safety, STPA, IEC61508, Certification of AI systems, Particle Physics,
Deterministic and Probabilistic Safety Analysis for Nuclear Power Plants

Professional milestones

1998 - 2003 Master in Physics (KIT Karlsruhe)
2003 - 2006 Doctorate in Physics (KIT Karlsruhe/CERN)
2007 - 2011 Research Scientist (ETH Zürich)
2013 - 2017 Senior Engineer Safety Analysis (Nuclear Power Plant Mühleberg/BKW)

Educational background

CAS Project Management
Functional Safety: FS Engineer (TÜV Rheinland) Certificate

Membership of networks



Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
Other publications
Oral conference contributions and abstracts

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Google Scholar:

J. Weng, “Parameterisation of electromagnetic showers and search for large extra dimensions in pp collisions at sqrt(s) = 14 TeV.” Ph.D. Thesis, University of Karlsruhe, CERN-THESIS-2006-062, IEKP-KA/2006-16, 2006

J. Weng, “Analysis of the H ->4 muons decay channel in the object oriented framework of CMS.” Diploma Thesis, University of Karlsruhe, IEKP-KA/2003-29, 2003

Journal Publications (excerpt)
1. CMS Collaboration, S. Chatrchyan et al., “Observation of a new boson at a mass of 125 GeV with the CMS experiment at the LHC,” Phys.Lett. B716 (2012) 30–61, arXiv:1207.7235

2. CMS Collaboration, S. Chatrchyan et al., “Measurement of W+W− production and search for the Higgs boson in pp collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV,” Phys. Lett. B699 (2011) 25–47, arXiv:1102.5429

3. CMS Collaboration, V. Khachatryan et al., “First Measurement of Hadronic Event Shapes in pp
Collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV,” Phys. Lett. B699 (2011) 48–67, arXiv:1102.0068

4. CMS Collaboration, J. Weng, “QCD Jet Physics with the CMS Detector at the LHC.” Proc. of the
4th Intl. Conference on Hard and Electromagnetic Probes of High Energy Nuclear Collisions (Hard
Probes 2010), Eilat, Israel, 2010

5. CMS Collaboration, J. Weng, “Performance of Jet and Missing Transverse Energy Reconstruction
with CMS in pp Collisions at 7 TeV.” Proc. of 35th Intl. Conference on High Energy Physics, Paris,
France, 2010

6. CMS Collaboration, “Measurement of the Inclusive Jet Cross Section in pp Collisions at 7 TeV.”
CMS-PAS-QCD-10-011, 2010

7. J. Campbell, J. Huston, P. Nadolsky, F.-P. Schilling, P. Uwer, and J. Weng, “Common Ntuple
Output format for NLO Calculations.” Proc. of the 9th Workshop on Physics at TeV Colliders, Les
Houches, France, 2009

8. CMS Collaboration, “The Jet Plus Tracks Algorithm for Calorimeter Jet Energy Corrections in
CMS.” CMS-PAS-JME-09-002, 2009

9. J. Weng, “A Global Event Description using Particle Flow with the CMS Detector,”
arXiv:0810.3686. Proc. of 34th Intl. Conference on High Energy Physics, Philadelphia, USA, 2008

10. J. Weng, G. Quast, C. Saout, A. De Roeck, and M. Spiropulu, “Search for ADD direct graviton
emission in photon plus missing transverse energy final state at CMS.” CERN-CMS-NOTE-2006-129, 2006

11. CLIC Physics Working Group Collaboration, E. Accomando et al., “Physics at the CLIC multi-TeV
linear collider,” arXiv:hep-ph/0412251

12. J. Weng, E. Barberio, and A. Waugh, “Fast shower parameterization for electromagnetic cascades.” Prepared for 9th ICATPP Conference on Astroparticle, Particle, Space Physics, Detectors and Medical Physics Applications, Como, Italy, 2005