Amanda Cooper-Sarkar

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Amanda Cooper-Sarkar

Retired Academic

This departmental web-site tells you very little about me. You'd be better off googling me and looking at my wikipedia entry or my St Hilda's College entry.
My expertise concerns Parton Distribution Functions. I have been involved in Deep Inelastic Scattering experiments since 1979, first the WA* experiments using neutrino beams at CERN and later the ZEUS experiment at DESY. If you have googled me you will also easily find references to my book with Devenish on this subject. Beware, it is aimed at particle physics graduate students not at the general public. Now I am part of the ATLAS experiment at the LHC and I use ATLAS data to further constrain the parton distributions. I am a convenor of the PDF4LHC group which advises the LHC experiments on the use of PDFs within Standard Model measurements and in setting backgrounds for Beyond Standard Model searches.
I have about 1300 publications with an average of 94 citations per paper and an h index of 159. But this is almost irrelevant when you are a particle physicist on a big experiment. The papers for which my contribution was substantial/crucial are far fewer- probably around 100. The recent-ish papers I am most proud of are the HERA data combination and PDF extraction papers arXiv:0911.0884 (992 citations) and arXiv:1506.06042 (399 ctations), the PDF4LHC recommendations arXIV:1101.0538 (931 citations) and arXIV:1510.03865 (707 citations) and the ATLAS W,Z measurements arXiv:1612.03016 (108 citations)
You can find full details on HEP-inspire https://inspirehep.net/author/profile/A.M.Cooper-Sarkar.1.
This is the data base High Energy Physicists actually use. Other stuff like Sympleptic, Web of Science, Google Scholar are close to useless.