University of Zürich (Switzerland)
Laura Baudis joined the Physics Department at the University of Zurich in August 2007 as a full professor in experimental physics. She received her PhD from the University of Heidelberg in 1999 and went on to become a postoctoral fellow at Stanford University, where she worked on the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search experiment. In 2004, she moved to the University of Florida, Gainesville, as an assistant professor, where she started to work on detectors using liquefied xenon (the first stage in the XENON programme, XENON10). In 2006, she was awarded the Lichtenberg Professorship for Astroparticle Physics at the RWTH, Aachen University. She is a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS), a member of the CERN Science Policy Committee and an Editor-in-chief of the European Physical Journal C. In 2017, she was awarded an ERC Advanced Grant for the Xenoscope project.