Yannick Ulrich — CV
Address | ExWi 219 University of Bern Sidlerstrasse 5 3012 Bern Switzerland |
Telephone | +44 (0) 191 334 3798 |
yannick.ulrich@unibe.ch | |
ORCID | 0000-0002-9947-3064 |
Personal data
Birth date and place | May 22, 1996, Hamburg, Germany |
Citizenship | German |
Work Experience
2023—present | AEC Fellow, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland. |
2020—2023 | Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Durham, Durham, United Kingdom. |
2016—2020 | Doctoral Student, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland. Dissertation ‘McMule — QED Corrections for Low-Energy Experiments’. |
2016 | Master student, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. Master thesis ‘Automated computation of the muon decay at NLO’. |
2015 | Bachelor student, II. Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany. Bachelor thesis ‘QCD predictions for $W^\pm$- and $Z$-boson production at the LHC’. |
Education
2016 — Jun 2020 | Doktor der Naturwissenschaften, University of Zurich, Supervisor: Prof Adrian Signer. |
2015 — 2016 | Master of Science, University of Zurich, Physics Fast Track program. |
2013 — 2015 | Bachelor of Science, University of Hamburg, Undergraduate studies in physics. |
Publications
[28] | Yannick Ulrich, QED at NNLO and beyond for precision experiments, PoS RADCOR2023 (2023) 077 [2309.06070]. |
[27] | T. Engel, F. Hagelstein, M. Rocco, V. Sharkovska, A. Signer, Y. Ulrich, Impact of NNLO QED corrections on lepton-proton scattering at MUSE, 2307.16831. |
[26] | A. Afanasev et al., Radiative Corrections: From Medium to High Energy Experiments, 2306.14578. |
[25] | A. Broggio et al., Muon-electron scattering at NNLO, JHEP 01 (2023) 112 [2212.06481]. |
[24] | A. Gurgone et al., Improved muon decay simulation with McMule and Geant4 in 15th Pisa Meeting on Advanced Detectors: Frontier Detectors for Frontier Physics, 2022 2211.02030. |
[23] | P. Banerjee, A. M. Coutinho, T. Engel, A. Gurgone, A. Signer, Y. Ulrich, High-precision muon decay predictions for ALP searches, 2211.01040. |
[22] | S. Kollatzsch, Y. Ulrich, Lepton pair production at NNLO in QED with EW effects, 2210.17172. |
[21] | F. Maltoni et al., TF07 Snowmass Report: Theory of Collider Phenomena in 2022 Snowmass Summer Study, 2022 2210.02591. |
[20] | S. Frixione et al., Initial state QED radiation aspects for future $e^+e^-$ colliders in 2022 Snowmass Summer Study, 2022 2203.12557. |
[19] | J. M. Campbell et al., Event Generators for High-Energy Physics Experiments in 2022 Snowmass Summer Study, 2022 2203.11110. |
[18] | Y. Ulrich et al., The McMule Manual, doi:10.5281/zenodo.6046769. |
[17] | T. Engel, A. Signer, Y. Ulrich, Universal structure of radiative QED amplitudes at one loop, JHEP 04 (2022) 097 [2112.07570]. |
[16] | P. Banerjee, T. Engel, N. Schalch, A. Signer, Y. Ulrich, Møller scattering at NNLO, Phys. Rev. D 105 (2022) L031904 [2107.12311]. |
[15] | P. Banerjee, T. Engel, N. Schalch, A. Signer, Y. Ulrich, Bhabha scattering at NNLO with next-to-soft stabilisation, Phys. Lett. B 820 (2021) 136547 [2106.07469]. |
[14] | W. J. Torres Bobadilla et al., May the four be with you: Novel IR-subtraction methods to tackle NNLO calculations, Eur. Phys. J. C 81 (2021) 250 [2012.02567]. |
[13] | Y. Ulrich, McMule — QED Corrections for Low-Energy Experiments, 2008.09383. |
[12] | P. Banerjee, T. Engel, A. Signer, Y. Ulrich, QED at NNLO with McMule, SciPost Phys. 9 (2020) 027 [2007.01654]. |
[11] | P. Banerjee et al., Theory for muon-electron scattering @ 10 ppm: A report of the MUonE theory initiative, Eur. Phys. J. C 80 (2020) 591 [2004.13663]. |
[10] | T. Engel, A. Signer, Y. Ulrich, A subtraction scheme for massive QED, JHEP 01 (2020) 085 [1909.10244]. |
[9] | L. Naterop, A. Signer, Y. Ulrich, handyG —- Rapid numerical evaluation of generalised polylogarithms in Fortran, Comput. Phys. Commun. 253 (2020) 107165 [1909.01656]. |
[8] | T. Engel, C. Gnendiger, A. Signer, Y. Ulrich, Small-mass effects in heavy-to-light form factors, JHEP 02 (2019) 118 [1811.06461]. |
[7] | G Abbiendi et al., Letter of Intent: the MUonE project, link. |
[6] | F. Bernlochner et al., PSI/UZH Workshop: Impact of $B\to\mu^+\mu^-$ on New Physics Searches, 1803.10097. |
[5] | Y. Ulrich, Fully differential NLO predictions for rare and radiative lepton decays, PoS NuFact2017 (2018) 124 [1712.05633]. |
[4] | A. Crivellin, D. Müller, A. Signer, Y. Ulrich, Correlating lepton flavor universality violation in $B$ decays with $\mu\to e\gamma$ using leptoquarks, Phys. Rev. D 97 (2018) 015019 [1706.08511]. |
[3] | G. M. Pruna, A. Signer, Y. Ulrich, Fully differential NLO predictions for the radiative decay of muons and taus, Phys. Lett. B 772 (2017) 452—458 [1705.03782]. |
[2] | C. Gnendiger et al., To $d$, or not to $d$: recent developments and comparisons of regularization schemes, Eur. Phys. J. C 77 (2017) 471 [1705.01827]. |
[1] | G. M. Pruna, A. Signer, Y. Ulrich, Fully differential NLO predictions for the rare muon decay, Phys. Lett. B 765 (2017) 280—284 [1611.03617]. |
Talks
08.12.2023 | IR subtraction and event generation, ITP Lunch Seminar, Bern, Switzerland. (pdf) |
08.11.2023 | McMule — Monte Carlo for MUons and other LEptons, II Workshop on Muon Precision Physics, Liverpool, England. (pdf) |
14.09.2023 | Broadening access to EDI work at IPPP in Durham, Redefining the status quo in academia — a GW4 EDI STEMM Conference, Cardiff, Wales. (pdf) |
26.06.2023 | MUonE — $\mu$-$e$ scattering at 10ppm, Desy Theory Seminar, Hamburg, Germany. (pdf) |
06.06.2023 | From Cross Sections to Events: An amateur's guide / Towards N$^3$LO: Overview, 5^{th} Workstop / Thinkstart, Zurich, Swizterland. (pdf) |
01.06.2023 | QED at NNLO and beyond for precision experiments, Radcor 2023, Crieff, Scotland. (pdf) |
10.03.2023 | MUonE — $\mu$-$e$ scattering at 10ppm, IPPP Internal Seminar, Durham, England. (pdf) |
16.11.2022 | Report on the Durham workstop/thinkstart on N$^3$LO, MITP workshop: ‘The Evaluation of the Leading Hadronic Contribution to the Muon g-2: Toward the MUonE Experiment’, Mainz, Germany. (pdf) |
16.11.2022 | Introduction to McMule, MITP workshop: ‘The Evaluation of the Leading Hadronic Contribution to the Muon g-2: Toward the MUonE Experiment’, Mainz, Germany. (pdf) |
18.10.2022 | QED corrections for precision experiments, Seminar talk, Vienna, Austria. (pdf) |
29.09.2022 | QED calculations at NNLO (and beyond), MITP workshop ‘Power Expansions on the Lightcone: From Theory to Phenomenology’, Mainz, Germany. (pdf) |
27.09.2022 | QED calculations at NNLO (and beyond), Talk to the IPPP Steering Committee, Durham, England. (pdf) |
22.09.2022 | NNLO calculations for low-energy experiments, HP$^2$, Newcastle, England. (pdf) |
21.07.2022 | NNLO results with McMule, ECT* workshop ‘Radiative Corrections from medium to high energy experiments’, Trento, Italy. (pdf) |
28.02.2022 | QED corrections for precision experiments, Formal Seminar, Brighton, England. (pdf) |
02.12.2021 | QED corrections for precision experiments, IKTP seminar, Dresden, Germany. (pdf) |
05.11.2020 | McMule — QED Corrections for Low-Energy Experiments, Cavendish HEP Seminars, Cambridge, England. (pdf) |
12.02.2020 | Towards a NNLO Monte Carlo for MUonE: PSI side, 2^{nd} MUonE collaboration meeting, CERN, Switzerland. (pdf) |
09.01.2020 | The proton radius (puzzle), MUonE internal meeting. |
05.11.2019 | The $\mathrm{FKS}^2$ subtraction scheme: status and future, PARTICLEFACE WG1 Meeting - WorkStop/ThinkStart 3.0: paving the way to alternative NNLO strategies, Galileo Galilei Institute, Florence, Italy. (pdf) |
23.10.2019 | High-precision QED prediction for low-energy lepton experiments, Physics of fundamental Symmetries and Interactions - PSI2019, Villigen, Switzerland. (pdf) |
20.05.2019 | Higher order corrections for muons, LTP seminar, Villigen, Switzerland. (pdf) |
01.04.2019 | Masses in QED calculations: Massification and subtraction, Theory Seminar, Siegen, Germany. (pdf) |
05.02.2019 | From matrix elements to a NNLO parton-level Monte Carlo for $\mu$-$e$ scattering, 2^{nd} workstop ‘Theory for muon-electron scattering @ 10ppm’, Zurich, Switzerland. (pdf) |
09.03.2018 | Fully differential predictions for lepton decays, Zurich PhD seminar, Zurich, Switzerland. (pdf) |
21.02.2018 | Muon decay at NNLO: Status Update, MITP topical workshop ‘The Evaluation of the Leading Hadronic Contribution to the Muon Anomalous Magnetic Moment’, Mainz, Germany. (pdf) |
29.09.2017 | Fully differential NLO predictions for rare and radiative lepton decays, 19^{th} International Workshop on Neutrinos from Accelerators, Uppsala, Sweden. (pdf) |
05.09.2017 | Muon decay at NNLO: plans and interim results, Muon-electron scattering: Theory kickoff workshop, Padua, Italy. (pdf) |
24.08.2017 | Fully differential NLO predictions for rare and radiative lepton decays, Joint Annual Meeting of SPS and ÖPG, Geneva, Switzerland. (pdf) |
21.02.2017 | Precise Standard Model predictions for the Mu3e and MEG experiment, 1^{st} PRISMA Interactive Research Symposium, Mainz, Germany. (pdf) |
10.09.2016 | Muon decay, 48^{th} Herbstschule für Hochenergiephysik 2016, Maria Laach, Germany. (pdf) |
EDI and Outreach
2021—present | EDI seminar (Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity), IPPP, University of Durham, Co-organiser together with M. West. |
2023 | Nuffield Research Placement Supervisor and IPPP Coordinator, STEM Learning Ltd., The NRP offers Year 12 high school students the opportunity for a short research placement in a research institute. |
2023 | Academic mentor, Durham Sixth Form Centre. |
2022 | STEM Ambassador, STEM Learning Ltd.. |
2022 | Presentation and demonstrations at Open Days, University of Durham. |
2022 | Technical lead on the development of a virtual cloud chamber exhibit, University of Durham and Ogden Trust. |
Teaching activities
2023 | Summer student project ‘Defining and validating observables for low-energy experiments’, University of Durham, Zachery McBrearty. |
2022 | Research internship ‘Neutrino spectrum in the muon decay’, ENS Lyon, Aymeric Proust. |
2022 | Block course ‘Practical guide to analytic loop integration’, University of Durham. |
2020 | Summer project ‘Forwards-backwards asymmetries with McMule’, Paul Scherrer Institut, Sophie Kollatzsch. |
Main responsibility in day-to-day supervision
2021 — 2022 | Master thesis, TU Dresden, Sophie Kollatzsch with Prof Dominik Stöckinger and Prof Adrian Signer. |
2020 — 2021 | Master thesis ‘$ee\to\gamma\gamma$ @ NNLO’, University of Zürich, Luca Naterop with Prof Adrian Signer. |
2020 | Master thesis ‘NNLO Corrections to Møller Scattering’, ETH Zurich, Nicolas Schalch with Prof Adrian Signer. |
2019 — 2020 | Master thesis ‘Search for $\mu\to eX$ with the MEG II experiment QED corrections with McMule and expected sensitivity’, University of Pisa, Day-to-day supervision of the theoretical studies of Andrea Gurgone with Prof Adrian Signer and Prof Angela Papa. |
2019 | Semester project ‘NLO Corrections to the Rare Lepton Decay’, ETH Zurich, Day-to-day supervision of Nicolas Schalch with Prof Adrian Signer. |
2019 | Bachelor thesis ‘A handy implementation of Generalized Polylogarithms’, University of Zurich, Day-to-day supervision of Luca Naterop with Prof Adrian Signer. |
Further contributions
2022 — 2023 | Foundations of Physics IIA, University of Durham, Workshop leader. |
2021 | Mathematics Workshop, University of Durham, Tutor. |
2020 | Foundations of Physics I, University of Durham, Tutor. |
2020 | Bachelor thesis ‘Quantum mechanical illustration in the context of Haag’s theorem in Quantum Field Theory', TU Dresden, Sophie Kollatzsch with Prof Dominik Stöckinger. |
2019 | Bachelor thesis ‘Ultra Cold Neutron in Uniform Gravitational Potential with Parabolic Boundaries’, University of Zurich, Co-supervision of Johannes Lade with Prof Adrian Signer. |
2019 | Bachelor thesis ‘Mellin-Barnes for two-loop integrals’, University of Zurich, Co-supervision of David Urwyler with Prof Adrian Signer and Tim Engel. |
2018 | Quantum Mechanics I, University of Zurich, Teaching assistance for Prof Adrian Signer. |
2017 — 2018 | Master thesis ‘Two-loop corrections to the muon decay’, ETH Zurich, Co-supervision of Tim Engel with Prof Adrian Signer. |
2017 | Quantum Mechanics I, University of Zurich, Teaching assistance for Prof Adrian Signer. |
2016 | Analysis I, University of Zurich, Teaching assistance for Prof Camillo De Lellis. |
Awards and grants received
2023 | Discretionary Award, University of Durham, Award for making a contribution over and above the normal expectations of my role, including EDI work and Teaching. |
2023 | EDI Fund, University of Durham, Grant worth £1,600 to support research placements in the IPPP for Year 12 student. |
2022 | Developing Talent Award, University of Durham, Grant worth £4,000 to organise workshop ‘Towards N$^3$LO for $ee\to\mu\mu$ and $e\mu\to e\mu$’. |
2019 | Candoc PhD Scholarship, University of Zurich's Forschungskredit, Grant worth CHF 38,364 for the project ‘NNLO QED corrections’. |
2015 | Heinrich-Hertz Preis, University of Hamburg, Award for the best B.Sc. degree in physics. |
2015 | Scholarship, German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes). |
Academic citizenship
2023 | th{5} Workstop / Thinkstart: Radiative corrections and Monte Carlo tools for Strong 2020, University of Zurich, Scientific organising committee. |
2023 | Physics Department Developing Talent Award, University of Durham, Panel member. |
2022 — present | Radiative Corrections from medium to high energy experiments, Co-convener for Event Generators with Jan Bernauer. |
2022 | N$^3$LO kick-off workstop / thinkstart, University of Durham, Main organiser. |
2022 | Snowmass process, Contributor to two whitepapers. |
2020—present | McMule collaboration, Co-spokesperson together with A. Signer. |
2019 | 2^{nd} Workstop Theory for muon-electron scattering @ 10ppm, University of Zurich, Local organising committee and convener of Session 4 ‘fixed-order NNLO + resummation’. |
2018 | MUonE Letter of Intent, Signatory on behalf of the McMule collaboration. |
Computer skills
Basic | perl, C++, Microsoft Windows |
Intermediate | Maple, $\LaTeX$, HTML, Matlab |
Advanced | Linux, python, C, Mathematica, Fortran |
Languages
German | Mothertongue |
Englisch | Fluent knowledge (C2) |
Latin | Latinum |
Interests
Piano |
Violin |
Reading |