Jon Butterworth is a Professor of Physics at UCL and was Head of the Department of Physics and Astronomy there from 2011 t0 2018. He works on the ATLAS Experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider. He studied at the University of Oxford, receiving a DPhil in particle physics.
He is the author of Smashing Physics, A Map of the Invisible and of the Life and Physics blog for the Guardian.
He was awarded the 2013 Chadwick Medal of the Institute of Physics for his pioneering experimental and phenomenological work in high energy particle physics.
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