Dr. Zara Bagdasarian

Dr. Zara Bagdasarian
  • PostDoc, May 2016 - February 2020
  • Focus of Research: Involved in the Borexino fit of the whole solar neutrino spectrum, an update of the geoneutrino measurements and supernova searches.

  • Phone: +49 2461 61 3723
  • E-mail: z.bagdasarian_AT_fz-juelich.de


  • 2016 Cotutelle PhD in Particle Physics, University of Cologne and Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
    PhD Thesis: "Measurement of nucleon-nucleon elastic scattering at small angles up to the maximum COSY energy"
  • 2012 MSc in Atomic, Nuclear and Particle Physics, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia
  • 2010 BSc in Physics, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia

Selected Events

  • 2019 19th Lomonosov Conference on Elementary Particles, Moscow, Russia
  • 2018 International Conference on Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics (Neutrino 2018). Heidelberg, Germany
  • 2018 100th Anniversary of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. Tbilisi, Georgia
  • 2017 NuPhys conference: Prospects in Neutrino Physics. London, UK (Poster Runner-up Prize)
  • 2017 International School of Nuclear Physics "Neutrinos in Cosmology, in Astro-, Particle- and Nuclear Physics". Erice, Italy
  • 2017 "Recent Developments in Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics". Gran Sasso/L'Aquila, Italy (Poster Prize)
  • 2017 International Conference on "Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics" (TAUP 2017). Sudbury, Canada
  • 2016 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, Lindau, Germany
  • 2015 International Conference on Few Body Problems in Physics. Chicago, USA
  • 2015 International Winter Meeting on Nuclear Physics, Bormio, Italy
  • 2018, 2016, 2014, 2012, 2010 Georgian - German School and Workshop in Basic Science CGSWHP. Tbilisi, Georgia

Invited Talks


  • Blog post for Nature Research Astronomy Community “Neutrinos sunny side up”
  • Interview on radio "My Voice" (რადიო ჩემი ხმა) (audio) (video)
  • DPG Physikerin der Woche (Kalendarwoche 15)
  • School visit outreach talk "Particle physics on high heels"
  • Invited speech at the Symposium “Prospects of Higher Education: Recalling the Past and Exploring the Future” dedicated to
    the 100th Anniversary of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
  • Featured at "Karriereschub für junge Forscher" (interviewed by Eva Wolfangel for Bild der Wissenschaft)
  • "10 questions with ..." on Women in Research Blog
  • Featured at "Dispatches from Lindau" (interviewed by Brian Malow for American Scientist)
  • "#LiNo16: Ein enormer Motivationsschub für Neutrinoforscherin Zara Bagdasarian" (interviewed by Kristin Mosch for Forschungszentrum Juelich)
  • "Mit Zara durch die Nobelpreistraegertagung" (interviewed by Julia Baumann for Lindauer Zeitung)
  • "Get Together mit Nobelpreisträgern" interviewed for Regio TV Bodensee

  • Selected Publications

    Full publication list on ResearchGate
    Full publication list on ORCID