Javier Tiffenberg

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Javier Tiffenberg
Born1979 (age 44–45)
Alma materUniversity of Buenos Aires
Known fordark matter, particle physics, neutrinos, cosmic rays
Scientific career
Doctoral advisorRicardo Piegaia

Javier Tiffenberg (born c. 1979) is an Argentinian experimental particle physicist known for his work in the search of light dark matter. Based at Fermilab.

Early life and education

Tiffenberg completed a PhD at the Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences, University of Buenos Aires in 2011 under the supervision of Ricardo Piegaia. He developed his PhD work within the Pierre Auger Observatory. His thesis title was Search for ultra high energy neutrinos using the Surface Detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory


Tiffenberg joined Fermilab in Batavia, Illinois in 2012 as a Research Associate under the direction of Juan Estrada. In 2017 he was appointed Associate Scientist at Fermilab Particle Physics Division.


  • 2020 - Universities Research Association Early Career Award [1]
  • 2018 - DPF Instrumentation Early Career Award, for the development of the Skipper CCD and its applications. American Physical Society [2]
  • 2018 - Early Career Research Award, for the development of the Skipper CCD. US Department of Energy (2018). [3]

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