|Born||1979 (age 42–43)|
|Alma mater||University of Buenos Aires|
|Known for||dark matter, particle physics, neutrinos, cosmic rays|
|Doctoral advisor||Ricardo 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 
- 2018 - DPF Instrumentation Early Career Award, for the development of the Skipper CCD and its applications. American Physical Society 
- 2018 - Early Career Research Award, for the development of the Skipper CCD. US Department of Energy (2018). 
In the media
- Javier Tiffenberg - Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
- Javier Tiffenberg wins 2020 URA Early Career Award | News
- Fermilab scientist Javier Tiffenberg wins New Horizons in Physics Prize
- Javier Tiffenberg - Google Scholar
- Javier Sebastian Tiffenberg - INSPIRE - Inspire HEP
- The hunt for light dark matter - Phys.org
- Dark Matter and Neutrino Physics - ictp – saifr
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