# Alumni

The Higgs Centre is trying to stay connected to its alumni. Let us know if you'd like to share your story by contacting either Jennifer Smillie or the Higgs Centre Administrator.

From academia or policy to data science, software engineering or financial services, our alumni have gone on to a wide range of careers all over the world.

### Here are some of our alumni:

Richard Blythe
Professor of Complex Systems at the University of Edinburgh

Location: Edinburgh, UK

Sector: Higher Education

Year: PhD in Statistical Physics (2001)

Gary Douglas

Strategy and Engineering Director at Lynchpin Analytics

Location: Edinburgh, UK

Sector: Data Science

Year: Mathematical Physics (1996), PhD in Particle Physics (1999)

Gianluca Filaci

Software Engineer at Monozukuri

Location: Rome, IT

Sector: Electronic Design Automation

Year: PhD Physics (2019)

Ava Khamseh

Cross-Disciplinary Fellow at MRC Human Genetics Unit at the University of Edinburgh

Location: Edinburgh, UK

Sector: Data Science (research in Biomedical data science, machine learning and experimental molecular biology)

Year: BSc (Hons) Mathematical Physics (2013), PhD in Theoretical Particle Physics (2017)

Màiri E McKay

Teacher of Mathematics

Location: Dunfermline, UK

Sector: Education

Year: PhD Physics (2019); MPhys Mathematical Physics(2013)

Athena Papachristodoulou

Data Engineer at Lynchpin Analytics

Location: Edinburgh, UK

Sector: Data Science

Year: MSc in Mathematical Physics (2019)

Jack Raymond

Optimization Algorithms Researcher at D-Wave Systems

Location: Vancouver, CA

Sector: Data Science

Year: Mathematical Physics (2005)

There is also a LinkedIn Group available if you'd like to join and connect there. Currently, the global spread of the alumni on the LinkedIn group is as follows.

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