National Contacts

All countries worldwide are welcome to participate. In addition, for certain countries experienced scientists have offered to answer questions of the teams in their native language (nevertheless, the proposal has to be written in English). The list of names, countries and e-mail addresses can be found below.

Country/region Name Email
Austria Natascha Hoermann
Belgium Dirk Ryckbosch

Marcelo Munhoz

Andre Massafferri


Atanas Batinkov

Zornitsa Zaharieva

Czech Republic

Miroslav Myska
Denmark Ian Bearden

Finland (Finnish speaking schools)

Panja Luukka

Finland (Swedish speaking schools) Kenneth Österberg
France (and other French-speaking countries except Belgium and Switzerland which have dedicated contacts)

Nicolas Delerue

Nicolas Arnaud


Thomas Naumann (Berlin)

Marcel Stanitzki (Hamburg)

Stefan Stonjek (München)

Greece Despina Hatzifotiadou
Hungary Zoltan Szillasi

Seema Sharma (physics)

Madhav Vittal (organisational questions)


Seyed Mohsen Etesami

Mojtaba Mohammadi Najafabadi

Italy Giovanni Organtini


Peter Kluit (Amsterdam)

Charles Timmermans (Nijmegen)

Norway Eirik Gramstad
Pakistan Sameed Muhammed
Poland Krzysztof Wozniak
Portugal Pedro T. Abreu

Lidija Zivkovic

Predrag Milenovic

Slovakia Ivan Melo
Slovenia Anja Horvat
South Africa

Sahal Yacoob

Tom Leadbeater

Steve Peterson

Spain Alberto Ruiz
Sweden Jonas Strandberg
Switzerland Hans Peter Beck


Event about particle physics and BL4S in Turkish (BL4S starts ~ 2:35:00)

Serkant Cetin
United States Kenneth Cecire
United Kingdom

Pete Watkins

Other countries BL4S organizers


Please note that there will be a lot of questions from all over the world and we recommend getting in touch with your local contact first! We thus encourage you to contact one of the experts if you think you need help with your proposal.

In case your country or language is not listed or if you have general comments, suggestions or organisational questions, please contact us directly via