Faculty

Marco Cavaglia

Professor

Research Interests

Experimental and theoretical gravitational-wave detection, classical and quantum models of gravity, cosmology.

Shun Saito

Assistant professor of physics

Research Interests

Observational cosmology, galaxies and large-scale structures, cosmology.

Post-doctoral research associates

Sudarshan Karki
Research Interests

Gravitational wave detection, LIGO instrumental science

Hasti Khoraminezhad
Research Interests

Observational cosmology, HETDEX.

Ryan Quitzow-James
Research Interests

Gravitational wave detection, LIGO data analysis, multi-messenger astrophysics

Ph.D. Students

Emma Lockyer
Research Interests

Gravitational wave detection, LIGO data analysis, multi-messenger astrophysics

Syeda Nasim
Research Interests

Gravitational wave detection, LIGO data analysis, multi-messenger astrophysics

Cole Rischbieter
Research Interests

Cosmology, large-scale structure

Sushant Sharma Chaudhary
Research Interests

Gravitational wave detection, LIGO data analysis

Yanyan Zheng
Research Interests

Gravitational wave detection, LIGO data analysis, multi-messenger astrophysics

Undergraduate students

Steven Karst
Research Interests

Application of machine learning to the large-scale structure 

Mason Labrot
Research Interests

Gravitational wave detection, LIGO data analysis

Jordan Stevens
Research Interests

OURE, Observational Cosmology, Dark Energy constraint in HETDEX.

Affiliate members

Ashini Modi

High school student

Research Interests

Gravitational waves and astrophysics

Yashasvi Moon

Undergraduate

Research Interests

Gravitational waves and astrophysics

Visitors

Past members

Postdoctoral researches

  • Siddhartha Gurung Lopez (postdoc, 2020-21)

Graduate students

  • Dripta Bhattacharjee (graduate student, PhD 2021)
  • Joseph Demster  (graduate student, 2021)
  • Kentaro Mogushi (graduate student, 2019-21, PhD 2021)
  • Dylan Ruzbasan (graduate student, 2021-22)

Undergraduate students

  • Noah Baden  (undergraduate student, BSc 2021)
  • Elizabeth Caputa-Hatley (undergraduate student, BSc 2020)
  • Ethan Hisle (undergraduate student, BSc 2020)
  • Alexander Love (undergraduate student, 2021)
  • Jacob McQuerrey (undergraduate student, BSc 2020)
  • Matthew Miller (undergraduate student, 2021)
  • Brandon Robinson  (undergraduate student, 2021)

Affiliate members / long-term visitors

  • Francesco Di Renzo (affiliate member, 2019-21)
  • Kodai Umekawa (long-term visitor, 2021)
  • Masato Yoshida (long-term visitor, 2021)