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

Dripta Bhattacharjee
Research Interests

Gravitational wave detection, LIGO instrumental science and data analysis

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

Dylan Ruzbasan
Research Interests

Observational cosmology.

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

Noah Baden
Research Interests

Cosmology

Matthew Miller
Research Interests

Gravitational waves, astrophysics

Steven Karst
Research Interests

Application of machine learning to the large-scale structure 

Mason Labrot
Research Interests

Gravitational wave detection, LIGO data analysis

Brandon Robinson
Research Interests

OURE, Observational Cosmology, Cross correlation of gravitational wave events with the large-scale structure.

Jordan Stevens
Research Interests

OURE, Observational Cosmology, Dark Energy constraint in HETDEX.

Affiliate members

Francesco Di Renzo

Graduate student

Research Interests

Gravitational wave detection, LIGO-Virgo data analysis, Virgo instrumentation

Ashini Modi

High school student

Research Interests

Gravitational waves and astrophysics

Visitors

Kodai Umekawa

Visitor

Research Interests

Cosmology

Masato Yoshida

Visitor

Research Interests

Cosmology

Past members

Siddhartha Gurung Lopez (postdoc, 2020-21)

Joseph Demster  (graduate student, 2021)

Kentaro Mogushi (graduate student, 2019-21)

Elizabeth Caputa-Hatley (undergraduate student, 2020)

Ethan Hisle (undergraduate student, 2020)

Alexander Love (undergraduate student, 2021)

Jacob McQuerrey (undergraduate student, 2020)