Cosmoparticle Initiative


Cosmoparticle PhD Projects

Mirror with clouds…

From camera to cosmology with LSST weak lensing magnification

Student: Constance Mahony
PhD supervisors: Benjamin Joachimi (Astro), Andreas Korn (HEP)
Entry year: October 2016

Dark Matter

Towards Dark Matter discovery with direct, production, and indirect searches

Student: Nicholas Angelides
PhD supervisors: Chamkaur Ghag (HEP), Andrew Pontzen (Astro)
Entry year: October 2017

A wide-angle view of the NOAO Mayall 4-meter telescope on Kitt Peak National Observatory, P. Marenfeld & NOAO/AURA/NSF…

Understanding the effect of neutrinos on large scale structure

Student: Chris Pedersen
PhD supervisors: Andreu Font-Ribera (Astro), Tom Kitching (MSSL)
Entry year: October 2017

LUX researchers, seen here in a clean room on the surface at the Sanford Lab, work on the interior of the detector, before it is inserted into its titanium cryostat, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory…

Searching for Dark Matter with Deep Learning

Student: Omar Jahangir
PhD supervisors: Chamkaur Ghag (HEP), Tim Scanlon (HEP)
Entry year: October 2017

Gravitational Waves versus matter, credit Karan Jani, Georgia Tech

Machine learning for the era of multi-messenger astronomy

Student: Catarina Alves
PhD supervisors: Hiranya Peiris (Astro), Jason McEwen (MSSL)
Entry year: October 2018

Dome at night

Pioneering the mapping of dark matter with the LSST

Student: Benjamin Stölzner
PhD supervisors: Benjamin Joachimi (Astro), Andreas Korn (HEP)
Entry year: January 2019


The Universe as a physics laboratory

Student: Francesca Gerardi
PhD supervisors: Andreu Font-Ribera (Astro), Emily Nurse (HEP)
Entry year: October 2019

Available PhD Projects

Available projects are now filled. Please check back in the next cycle.