Graduate Students

Pramod Acharya
Patterson Hall 108
Projects: GEMADARC
Research Interests: Particle physics, Dark Matter and Simulation

CJ Barton
Patterson Hall 108
CJ.Barton@coyotes.usd.edu
Projects: MAJORANA Demonstrator, LEGEND
Research Interests: Monte Carlo simulation, data analysis

Thakur Bhatta
Akeley-Lawrence 314B
Thakur.Bhatta@coyotes.usd.edu
Project: nEXO
Research Interests: Particle physics

Sanjay Bhattarai
Patterson Hall 108
Projects: PIRE-GEMADAC, Germanium Purification and HP-Ge Crystal Growth
Research Interests: Crystal Growth,Epitaxy and Characterization of HP-Ge detectors for rare event search

Dmitry Chernyak
Akeley-Lawrence 102
Projects: COHERENT, Radiation detectors R&D
Research Interests: Dark matter and neutrino physics

Keyu Ding
Akeley-Lawrence 117A
Projects: R&D of cryogenic scintillation detectors for dark matter search
Research Interests: Dark Matter and neutrino

TanjilaTashrif Emi
Akeley-Lawrence 314B
Projects: Super CDMS
Research Interests: Dark Matter, Neutrino Physics, Data analysis

Kyler Kooi
Patterson Hall 108
Projects: Purification and Detector Development
Research Interests: Germanium Zone Refining and Detector Fabrication

Alex Larson
Akeley-Lawrence 314A
Alex.Larson@coyotes.usd.edu
Projects: EXO
Research Interests: Low background experiments

Jianchen Li
Akeley-Lawrence 102
Projects: GeFiCa
Research Interests: Particle physics

Jose Mariano Lopez
Akeley-Lawrence 104
Projects: MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR and LEGEND
Research Interests: Neutrino Physics, High Energy Physics and Experimental Physics

Joseph Mammo
Akeley-Lawrence 113
Projects: MINER and SuperCDMS
Research Interests: Data acquisition systems, data analysis, neutrinos, dark matter and physics beyond the Standard Model

Hao Mei
Patterson Hall 101
Hao.Mei@coyotes.usd.edu
Projects: Crystal Growth and Detector Development
Research Interests: Crystal Growth and Detector Characterization

Tupendra Kumar Oli
Akeley-Lawrence 117A
Tupendra.Oli@coyotes.usd.edu
Projects: Development of scintillation detectors for dark matter search and neutrino physics
Research Interests: Dark matter and neutrino physics

David Olson
Akeley-Lawrence 117A
Projects: Sterile Neutrinos and Neutrino Physics
Research Interests: Particle and High Energy Physics

Rajendra Panth
Patterson Hall 108
Projects: Ge detector fabrication and testing
Research Interests: Neutrino Physics

Laxman Paudel
Akeley-Lawrence 117A
Projects: LEGEND
Research Interests: Monte Carlo Simulation, data analysis

Ruslan Podviianiuk
Akeley-Lawrence 106
Projects: SuperCDMS and Dark Matter Experiment
Research Interests: Nuclear, Particle and high energy Physics

Sudip Poudel
Akeley-Lawrence 314B
Sudip.Poudel@coyotes.usd.edu
Projects: SuperCDMS
Research Interests: Data analysis, high energy Physics

Md Muktadir Rahman
Akeley-Lawrence 314B
Md.Rahman@coyotes.usd.edu
Research Interests: High energy particle physics and dark matter

Mathbar Singh Raut
Patterson Hall 108
Mathbar.Raut@coyotes.usd.edu
Research Interests: Particle physics, dark matter and cosmology

Wenzhao Wei
Patterson Hall 101
Wenzhao.Wei@coyotes.usd.edu
Projects: CUBED, Simulation Package
Research Interests: Monte Carlo simulation, data analysis

Jason Wyenberg
Akeley-Lawrence 314B
Jason.Wyenberg@coyotes.usd.edu
Projects: Sub-GeV dark matter detection with neutrino backgrounds
Research Interests: Beyond standard model physics, dark matter characteristics