PhD Students

Here you will find information on the current PhD students in the Hannover IMPRS and their thesis topics.

Anjana Ashok

Anjana Ashok

Topic: Searches for Continuous Gravitational Waves
Supervisor: M. A. Papa, Start date: 15/10/18
Fabio Bergamin

Fabio Bergamin

Topic: GEO600
Supervisor: J. Lough, Start date: 15/10/18
Lea Bischof

Lea Bischof

Topic: Study and test of an optical phase reference distribution system for LISA
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 01/03/18
Angela Borchers Pascual

Angela Borchers Pascual

Topic:Gravitational waveform models for merging compact binaries
Supervisor: F. Ohme, Start date: 01/12/2021
Alexandra Botnariuc

Alexandra Botnariuc

Topic: Searching for Pulsars with Einstein@Home
Supervisor: C.Clark, Start date: 21/06/2021
Stephanie Brown

Stephanie Brown

Topic: Methods for Estimating Parameters of Gravitational Wave Events and Applications to LIGO-VIRGO Data
Supervisor: B. Krishnan, Start date: 01/10/18
Pablo Martinez Cano

Pablo Martinez Cano

Topic: Thermo-mechanical solution for the Phase-measurement unit of the LISA mission
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 01/10/19
Matteo Carlassara

Matteo Carlassara

Topic: Commissioning for the 10m Prototype
Supervisor: H. Lück, Start date: 01/11/2020
Jonathan Carter

Jonathan Carter

Topic: Optomechanical reference accelerometers
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 01/08/18
Pratik Chakraborty

Pratik Chakraborty

Topic: Optomechanical Integration at Cryogenic Temperatures for Coherent Quantum Noise Cancellation
Supervisor: Michèle Heurs, Start date:15/06/2022
Megha Dave

Megha Dave

Topic: Optical simulations for LISA
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 01/10/19
Rahul Dhurkunde

Rahul Dhurkunde

Topic: Tests of general relativity using gravitational wave observations
Supervisor: B. Krishnan, Start date: 06/01/2020
Reid Ferguson

Reid Ferguson

Topic: PRDS EM investigation
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 15/02/21
Liudmila Fesik

Liudmila Fesik

Topic: Searches for GW
Supervisor: M. A. Papa, Start date: 15/11/17
Stefano Gozzo

Stefano Gozzo

Topic: Compact Multichannel Optical Test Mass Sensing'
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 01/09/2021
Pascal  Grafe

Pascal Grafe

Topic: Phasemeters for laser interferometry in space
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 15/01/2021
Marie-Sophie Hartig

Marie-Sophie Hartig

Topic: Optical simulations and analytic description of noise sources for space borne interferometry
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 01/01/18
Joscha Heinze

Joscha Heinze

Topic: Entwicklung einer Quetschlichtquelle unter Verwendung von Faserkomponenten
Supervisor: B. Willke, Start date: 01/11/18
Jiang Ji Ho Zhang

Jiang Ji Ho Zhang

Topic: Study of a phase reference distribution system for LISA
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date:04/01/2021
Nived Johny

Nived Johny

Topic: Novel micro-optomechanical oscillators for sub-SQL interferometry - Quantum control group
Supervisor: M. Heurs, Start date: 01/10/2020
Prasanna Mohan Joshi

Prasanna Mohan Joshi

Topic: Deep learning as a detection method for continuous gravitational waves
Supervisor: R. Prix, Start date: 01/06/2021
Jonas Junker

Jonas Junker

Topic: BAE via coherent control of an optomechanically coupled resonator using a non-degenerate non-classical light source
Supervisor: M. Heurs, Start date: 01/12/16
Roman Kossak

Roman Kossak

Topic: Optomechanical experiments at cryogenic temperatures for quantum noise cancellation techniques
Supervisor: M. Heurs, Start date: 01/10/2020
Nicole Knust

Nicole Knust

Topic:Stabilized laser source for the Einstein Telescope Pathfinder
Supervisor: B. Willke, Start date: 01/10/2020
Johannes Lehmann

Johannes Lehmann

Topic: Aufbau der Aufhängungen und Einbau in ein Interferometer zur Messung des Standard Quantenlimits
Supervisor: H. Lück, Start date: 01/01/17
Mariia Matiushechkina

Mariia Matiushechkina

Topic: Experimental and theoretical investigations of micro-optomechanical setups at cryogenic temperatures for quantum noise cancellation schemes
Supervisor: M. Heurs, Start date: 10/01/19
Narjiss Messied

Narjiss Messied

Topic: Data analysis pipeline (INREP)
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 01/10/21
Malte Matthias Misfeldt

Malte Matthias Misfeldt

Topic: Low Frequency Gravitational Wave Astronomy and Gravitational Physics in Space with Special Attention on GRACE Follow-On Data Analysis
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 01/08/19
Laura Müller

Laura Müller

Topic: Characterisation of the GRACE Follow-On LaserRanging Interferometer using flight data and optimisation of data processing strategies of LRI
Supervisor: V. Müller, Start date: 01/02/22
José Alberto Ogalde Ortiz

José Alberto Ogalde Ortiz

Topic: Development and characterization of phasemeter prototypes for laser interferometers in the context of space-based gravitational wave astronomy
Supervisor: T. Schwarze, Start date: 01/05/22
Daniel Penkert

Daniel Penkert

Topic: Space Interferometry
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 15/01/16
Gianluca Pagliaro

Gianluca Pagliaro

Topic: Searching for Continuous Gravitational Wave Signals
Supervisor: M. A. Papa, Start date: 01/04/2021
Alvise Pizzella

Alvise Pizzella

Topic: Differential Wavefront Sensing for LISA
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 01/06/19
Arthur Reis

Arthur Reis

Topic: Modeling accelerometers for next generation gravimetry missions
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 03/08/2021
Niklas Reinhardt

Niklas Reinhardt

Topic: First stage of LISA data processing: Clock synchronization and armlength estimation
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 15/06/19
Lea  Richtmann

Lea Richtmann

Topic: Development of a quantumoptical testbed for Quantum Machine Learning
Supervisor: M. Heurs, Start date: 15/01/22
Sariga Sachit

Sariga Sachit

Topic: Advancing Inter-Spacecraft Laser Interferometry
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 15/10/2021
Marlin Schäfer

Marlin Schäfer

Topic: Machine Learning Applications for NS Searches
Supervisor: A. Nitz, Start date: 01/11/19
Manuel Schimanski

Manuel Schimanski

Topic: Developments of novel non-classical light sources for back-action evading techniques
Supervisor: M. Heurs, Start date: 05/03/22
Bernd Schulte

Bernd Schulte

Topic: MIMO Control of Tiple-Suspended Test Masses
Supervisor: M. Heurs, Start date: 16/11/15
Jakob Schweer

Jakob Schweer

Topic: Advanced quantum non-demolition techniques for ultra-precise interferometry
Supervisor: S. Danilishin, Start date: 01/02/18
Martin Staab

Martin Staab

Topic: Time-delay Interferometric Ranging for the LISA Mission
Supervisor: Gerhard Heinzel, Start date:15/08/2019
Benjamin Steltner

Benjamin Steltner

Topic: Searching for continuous gravitational waves
Supervisor: M. A. Papa, Start date: 15/09/18
Fabian Thies

Fabian Thies

Topic: Laserstabilisierung für zukünftige Gravitationswellendetektoren
Supervisor: B. Willke, Start date: 01/10/16

Jasper Venneberg

Topic: Optical AC-Coupling Assisted Bright Squeezed Light Generation
Supervisor: B. Willke, Start date: 01/03/2019
Christoph Vorndamme

Christoph Vorndamme

Topic: Phasemeter development for satellite missions
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 01/03/18
Kevin Weber

Kevin Weber

Topic: Optische Design-Methoden für rauscharme Interferometrie
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 01/08/2021
Martin Weberpals

Martin Weberpals

Topic: Frequency Stabilization for NGGM
Supervisor: Gerhard Heinzel, Start date:01/07/2021
Dennis Wilken

Dennis Wilken

Topic: Quantum Control
Supervisor: M. Heurs, Start date: 01/08/17
Lennart Wissel

Lennart Wissel

Topic: LISA Optische Symulation
Supervisor: M. Hewitson, Start date: 01/11/17
Janis Wöhler

Janis Wöhler

Topic: Thermisches Rauschen
Supervisor: H. Lück, Start date: 01/02/15
Juliane von Wrangel

Juliane von Wrangel

Topic: Commissioning of the 10m Prototype to measure the standard quantum limit
Supervisor: H. Lück, Start date: 01/04/19
Shichao Wu

Shichao Wu

Topic: Development of data analysis methods for space-borne gravitational wave detectors
Supervisor: A. Nitz, Start date: 01/09/2021
Kohei Yamamoto

Kohei Yamamoto

Topic: Space Interferometry
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 01/07/2019
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