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
Phillip Booker

Phillip Booker

Topic: Entwicklung neuartiger Laserquellen für die GWD dritter Generation
Supervisor: B. Willke, Start date: 01/11/16

Alexandra Botnariuc

Topic: Searching for Pulsars with Einstein@Home
Supervisor: Colin 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: Gerhard Heinzel, Start date: 01/10/19
Matteo Carlassara

Matteo Carlassara

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

Jonathan Carter

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

Megha Dave

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

Rahul Dhurkunde

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

Reid Ferguson

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

Liudmila Fesik

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

Pascal Grafe

Topic:
Supervisor: Gerhard 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
Olaf Hartwig

Olaf Hartwig

Topic: Time-delay Interferometry
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 15/05/16
Joscha Heinze

Joscha Heinze

Topic: Entwicklung einer Quetschlichtquelle unter Verwendung von Faserkomponenten
Supervisor: B. Willke, Start date: 01/11/18
Sven Hochheim

Sven Hochheim

Topic: Entwicklung neuartiger Laserquellen für die GWD dritter Generation
Supervisor: B. Willke, Start date: 01/11/16

Jiang Ji Ho Zhang

Topic:
Supervisor: Gerhard Heinzel, Start date:20/01/2021
Nived Johny

Nived Johny

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

Prasanna Mohan Joshi

Topic: Deep learning as a detection method for continuous gravitational waves
Supervisor: Reinhard 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
Robin Kirchhoff

Robin Kirchhoff

Topic: Developement, implementation and characterisation of a control strategy to measure the standard-quantum-limit
Supervisor: H. Lück, Start date: 01/11/16
Philip Koch

Philip Koch

Topic: Prototype
Supervisor: H. Lück, Start date: 01/11/16
Roman Kossak

Roman Kossak

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

Nicole Knust

Topic:Stabilized laser source for the Einstein Telescope Pathfinder
Supervisor: Benno Willke, Start date: 01/10/2020
Yongho Lee

Yongho Lee

Topic: geo-Q Project AQ 5
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 01/11/14
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
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
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

Supervisor: Gerhard 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
Johann Max Rohr

Johann Max Rohr

Topic: Performance and space qualification of critical components for microradian laser interferometry and test mass readout
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 01/02/17
Marlin Schäfer

Marlin Schäfer

Topic: Machine Learning Applications for NS Searches
Supervisor: Alex Nitz, Start date: 01/11/19
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
Yoshinta Setyawati

Yoshinta Setyawati

Topic: Harnessing numerical simulation for gravitational-wave follow-up simulations
Supervisor: F. Ohme, Start date: 01/02/17
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: Benno 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
Henry Wegener

Henry Wegener

Topic: Entwicklung von Algorithmen für die ersten Stufen von Datenverarbeitung von GRACE Follow-on
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 15/02/15
Julian Westerweck

Julian Westerweck

Topic: Searches for Advanced GW detectors
Supervisor: B. Krishnan, Start date: 01/11/16
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
Andreas Wittchen

Andreas Wittchen

Topic: Further Development and Characterization of the LPF OMF Ground Setup
Supervisor: G. Heinzel, Start date: 01/02/14
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: Alex Nitz, Start date:01/09/2021
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