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
Johannes Bäuerlein

Johannes Bäuerlein

Topic: Precision interferometry in gravitational wave detectors
Supervisor: G. Heinzel
Fabio Bergamin

Fabio Bergamin

Topic: GEO600
Supervisor: J. Lough
Angela Borchers Pascual

Angela Borchers Pascual

Topic:Gravitational waveform models for merging compact binaries
Supervisor: F. Ohme
Alexandra Botnariuc

Alexandra Botnariuc

Topic: Searching for Pulsars with Einstein@Home
Supervisor: C.Clark
Stephanie Brown

Stephanie Brown

Topic: Methods for Estimating Parameters of Gravitational Wave Events and Applications to LIGO-VIRGO Data
Supervisor: B. Krishnan
Pablo Martinez Cano

Pablo Martinez Cano

Topic: Thermo-mechanical solution for the Phase-measurement unit of the LISA mission
Supervisor: G. Heinzel
Matteo Carlassara

Matteo Carlassara

Topic: Commissioning for the 10m Prototype
Supervisor: H.Lück
Jonathan Carter

Jonathan Carter

Topic: Optomechanical reference accelerometers
Supervisor: G. Heinzel
Pratik Chakraborty

Pratik Chakraborty

Topic: Optomechanical Integration at Cryogenic Temperatures for Coherent Quantum Noise Cancellation
Supervisor: Michèle Heurs
Megha Dave

Megha Dave

Topic: Optical simulations for LISA
Supervisor: G. Heinzel
Rahul Dhurkunde

Rahul Dhurkunde

Topic: Tests of general relativity using gravitational wave observations
Supervisor: B. Krishnan
Reid Ferguson

Reid Ferguson

Topic: PRDS EM investigation
Supervisor: G. Heinzel
Liudmila Fesik

Liudmila Fesik

Topic: Searches for GW
Supervisor: M. A. Papa
Christoph Gentemann

Christoph Gentemann

Topic: The Hannover Torsion Balance - a test platform for novel inertial sensing concepts
Supervisor: G. Heinzel
Rodrigo García Álvarez

Rodrigo García Álvarez

Topic: Geometric tilt-to-length coupling characterization and dynamics simulations of the LISA optical bench interferometric system.
Supervisor: G. Heinzel
Stefano Gozzo

Stefano Gozzo

Topic: Compact Multichannel Optical Test Mass Sensing'
Supervisor: G. Heinzel
Pascal  Grafe

Pascal Grafe

Topic: Phasemeters for laser interferometry in space
Supervisor: G. Heinzel
Daniel Jestrabek

Daniel Jestrabek

Topic: Experimental invesigation of key components for LISA interferometry
Supervisor: G. Heinzel
Jiang Ji Ho Zhang

Jiang Ji Ho Zhang

Topic: Study of a phase reference distribution system for LISA
Supervisor: G. Heinzel
Nived Johny

Nived Johny

Topic: Novel micro-optomechanical oscillators for sub-SQL interferometry - Quantum control group
Supervisor: M. Heurs
Prasanna Mohan Joshi

Prasanna Mohan Joshi

Topic: Deep learning as a detection method for continuous gravitational waves
Supervisor: R. Prix
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
Roman Kossak

Roman Kossak

Topic: Optomechanical experiments at cryogenic temperatures for quantum noise cancellation techniques
Supervisor: M. Heurs
Nicole Knust

Nicole Knust

Topic:Stabilized laser source for the Einstein Telescope Pathfinder
Supervisor: B. Willke
Johannes Lehmann

Johannes Lehmann

Topic: Aufbau der Aufhängungen und Einbau in ein Interferometer zur Messung des Standard Quantenlimits
Supervisor: H. Lück
Mariia Matiushechkina

Mariia Matiushechkina

Topic: Experimental and theoretical investigations of micro-optomechanical setups at cryogenic temperatures for quantum noise cancellation schemes
Supervisor: M. Heurs
Brian McGloughlin

Brian McGloughlin

Topic:Searching for Continuous Gravitational Waves
Supervisor: M. A. Papa
Narjiss Messied

Narjiss Messied

Topic: Data analysis pipeline (INREP)
Supervisor: G. Heinzel
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
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
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
Graziano  Pascale

Graziano Pascale

Topic: Laser power stabilization via radiation pressure sensing
Supervisor: M. Trad Nery
Daniel Penkert

Daniel Penkert

Topic: Space Interferometry
Supervisor: G. Heinzel
Gianluca Pagliaro

Gianluca Pagliaro

Topic: Searching for Continuous Gravitational Wave Signals
Supervisor: M. A. Papa
Alvise Pizzella

Alvise Pizzella

Topic: Differential Wavefront Sensing for LISA
Supervisor: G. Heinzel
Arthur Reis

Arthur Reis

Topic: Modeling accelerometers for next generation gravimetry missions
Supervisor: G. Heinzel
Niklas Reinhardt

Niklas Reinhardt

Topic: First stage of LISA data processing: Clock synchronization and armlength estimation
Supervisor: G. Heinzel
Lea  Richtmann

Lea Richtmann

Topic: Development of a quantumoptical testbed for Quantum Machine Learning
Supervisor: M. Heurs
Sariga Sachit

Sariga Sachit

Topic: Advancing Inter-Spacecraft Laser Interferometry
Supervisor: G. Heinzel
Manuel Schimanski

Manuel Schimanski

Topic: Developments of novel non-classical light sources for back-action evading techniques
Supervisor: M. Heurs
Bernd Schulte

Bernd Schulte

Topic: MIMO Control of Tiple-Suspended Test Masses
Supervisor: M. Heurs
Jakob Schweer

Jakob Schweer

Topic: Advanced quantum non-demolition techniques for ultra-precise interferometry
Supervisor: S. Danilishin
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
Serena Valtolina

Serena Valtolina

Topic: Investigating realistic Pulsar Timing Array simulations
Supervisor: C. Clark
Jasper Venneberg

Jasper Venneberg

Topic: Optical AC-Coupling Assisted Bright Squeezed Light Generation
Supervisor: B. Willke
Christoph Vorndamme

Christoph Vorndamme

Topic: Phasemeter development for satellite missions
Supervisor: G. Heinzel
Kevin Weber

Kevin Weber

Topic: Optische Design-Methoden für rauscharme Interferometrie
Supervisor: G. Heinzel
Martin Weberpals

Martin Weberpals

Topic: Frequency Stabilization for NGGM
Supervisor: G. Heinzel
Dennis Wilken

Dennis Wilken

Topic: Quantum Control
Supervisor: M. Heurs
Lennart Wissel

Lennart Wissel

Topic: LISA Optische Symulation
Supervisor: M. Hewitson
Juliane von Wrangel

Juliane von Wrangel

Topic: Commissioning of the 10m Prototype to measure the standard quantum limit
Supervisor: H. Lück
Shichao Wu

Shichao Wu

Topic: Development of data analysis methods for space-borne gravitational wave detectors
Supervisor: A. Nitz
Kohei Yamamoto

Kohei Yamamoto

Topic: Space Interferometry
Supervisor: G. Heinzel
Zitong Zhu

Zitong Zhu

Topic: GRACE-FO LRI pre-fit residuals analysis and gravity field recovery
Supervisor: V. Müller
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