Undergraduate Research

Wright Laboratory welcomes undergraduate researchers; the following is a list of recent undergraduate research projects at Wright Lab.

Special Undergraduate Research Projects

Wright Laboratory supports the YUAA CubeSat project by providing facilities for and advisors to the project.

PI-directed Undergraduate Research Projects
Graduation Year Name Advisor Project
2021 India Bhalla-Ladd K. Heeger PROSPECT
2021 Alexander Lathem C. Baltay Calibration of Type Ia Supernova Photometry
2021 Robert Howard C. Baltay SNID/WFIRST
2021  Charlotte Kavaler D. Moore nEXO
2021 Shoumik Chowdhury D. Moore SIMPLE
2021 Krish Desai L. Newburgh Digital Noise Source Development
2021 Ben Rosand H. Caines Neural Net studies for jet identifications at STAR/ALICE
2021 Josh Purtell H. Caines Using Machine Learning Techniques to Identify Heavy Jets
2020 Stuart Nicholls H. Caines Studying the Quark Gluon Plasma using Machine Learning
2020 Ryan Montesi C. Baltay Calibration of Type Ia Supernova Photometry
2020 Samuel Day-Weiss D. Moore; L. Newburgh nEXO; Simons Observatory
2020 Lukas Baker K. Heeger PROSPECT
2020 Katherine Melbourne R. Maruyama CUORE
2020 Sofia Checa H. Caines Neural Net studies for jet identifications at STAR/ALICE
2019 Alec Emser D. Moore SIMPLE
2019 Jack Roth K. Heeger; D. DeMille PROSPECT; laser cooling
2019 Joshua Swerdlow K. Heeger Project 8
2019 Cady van Assendelft D. Moore; S. Lamoreaux and R. Maruyama SIMPLE; HAYSTAC
2019 Adam Fine D. Moore SIMPLE
2019 Michael Mossman D. Moore SIMPLE
2019 Maxime Pradier L. Newburgh CHIME
2019 Byron Daniel R. Maruyama Simulations for CUORE Detector calibration system
2019 Walter Wilson O. K. Baker Deep learning applied to data analysis
2019 John Patrick (JP) Dervan S. Demers ATLAS
2019 Heather Harrington S. Demers Mu2e
2019 Tuna Uysal Jack Harris Investigating optical modes of a helium droplet
2018 Nathaniel Barbour C. Baltay  
2018 Nicole Pereira B. Fleming  
2018 Arina Bykadorova K. Heeger PROSPECT
2018 Andrew Kilby S. Lamoreaux  
2018 Ilana Kaufman D. Moore EXO-200
2018 Suryabrata Dutta R. Maruyama Simulations for CUORE Detector calibration system
2017 Lauren Chambers R. Maruyama DM-Ice
2017 Ivy Wanta R. Maruyama CUORE
2017 Nate Stemen K. Heeger PROSPECT, detector R&D
2017 Jonah Majumder David DeMille  
2017 Bárbara Santiago David DeMille  
2017 Anthony Gagliardi O. K. Baker Deep learning applied to data analysis
2016 Nikita Dutta R. Maruyama DM-Ice
2016 Elizabeth Himwich B. Fleming  
2016 William De Rocco B. Fleming  
2016 Tomas Albergo R. Maruyama CUORE
2016 Basil Smitham K. Heeger CUORE
2016 Benjamin Weiner K. Heeger PROSPECT, detector R&D
2015 Field Rogers R. Maruyama DM-Ice
2015 Peter Zhang B. Fleming  
2015 Owen Barrett J.W. Harris / H. Caines  
2014 Karl Medina K. Heeger PROSPECT, detector R&D
2014 Shibi Kannan J.W. Harris / H. Caines  
2014 Glen Meyerowitz J.W. Harris / H. Caines  
2014 Steven Zwick J.W. Harris / H. Caines  
2011 Ben Lash J.W. Harris / H. Caines  
2010 Douglass Endrizzi J.W. Harris / H. Caines  
2010 Bradley Willocks J.W. Harris / H. Caines  
2008 Xieyue Fan J.W. Harris / H. Caines

Strangeness Production in √sNN = 22 and 62 GeV Au + Au data from STAR

2007 Sofia Magkiriadou  J.W. Harris / H. Caines  
2005 William Allan Braff J.W. Harris / H. Caines  
2004 Will Han  J.W. Harris / H. Caines STAR
2004 William Leight J.W. Harris / H. Caines STAR
2000 Daniel Farkas J.W. Harris / H. Caines STAR
1999 Naomi Feiman J.W. Harris / H. Caines STAR