Undergraduate Research Projects

Below is a list of recent undergraduate research projects at Wright Lab.

PI-directed Undergraduate Research Projects
graduation year name advisor project
2026 Matthew Dobre R. Maruyama HAYSTAC
2025 Wayne Ariston D. Moore  
2025 Emily Peng D. Moore  
2025 Aaron Chizhik B. Fleming, K. Heeger MicroBooNE, Project 8
2025 Forrest Hutchison C. Baltay  
2025 Quazi Rumman Rahman C. Baltay  

Ana Maria Melián

L. Newburgh  
2025 Spencer Greenfield L. Newburgh  
2025* Jason Guo (*Cornell) L. Newburgh  
2024 Zixin (Jessie) Chen D. Moore nEXO
2024 Luke Mozarsky D. Moore  
2022 Laura Zhou R. Maruyama RAY
2024 JianHui Chen RHIG  
2024 Audrey Cesene L. Newburgh  
2024 Annie Giman R. Maruyama RAY
2024 Sophia Getz R. Maruyama RAY
2024 Audrey Whitmer L. Newburgh  
2023 Kohsuke Sato C. Baltay  
2023 Shayaan Subzwari K. Heeger Project 8
2022 Eitan Minsky-Fenick D. DeMille  
2022 Sarah Dickson D. Moore SIMPLE
2024 Juan Recoaro D. Moore SIMPLE
2024 Barkotel Zemenu D. Moore nEXO
2022 Jean Wang R. Maruyama  
2022 Yiming Zhang Jack Harris  
2022 Will Sun Jack Harris  
2022 Grace Zdeblick    
2021 Gabe Hoshino R. Maruyama

“Measurements with a Desktop Muon Detector”

2021 Sajan Ramanathan L. Newburgh “Ringmap Statistics for the CHIME Telescope”
2021 Sukhman Singh D. Moore; S. Lamoreaux SIMPLE; “Signal Processing Techniques for the HAYSTAC Experiment”
2021 Mike Ogego K. Baker “Quantum Machine Learning: Training a Classification Algorithm on a Quantum Backend”
2021 Lucy McEwan S. Lesher

“Erbium 168 Transition Probabilities from Lifetime Measurements”

2021 Vinicius Da Silva K. Baker

“Preliminary Results on H->Za->4l Monte Carlo Interpretation”

2021 Rachel Cohen S. Demers “Situating Science Podcast”
2021 Claire Laffan S. Demers Mu2E, ATLAS “Mass Reconstruction Algorithm Tuning for the VH→ττ Channel at ATLAS”
2021 India Bhalla-Ladd K. Heeger; S. Demers PROSPECT; “M2T: Late-Projected Transverse Mass Calculation in a Search for VH,H→ττ in ATLAS Run 2”
2021 Alexander Lathem C. Baltay; D. Moore “Calibration of Type Ia Supernova Photometry”; “Outgassing of Electronegative Impurities in nEXO Candidate Polymers”
2021 Robert Howard C. Baltay SNID/WFIRST “Identifying Halo RR Lyrae Stars to Better Understand Galactic Structure”
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; P. Tipton Neural Net studies for jet identifications at STAR/ALICE; “Automated Patient Mortality Prediction from Clinical Notes”
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