Parno Group in October 2017

The Parno Group

Experimental neutrino physics at Carnegie Mellon University

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

  • Dr. Yung-Ruey Yen (Carnegie Mellon University): KATRIN and COHERENT

PhD Students

  • Luke Kippenbrock (University of Washington): KATRIN main-spectrometer background processes
  • Ying-Ting Lin (University of Washington): TRIMS experiment
  • Rebecca Rapp (Carnegie Mellon University): Simulations for COHERENT
  • Larisa Thorne (Carnegie Mellon University, co-advised by Gregg Franklin): KATRIN commissioning spectra
  • Ana Paula Vizcaya Hernández (Carnegie Mellon University): KATRIN ion-induced backgrounds and TRIMS

Past Group Members

  • Florian Heizmann (June - September 2017), visiting PhD student from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology who worked on data blinding and relic neutrinos for KATRIN. Now a postdoc at KIT.
  • Woo-Jeong Baek (July - August 2017), visiting master's student from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology who worked on simulations for KATRIN and TRIMS. Now a PhD student in machine learning at KIT.
  • Christine Claessens (June 2016), visiting graduate student from University of Mainz who worked on TRIMS at UW. Presently a PhD student working on Project 8.
  • Laura Bodine (August 2015 - March 2016), postdoc at UW who worked on TRIMS. Presently an instructor in math and computer science at Seattle Central Community College.