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Louis Strigari

(he / him / his)

Faculty: Associate Professor

MIST M418 (main office)


Prof. Strigari's research is in the fields of astroparticle physics and cosmology, with a focus on neutrinos and dark matter. Strigari is interested in searches for new physics via neutrino interactions, and searches for dark matter via direct and indirect methods. Since joining Texas A&M, Strigari has been a member of the Dark Energy Survey, focusing on interpreting data from the Local Group and Milky Way satellite galaxies. He uses cosmological simulations to study the theoretical properties of dark matter and faint satellite galaxies. Strigari is also interested in high energy gamma-ray astrophysics, in particular using Fermi-LAT data to identify and model new gamma-ray sources.

Latest Publications

Bhaskar Dutta, Rafael F. Lang, Shu Liao, Samiran Sinha, Louis Strigari, and Adrian Thompson. “A global analysis strategy to resolve neutrino NSI degeneracies with scattering and oscillation data.” Journal of High Energy Physics, 2020(9), Sep 2020.

T. T. Hansen, A. H. Riley, L. E. Strigari, J. L. Marshall, P. S. Ferguson, J. Zepeda, and C. Sneden. “A Chemo-dynamical Link between the Gjöll Stream and NGC 3201.” The Astrophysical Journal, 901(1), 23, Sep 2020.

Alexander H Riley and Louis E Strigari. “The Milky Way's stellar streams and globular clusters do not align in a Vast Polar Structure.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 494(1), 983--1001, Mar 2020.

M. Abdullah, D. Aristizabal Sierra, Bhaskar Dutta, and Louis E. Strigari. “Coherent elastic neutrino-nucleus scattering with directional detectors.” Phys. Rev. D, 102(1), 015009, Jul 2020.

Kimberly K. Boddy, Jason Kumar, Andrew B. Pace, Jack Runburg, and Louis E. Strigari. “Effective J -factors for Milky Way dwarf spheroidal galaxies with velocity-dependent annihilation.” Phys. Rev. D, 102(2), 023029, Jul 2020.

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