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Faculty: Associate Professor

Louis Strigari

(he / him / his)

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

D. Aristizabal Sierra, Bhaskar Dutta, Doojin Kim, Daniel Snowden-Ifft, and Louis E. Strigari. “Coherent elastic neutrino-nucleus scattering with the \(\nu\)BDX-DRIFT directional detector at next generation neutrino facilities.” Phys. Rev. D, 104(3), 033004, Aug 2021.

Erin Board, Nassim Bozorgnia, Louis E. Strigari, Robert J.J. Grand, Azadeh Fattahi, Carlos S. Frenk, Federico Marinacci, Julio F. Navarro, and Kyle A. Oman. “Velocity-dependent J-factors for annihilation radiation from cosmological simulations.” Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 2021(04), 070, Apr 2021.

Sarah A. Cantu, et al. “A Deeper Look at DES Dwarf Galaxy Candidates: Grus i and Indus ii.” The Astrophysical Journal, 916(2), 81, Jul 2021.

Jayden L. Newstead, Rafael F. Lang, and Louis E. Strigari. “Atmospheric neutrinos in next-generation xenon and argon dark matter experiments.” Phys. Rev. D, 104(11), 115022, Dec 2021.

Bhaskar Dutta, Arpan Kar, and Louis E. Strigari. “Constraints on MeV dark matter and primordial black holes: Inverse Compton signals at the SKA.” Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 2021(03), 011, Mar 2021.

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