Reshmi Mukherjee

Reshmi Mukherjee

Research Interest

Ph.D. Physics (1993), research advisor Prof. Elena Aprile. Postdoctoral scholar at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center with the EGRET experiment on the Compton Gamma-Ray Observatory, research scientist at McGill University, currently Helen Goodhart Altschul Professor of Physics at Barnard College.

Interested in high-energy astrophysics and astroparticle physics including the development of next-generation high-energy gamma-ray telescopes. Interests include the study of active Galactic nuclei, Extragalactic Background Light, blazar luminosity function and the extragalactic gamma-ray background, unidentified gamma-ray sources, Galactic sources, pulsar wind nebulae, experimental astrophysics, and ground-based atmospheric Cherenkov telescopes.

Experiments: VERITAS, CTA, GRAMS, STACEE, Fermi, EGRET

Quantum Physics (BC 3006), Quantum Physics Lab (BC 3086), and Supervised Individual Research (BC 3900)

Nothing more fun than traveling to remote places, hiking, and camping.