Graduate Student Astrophysics The College of Lib Arts & Sci
Akshatha K Vydula is a Ph.D. (Astrophysics) student at the School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University. She works with Dr. Judd Bowman in the Low-frequency Cosmology Lab. Her research is focused on using the pulsar gating method in beam calibration of radio interferometers which can be used in better studying the signals from Cosmic Dawn and Epoch of Reionization. She mainly works with Long-Wavelength Array, and Very Large Array For her second project, she works with Dr. Coupland at Los Alamos National Laboratory and Dr. Hardgrove at ASU on the measurement of neutron lifetime using a space-based neutron spectrometer.