Damodar Rajbhandari

Namaste (नमस्ते), I’m Damodar Rajbhandari (दामोदर राजभण्डारी).
Contact:  damodar[AT]physicslog.com
Weblog: physicslog.com since 12 April, 2017


Karma Philosophy

Invest your time in such a way that you won’t feel you’re wasting your time when you relax.


Current Position

Phd student specializing in Quantum Gravity, under the supervision of dr. hab. Andrzej Görlich, in the Causal Dynamical Triangulations Group, Department of Complex Systems, Institute of Theoretical Physics, Jagiellonian University, Kraków (en: Cracow), Poland.

Academic Contact:  damodar.rajbhandari[AT]doctoral[DOT]uj.edu.pl
Office: Room no. D-2-42, ul. prof. Stanisława Łojasiewicza 11, 30-348 Kraków, Poland
URL: http://cs.if.uj.edu.pl/cs/people.html


Scientific Interests

  • Quantum gravity, in particular properties of quantum spacetime, in general high energy physics
  • Quantum gravity phenomenology, in particular the black hole and gravitational waves, in general quantum cosmology
  • Computational physics, in particular high performance computing and algorithms, in general the interdisciplinary area between physics, mathematics and computer science

See my Publications at: iNSPIRE HEP, arXiv, ORCID, GitHub


Education

  • Jagiellonian University — Kraków, Poland
    Master in Physics, specialized in Theoretical Physics, 2 years, awarded September 2021
    Thesis: “Critical properties of a random two dimensional surface with extrinsic curvature”
    Supervisor: Prof. Jerzy Jurkiewicz

  • Tribhuvan University — Kathmandu, Nepal
    B.Sc. in Physics, minor in Mathematics and Statistics, 4 years, awarded September 2018
    Thesis: “An open source code for Causal Dynamical Triangulations without preferred foliation in (1+1)-dimensions”, Link
    Supervisors: Prof. Udayaraj Khanal, Dr. Jonah Maxwell Miller


Notable Theoretical Strengths

Physics: Quantum Gravity, General Relativity, Quantum Electrodynamics, Quantum Chromodynamics, Electroweak theory and Beyond Standard Model, Equilibrium and Non-equilibrium Statistical Physics, Cosmology, Mathematical Methods, Conformal Field Theory
Mathematics: Differential Geometry, Algebraic Topology, Lie Group Theory, Quantitative Finance, Discrete Exterior Calculus, Matrix Calculus, Complex Analysis, Functional Analysis, Differential forms, Spectral Graph Theory, Hodge Theory, Spectral Geometry
Computer Science: Numerical Methods, Algorithms, Parallel Computing, Data Science and Machine Learning, Spectral Methods, Network Topology

Notable Technical Strengths

Favorite Langauges: C++, C, Python
Scripting Languages: GNU Bash, JavaScript
Markup Languages: $\LaTeX$, HTML, CSS, Markdown, GNU Org Mode
Favorite Editors (IDE): GNU Emacs, vscode
Softwares: Inkscape, Mathematica, R, tmux, i3wm, git, Hugo, LE(A)MP stack, WordPress
Tools: GNU Make, GNU Debugger, DOxygen, CUDA, CMake, unit tester & profilier
Frameworks: Flask (Python), Keras (Python)
Notable Libraries: cuSparser (CUDA ToolKit), thrust (CUDA ToolKit), numpy (Python), pandas (Python), openMP (C++), Eigen (C++), Spectra (C++)


Non-Scientific Interests

  • Writing physics and mathematics related blog posts at physicslog.com
  • Reading and editing Wikipedia articles (see my contribution)
  • Learning new financial instruments and techniques, and machine learning related stuffs
  • Cooking, Hiking, Trekking, and Traveling (see my Google Reviews)

Hobby Projects

CDT arXiv scraper, Perimeter of ellipse


 Full CV upon request
Alias: DamodarRajbhandari.com.np
Last Updated on 1 October 2022