Namaste (नमस्ते), I’m Damodar Rajbhandari (दामोदर राजभण्डारी).**Contact:** [firstname][AT]physicslog.com**Weblog:** physicslog.com since 12 April, 2017 (stats)**Aliases:** DamodarRajbhandari.com.np, DRHere.bio.link**Socials:**

### Karma Philosophy

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

### Current Position

Faculty of Physics, Astronomy, and Applied Computer Science, Jagiellonian University |

*PhD student in Theoretical Physics, 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:** [firstname][DOT][lastname][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
- Mathematical aspect of field-theoretic models, in particular the mathematical structure of the physical theories, in general mathematical physics
- 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

### 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 (Late, Memoir)**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

### Theoretical Purview

**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, Financial Instruments and Pricing, Risk Management, Random Matrix Theory, Discrete Exterior Calculus, Matrix Calculus, Complex Analysis, Functional Analysis, Differential forms, Spectral Graph Theory, Hodge Theory, Spectral Geometry

**Computer Science:** Numerical Methods (in Financial Physics), Algorithms, High Performance (Parallel) Computing, Data Science and Machine Learning, Network Topology

### Technical Purview

**Favorite Langauges:** C++, C, Python

**Other Languages:** GNU Bash, Julia, JavaScript, Go

**Markup Languages:** $\LaTeX$, HTML, CSS, Markdown

**Favorite Editors (IDE):** GNU Emacs, vscode

**Softwares:** Inkscape, Mathematica, MATLAB , 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)

**Libraries:** cuSparse (CUDA ToolKit), cuSolver (CUDA ToolKit), thrust (CUDA ToolKit), numpy (Python), pandas (Python), openMP (C++), Eigen (C++), Spectra (C++), QuantLib (C++ & Python)

### Non-Scientific Interests

- Writing physics and mathematics related blog posts at physicslog.com
- Learning new financial instruments, and machine learning techniques
- Contributor to Wikipedia & Wikimedia (see my contribution)
- Contributor to NVIDIA developer forum (see my contribution)
- Contributor to StackExchange (see my contribution)
- Cooking, Hiking, Trekking, and Traveling (see my Google Reviews)

### Hobby Projects

CDT arXiv scraper, Perimeter of ellipse

Full CV upon request

Last Updated on 01 Feb 2023