Physics and Geosciences

Department of Physics and Geosciences

Himali Kalakhety, Lecturer of Physics


Undergraduate Work:

  • BS in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Graduate Work

  • M.Sc., Condensed Matter Physics, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
  • M.S., Physics, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
  • Ph. D., Particle Physics, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL

Research Interests

  • Search for heavy bosons W’ and Z’ in both the di-muon and dielectron channels
  • CMS detectors at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN
  • Silicon detectors at CMS Muon System, GEM detectors
  • Muon Tomography

Publications

  • CMS Collaboration, “Search for physics beyond the standard model in dilepton mass spectra in proton-proton collisions at √s = 8 TeV”, JHEP (arXiv: 1412.6302v1), (2014).
  • CMS Collaboration, “Search for Narrow Resonances in Dilepton Mass Spectra in p-p Collisions at √s = 8 TeV”, CMS Physics Analysis Summary, EXO-12-061, (2013).
  • Alverson, I. Belotelov, D. Brandenburg, D. Bourilkov, R. Cousins, I.K. Furic, M. Hohlmann, H. Kalakhety, G. Kukartsev, T.N. Kypreos, A. Lanyov, M. Narain, N. Neumeister, M. Savina, S. Schmitz, S. Shmatov, A. Svyatkovskiy, P. Traczyk, J. Tucker, V. Valuev and H. Yoo, “Search for High-Mass Resonances Decaying to Muon Pairs in pp Collisions at √s = 8 TeV”, CMS Analysis Note, AN-12-422, (2013).
  • CMS Collaboration, “Search for heavy narrow dilepton resonances in p-p collisions at √s = 7 TeV and √s = 8 TeV”, Physics Letter B 720 (2013) 63-82.
  • CMS Collaboration, “Search for narrow resonances in dilepton mass spectra in p-p collisions at √s = 7 TeV”, Physics Letter B 714 (2012) 158-179.
  • CMS Collaboration, “Search for Resonances in Dilepton Mass Spectra in p-p Collisions at √s = 8 TeV”, CMS Physics Analysis Summary, EXO-12-015, (2012).
  • Schmitz, G. Kukartsev, M. Narain, A. Gay, B. Clerbaux, L. Thomas, P. Vanlaer, T. Reis, V. Timciuc, J. Tucker, Sh. Elgammal, A. Lanyov, I. Belotelov, M. Savina, S. Shmatov, H. Kalakhety,M. Hohlmann, Ph. Mine, G. Alverson, C. Shepherd-Themistocleous, D. Cockerill, D. Petyt, E. Olaiya, S. Harper, P. Traczyk, R. Cousins, V. Valuev, D. Bourilkov, I. K. Furic, T. N. Kypreos ,Statistical Inference in a Search for a Narrow Resonance”, CMS Analysis Note, AN-2012-185, (2012).
  • Alverson, I. Belotelov, D. Bourilkov, R. Cousins, I.K. Furic, M. Hohlmann, H. Kalakhety, G. Kukartsev, T.N. Kypreos, A. Lanyov, M. Narain, N. Neumeister, M. Savina, S. Schmitz, S. Shmatov, A. Svyatkovskiy, P. Traczyk, J. Tucker, V. Valuev,Search for High Mass Resonances Decaying to Muon Pairs at √s = 8 TeV”, CMS Note 12-182, (2012).
  • CMS Collaboration, “Search for Resonances in the Dilepton Mass Distribution in p-p collisions at √s = 7 TeV”, JHEP 05 (2011) 093.
  • CMS Collaboration, “Search for Resonances in the Dilepton Mass Distribution in p-p Collisions at √s = 7 TeV,” CMS Physics Analysis Summary, EXO-11-019, (2011).
  • Alverson, S. Basegmez, I. Belotelov, D. Bourilkov, G. Bruno, R. Cousins, G.P. Di Giovanni, A. Everett, M. Fisher, S. Fonseca De Souza, I.K. Furic, J. Gartner, S. Guragain, U. Heintz, M. Hohlmann, H. Kalakhety, K. Kotov, G. Kukartsev, T.N. Kypreos, A. Lanyov, M. Narain, N. Neumeister, D. Pagano, J. Piedra Gomez, J. Pivarski, M. Savina, S. Senkin, S. Shmatov, A. Svyatkovskiy, P. Traczyk, J. Tucker, S. Valuev and J. Zhang, “Search for High-Mass Resonances Decaying to Muon Pairs with Collisions Gathered at √s = 7 TeV”, CMS Analysis Note, AN-2011-472, (2011).
  • Alverson, S. Basegmez, I. Belotelov, D. Bourilkov, G. Bruno, R. Cousins, G.P. Di Giovanni, A. Everett, M. Fisher, S. Fonseca De Souza, I.K. Furic, J. Gartner, S. Guragain, U. Heintz, M. Hohlmann, H. Kalakhety, K. Kotov, G. Kukartsev, T.N. Kypreos, A. Lanyov, M. Narain, N. Neumeister, D. Pagano, J. Piedra Gomez, J. Pivarski, M. Savina, S. Senkin, S. Shmatov, A. Svyatkovskiy, P. Traczyk, J. Tucker, S. Valuev and J. Zhang,Search for High-Mass Resonances Decaying to Muon Pairs with Collisions Gathered at √s = 7 TeV”, CMS Analysis Note, AN-2011-278, (2011).
  • CMS Collaboration, “Search for Resonances in the Dilepton Mass Distribution in p-p Collisions at √s = 7 TeV”, CMS Paper, EXO-10-013, (2011).
  • Acosta, G. Alverson, S. Basegmez, I. Belotelov, D. Bourilkov, G. Bruno, R. Cousins, G.P. Di Giovanni, A. Everett, M. Fisher, S. Fonseca De Souza, I.K. Furic, J. Gartner, S. Guragain, U. Heintz, M. Hohlmann, H. Kalakhety, K. Kotov, G. Kukartsev, T.N. Kypreos, A. Lanyov, M. Narain, N. Neumeister, D. Pagano, J. Piedra Gomez, J. Pivarski, M. Savina, S. Senkin, S. Shmatov, A. Svyatkovskiy, P. Traczyk, J. Tucker, S. Valuev and J. Zhang, “Search for High-Mass Resonances Decaying to Muon Pairs with 40 pb-1 Collisions Gathered at √s = 7 TeV”, CMS Analysis Note, AN-2010-317, (2010).
  • CMS Collaboration, “Aligning the CMS muon chambers with the muon alignment system during an extended cosmic ray run”, JINST 5: T03019, 2010.
  • Levi, S. Micalizio, L. Lorini, D. Calonico, A. Godone and H. Kalakhety, “Measurement of the black body shift in the IEN Cs fountain”, Preceding of the 18th European Frequency and Time Forum, EFTF 2004 (5-7 April 2004), University of Surrey, UK.

Contact Information

Department of Physics and Geosciences
Hill Hall 211
MSC 175 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
voice: (361) 593 4326
email: himali.kalakhety@tamuk.edu