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Nicholas Senno, Ph.D.

Nicholas Senno, Ph.D.

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532C Davey Laboratory
University Park, PA 16802
Email: nbs5044 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu


  1. Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University (2017)
  2. M.S. The Pennsylvania State University (2015)
  3. B.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2012)

Honors and Awards

  • David C. Duncan Graduate Fellowship in Physics, The Pennsylvania State University, 2014, 2015
  • David H. Rank Memorial Physics Award, The Pennsylvania State University, 2013

Selected Publications

N. Senno, K. Murase, and P. Mészáros. Constraining high-energy neutrino emission from choked jets in stripped-envelope supernovas. arXiv:1706.02175

N. Senno, K. Murase, and P. Mészáros. High-energy Neutrino Flares from X-Ray Bright and Dark Tidal Disruption Events. ApJ, 838, 3 (2017)

N. Senno, K. Murase, and P. Mészáros. Choked jets and low-luminosity gamma-ray bursts as hidden neutrino sources. PRD, 93, 083003 (2016) 

N. Senno, P. Mészáros, K. Murase, P. Baerwald, and M. Rees. Extragalactic and star-forming galaxies with hypernovae and supernovae as high-energy neutrino and gamma-ray sources: the case of the 10 TeV neutrino data. ApJ, 806, 24 (2015) 

K. Murase, K. Kashiyama, P. Mészáros, I. Shoemaker, N. Senno Ultrafast Outflows from Black Hole Merges with a Mini-Disk. ApJL, 822:L5 (2016)

Research Interests

I am interested in high-energy astrophysical events such as supernovae or gamma-ray bursts. My current research relates to understanding how these types of events produce high-energy neutrinos and gamma-rays that we observe here on (and around) Earth.

Member of the research groups of Peter Mészáros and Kohta Murase