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Faculty of Mathematics


 PhD student in Cosmology, DAMTP, University of Cambridge


  • 2017-date: PhD student in Cosmology, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 2012-2018: Galilean School of Higher Education, Padua
  • 2015-2017: MS Physics, University of Padua
  • 2012-2015: BS Physics, University of Padua


Omar Darwish is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. Research group Cosmology, GR. Supervisor, professor Blake Sherwin. His current research interests are CMB Lensing, LSS, CMB LensingxLSS cross correlations, Deep Learning(Bayesian Deep learning).

Selected Publications

  • Partially Constrained Internal Linear Combination: a method for low-noise CMB foreground mitigation-Y. Sultan Abylkairov, Omar Darwish, J. Colin Hill, Blake D. Sherwin,
  • Density reconstruction from biased tracers and its application to primordial non-Gaussianity-Omar Darwish, Simon Foreman, Muntazir M. Abidi, Tobias Baldauf, Blake D. Sherwin, P. Daniel Meerburg,
  • The Atacama Cosmology Telescope: A CMB lensing mass map over 2100 square degrees of sky and its cross-correlation with BOSS-CMASS galaxies-Omar Darwish, Mathew S. Madhavacheril, Blake Sherwin and the ACT Collaboration,
  • Deep Bayesian Recurrent Neural Networks for Somatic Variant Calling in Cancer-Geoffroy Dubourg-Felonneau, Omar Darwish, Christopher Parsons, Dami Rebergen, John W Cassidy, Nirmesh Patel, Harry W Clifford,


Research Group

Relativity and Gravitation




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