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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

  • 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,
  • The Atacama Cosmology Telescope: Constraints on Cosmic Birefringence-Toshiya Namikawa, Yilun Guan, Omar Darwish, Blake D. 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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