Loyola University Chicago

Department of Physics

Rasha Abbasi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Office: Room 320, Cudahy Science Hall
Phone: 773.508.3643
Fax: 773.508.3534
E-mail: rabbasi@luc.edu

Joined Loyola in 2019.


  • Ph.D. in Astroparticle Physics, University of Utah
  • M.S. in Computational Physics, University of Utah
  • B.A. in Physics, Jordan University

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Computational Physics
  • College Physics I & II
  • College Physics Laboratory I & II
  • Freshman Project 

Research Interest

The Telescope Array Detector (www.telescopearray.org/):

  • Lightning Initiation
  • High Energy Phenomenon in the atmosphere 
  • Proton-air cross section measurement
  • Anisotropy with TA and TA Low Extention      
The IceCube Neutrino Observatory (icecube.wisc.edu/):
  • Cosmic ray anisotropy with IceCube and IceTop
  • IceCube extension

SoundWave Public Lecture: discovery.wisc.edu/soundwaves-minscule-massive

Conference Talk

Review Talk at the International Cosmic Ray Conference:  Review Talk