Dhaka Sapkota

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Assistant Scientist

Florida Space Institute



Dr. Dhaka Sapkota is a Physics graduate of University of Miami who specializes in space instrumentation. For his graduate work, he developed and analyzed the performance of the x-ray proportional counter. With the results from two sounding rockets experiments, he was able to characterize and quantify the Diffuse X-ray Background from the Local Galaxy. After graduation in May 2020, he now works as a technology and material property investigator on planetary science.