Computational Astrophysics Group

Research Areas

Computational Astrophysics
Plasma Astrophysics, Shocks, Turbulence, and Magnetic fields
Monte Carlo Lya Radiative Transfer
Self-consistent Modeling of Dust Polarization
MHD Simulations, Particle-in-Cell Simulations
Dynamical evolution of star clusters

Theoretical Astrophysics
Particle Acceleration, Cosmic Rays Physics of Grain Alignment, Anomalous Microwave Emission by Dust Nanoparticles
Starshot: Physics of Relativistic Nano Spacecraft
Acceleration of Dust Grains in MHD turbulence

Gravitational Wave Astrophysics GW data analysis: Parameter estimation
Waveform modeling and systematic accuracy
Compact Binaries, Numerical Relativity