Astronomical Institute “Anton Pannekoek”
University of Amsterdam
Science Park 904, rm. C4.115
1098 XH Amsterdam, Netherlands
T +31 20 525 7478/7491
I work at the interface of Astrophysics and Astroparticle Physics, and am interested in a variety of problems relating to the accretion process especially around black holes, both big and small.
I am also the Director of the Master Program in Astronomy & Astrophysics.
In April, two Ph.D. students, from our group, will publicly defend their thesis:
- Samia Drappeau, on April 2nd, 2013, at 12:00 at the Agnietenkapel. Her thesis is entitled: The Ins and Outs of Emission from Accreting Black Holes
- Peter Polko, on April 3rd, 2013, at 12:00 at the Agnietenkapel. His thesis is entitled: Exploring jet properties in magnetohydrodynamics with … Continue reading →
I’m really excited, it looks like I got funding to hire a new PhD student for next year, to work on all the great new Sgr A* data we have coming in, among other things!! We are experimenting with a different hiring system this year, advertising all our positions together and then doing a pooled interview day in February. …Read More →
- University of Paris Diderot: MinisabbaticalMar 01, 2013 - May 31, 2013Location: Paris