Sera's Introduction

Sera Markoff

Associate Professor
Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy
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’s Program in Astronomy & Astrophysics.

Group Blog

Something about our magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) set up for studying black holes’ jets


I gave recently a small internal talk about the general approach we are adopting to solve the MHD system of equations that describes the structure of a black hole’s jet. I am uploading the slides, so if there is anybody interested in the subject or just in knowing what we are studying with some more details, there you go!

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Latest News

Updates: Beatrice Tinsley Centennial Visiting Professorship and a photo from the AAS GC session

The most important recent news (besides Salomé’s defense on 1 July!) is that I have been selected for the 2015 Beatrice Tinsley Centennial Visiting Professorship at UT Austin (where a “distinguished mid career or senior professor is invited to visit for up to a semester”), to spend some months in spring 2015 at the Astronomy Department there! I’m super excited, …

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Where I Am / Will Be

May 20, 2015 - May 23, 2015
Location: Cambridge
May 29, 2015 - Jun 07, 2015
Jun 22, 2015 - Jun 26, 2015
Location: Tenerife
CTA Consortium Mtg
Sep 14, 2015 - 4:00 pm - Sep 18, 2015 - 5:00 pm
Location: Liverpool, UK
DIAS seminar
Oct 30, 2015 - Oct 30, 2015
Location: Dublin
Physics of Extreme Energy Release
Nov 16, 2015 - Nov 20, 2015
Location: Bern
Cargese School
May 23, 2016 - Jun 01, 2016