Former Astrophysics Group Members

This is an incomplete list of former group members and, if known, their current institution. If you have further information or want to see your own name on this list contact Cleo Loi.

Dr Adrian Barker
Dr Adrian Barker
Research Interests:
Evolution of planetary systems, particularly tidal interactions between planets and stars. Waves, instabilities and turbulence in rotating and stratified fluids relevant to astrophysics.
Current Institution: University of Leeds
Personal Website: http://www.maths.leeds.ac.uk/index.php?id=263&uid=1510
Dr. Clément Baruteau
Dr. Clément Baruteau
Research Interests:
Formation and evolution of planetary systems and of stars, physics of accretion disks, computational astrophysical fluid dynamics.
Current Institution: IRAP (Research Institute in Astrophysics and Planetology), Toulouse
Personal Website: http://clement.baruteau.free.fr/work/
Dr. Aurélien Crida
Dr. Aurélien Crida
Research Interests:
Planetary Migration; Planet Formation; Exoplanets; Protoplanetary Discs
Current Institution: Lagrange Laboratory, University of Nice Sophia-Antopolis
Personal Website: https://www.oca.eu/crida/index.html
Dr Jonathan Dawes
Dr Jonathan Dawes
Research Interests:
Nonlinear dynamics, symmetric bifurcation theory, pattern formation, applications.
Current Institution: University of Bath
Personal Website: http://people.bath.ac.uk/jhpd20/
Dr. Benjamin Favier
Dr. Benjamin Favier
Research Interests:
Magnetic buoyancy instability, convectively-driven dynamos and magnetohydrodynamic turbulence.
Current Institution: IRPHE, Aix-Marseille University
Personal Website: http://sites.google.com/site/bfavierhome/
Dr. Sebastien Fromang
Dr. Sebastien Fromang
Current Institution: Service d'Astrophysique, CEA Saclay, France
Personal Website: http://sebastien.fromang.free.fr/index.html
Dr. Pascale Garaud
Dr. Pascale Garaud
Current Institution: University of California, Santa Cruz
Personal Website: http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/~pgaraud
Dr. Jérôme Guilet
Dr. Jérôme Guilet
Current Institution: Service d'Astrophysique, CEA, Saclay, France
Personal Website: http://www.mpa-garching.mpg.de/employees/44041/136550
Dr Andrew Hillier
Dr Andrew Hillier
Current Institution: University of Exeter
Personal Website: http://emps.exeter.ac.uk/mathematics/staff/ash215
Dr. Steve Houghton
Current Institution: UK Government
Personal Website: http://www.stevehoughton.co.uk/
Dr. Laurène Jouve
Dr. Laurène Jouve
Research Interests:
MHD Simulations, Solar and Stellar Dynamos, Magnetix Flux Emergence
Current Institution: Lauren Jouve: at Institute of Astrophysics & Planetology, University of Toulouse
Dr. Zoe Leinhardt
Dr. Zoe Leinhardt
Research Interests:
My research interests focus on the formation and evolution of planets and small bodies, such as asteroids and comets through the use of numerical simulations.
Current Institution: University of Bristol
Personal Website: http://www.star.bris.ac.uk/zoe/Zoe/Welcome.html
Dr. Geoffroy Lesur
Dr. Geoffroy Lesur
Research Interests:
I'm interested in turbulence in astrophysical accretion discs, astrophysical fluid simulations and planet formation processes.
Current Institution: Institute of Planetelogy & Astrophysics, Grenoble
Personal Website: http://ipag.osug.fr/~glesur/
Dr. Mark Miesch
Dr. Mark Miesch
Current Institution: High Altitude Observatory
Personal Website: http://staff.ucar.edu/users/miesch
Jeffrey Reep
Jeffrey Reep
Current Institution: Naval Research Laboratory, Washington DC
Personal Website: https://app.lead411.com/Jeffrey_Reep_22572597.html
Dr. Francois Rincon
Dr. Francois Rincon
Current Institution: Observatoire Midi-Pyrenees
Personal Website: http://www.francois-rincon.org/
Dr Antoine Riols-Fonclare
Dr Antoine Riols-Fonclare
Current Institution: Institut de Planetologie et d'Astrophysique de Grenoble
Professor Alastair Rucklidge
Professor Alastair Rucklidge
Current Institution: University of Leeds
Personal Website: http://www.amsta.leeds.ac.uk/~alastair/
Professor Takayoshi Sano
Current Institution: Osaka University
Personal Website: http://www.phys.sci.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/research_groups/group/13-0_azechi/index.html
Professor Alex Schekochihin
Professor Alex Schekochihin
Current Institution: University of Oxford
Personal Website: http://www-thphys.physics.ox.ac.uk/people/AlexanderSchekochihin/
Dr. Lara Silvers
Dr. Lara Silvers
Current Institution: City University London
Personal Website: http://www.city.ac.uk/sems/our%20staff/maths/Lara.html
Professor Jim Stone
Professor Jim Stone
Current Institution: Princeton University
Personal Website: http://www.astro.princeton.edu/~jstone
Dr Robert Teed
Dr Robert Teed
Research Interests:
Magnetohydrodynamics, dynamo theory, convection in geophysical and astrophysical bodies, the geodynamo.
Current Institution: University of Glasgow
Dr Jean Teyssandier
Dr Jean Teyssandier
Research Interests:
Planet-disc interactions, planetary dynamics.
Current Institution: Cornell University
Professor Steve Tobias
Professor Steve Tobias
Current Institution: University of Leeds
Personal Website: http://www.amsta.leeds.ac.uk/~smt/
Dr. Tarek Yousef
Dr. Tarek Yousef
Current Institution: DNV GL
Personal Website: http://www.pvv.org/~tarek/

Former Students

Quentin André (Intern)
E-mail: qa208 (at) cam.ac.uk
Dr. Michal Branicki
Dr. Michal Branicki
Current Institution: University of Edinburgh
Personal Website: http://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/~mbranick/mb_home/Home.html
Dr. Harry Braviner
Dr. Harry Braviner
PhD Thesis: Stellar and Planetary Tides at Small Orbital Radii
Current Institution: G-Research
Personal Website: http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/hb295/
Dr. Paul Bushby
Dr. Paul Bushby
PhD Thesis: Nonlinear Dynamos in Stars
Current Institution: Newcastle University
Personal Website: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/maths/staff/profile/paul.bushby
Dr. Cara Donnelly
Dr. Cara Donnelly
PhD Thesis: Shearing Waves and the Accretion Disc Dynamo
Current Institution: (Software development)
Personal Website: http://toadworld.co.uk
Dr. Barbara Ferreira
Dr. Barbara Ferreira
Research Interests:
Accretion discs around black holes
PhD Thesis: Variability of black-hole accretion discs: a theoretical study
Current Institution: European Geosciences Union
Dr. Tobias Heinemann
Dr. Tobias Heinemann
PhD Thesis: The dynamics of spiral density waves in turbulent accretion discs
Current Institution: NBI, Copenhagen
Personal Website: http://www.tobias-heinemann.me/
Dr. Min-Kai Lin
Dr. Min-Kai Lin
Research Interests:
Planetary migration driven by co-orbital flows, migration in self-gravitating discs.
PhD Thesis: Dynamical instabilities in disc-planet interactions
Current Institution: ASIAA, National Taiwan University
Personal Website: https://www.asiaa.sinica.edu.tw/people/cv.php?i=mklin
Dr. Peter Mann
Research Interests:
Mean field dynamos based on sunspots emergent from the solar tachocline.
PhD Thesis: Nonlinear flux transport dynamos
Current Institution: (not recorded)
Dr. Joel Miller
Dr. Joel Miller
PhD Thesis: Shear-flow Instabilities in Viscoelastic Fluids
Current Institution: Monash University
Personal Website: http://scholar.harvard.edu/joelmiller
Vanessa Polito
Vanessa Polito
Current Institution: CfA, Harvard University
Dr. Claire Postlethwaite
Dr. Claire Postlethwaite
Current Institution: University of Auckland
Personal Website: http://www.math.auckland.ac.nz/~claire/index.html
Dr. Anna Railton
Dr. Anna Railton
PhD Thesis: The Structure and Stability of Vortices in Astrophysical Discs
Current Institution: Smith Institute
Personal Website: http://www.smithinst.co.uk/people/mathematicians/#anna-railton
Dr. Hanno Rein
Dr. Hanno Rein
Research Interests:
I am interested in planet formation, accretion discs, turbulence and numerics.
PhD Thesis: The effects of stochastic forces on the evolution of planetary systems and Saturn's rings
Current Institution: University of Toronto, Scarborough
Personal Website: http://www.astro.utoronto.ca/~rein/
Dr. Katy Richardson
Dr. Katy Richardson
Research Interests:
My research is on fluctuations in mean field dynamos, I am also interested in Sunspots and the Solar dynamo.
Current Institution: The Met Office
Dr. Mark Rosin
Dr. Mark Rosin
Research Interests:
I work on weakly magnetised plasmas, specifically on how instabilities in these plasmas affect the transport properties in galaxy clusters.
PhD Thesis: Instabilities and transport in magnetized plasmas
Current Institution: Pratt Institute
Personal Website: https://www.pratt.edu/faculty_and_staff/bio/?id=mrosin
Johnathan Ross
Johnathan Ross
E-mail: jpjr2 (at) cam.ac.uk
Dr. Neil Roxburgh
Current Institution: UBS, London
Dr. Jennifer Siggers
Dr. Jennifer Siggers
Current Institution: Imperial College London
Personal Website: http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/people/j.siggers
Dr. Stephen Thomson
Dr. Stephen Thomson
PhD Thesis: A New Model of Jupiter's Jet Streams and the Effects of Moist Convection
Current Institution: University of Exeter
Personal Website: http://emps.exeter.ac.uk/mathematics/staff/sit204
Dr. Mike Tildesley
Dr. Mike Tildesley
Current Institution: University of Warwick
Personal Website: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/maths/people/staff/michael_tildesley/
Dr. Tsung-Lung Long Tsai
Current Institution: National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan
Riccardo Vanon
Riccardo Vanon
Current Institution: University of Sheffield
Dr. Toby Wood
Dr. Toby Wood
PhD Thesis: The solar tachocline: a self-consistent model of magnetic confinement
Current Institution: Newcastle University
Personal Website: https://www.staff.ncl.ac.uk/toby.wood/