Research

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sgra4Research Interests

* active galactic nuclei
* black hole/neutron stars accretion disc
* inviscid/viscous disc instability
* high-energy particle acceleration
* Gamma Ray Bursts (GRBs) formation rate
* galaxy formation and evolution
* cosmology & dark matter

RESEARCH MENTORSHIP:

7) Nathan Gaby & Michael LaRosa; Spring 2017-current; Physics & Engineering major @ Berry College
Research Title: Solar Energy for a Brighter Future

6) Cecilia Ratke; Spring 2017-current; Art & Physics major @ Berry College
Research Title: The Hubble Constant and its Effect on the Measured LGRB Redshift Distribution

5) Elizabeth Edge & William Newman; Fall 2015-current; Physics & Engineering major @ Berry College
Research Title: Standing Shock Instability in Advection-Dominated Accretion Flows: Parameter Search

4) Vedant Mehta, Elizabeth Edge & Kelli Little; Fall 2015-2017; Physics & Engineering major @ Berry College
Research Title: Accretion onto Neutron Stars through MHD First-Order Approximation Perspective

3) Vedant Mehta; 2014-2016; Physics & Engineering major @ Berry College
Research Title: Revisiting the Redshift Distribution of Gamma-Ray Bursts in the SWIFT ERA and Jet Opening Angles
Research Title: Solar Energy in Rome, GA: A Case Study

2) Joy Putney; 2011-2012; Physics & Engineering major @ Governor’s School for Science & Technology
Research Title: Estimating the Mass Accretion Rates and Initial Jet Radii of 19 Fermi Blazars

Summer 2013-current; major: Physics & Engineering @ Washington & Lee
Research Title: Standing Shock Instability in Advection-Dominated Accretion Flows

1) Cassie Brown; Fall 2011–present; major: Physics & Engineering
Research Title: A Correlation Study between Jets Powers, Mass Accretion Rates, and Initial Jet Radii of 14 Low-Power Radio-Loud AGNs

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