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Research interests

I work on theory and computation in high-energy astrophysics, connecting models to astrophysical data as directly as possible. Most of my work has concentrated on gamma-ray bursts, cosmic explosions caused by colliding neutron stars or imploding extremely massive stars. In particular, I study the properties of the relativistic outflows that these explosions generate and how to understand their broadband radiation from radio to gamma rays. The methods employed by myself and my collaborators range from parallel relativistic hydrodynamics simulations to Bayesian statistics of model fitting to data.

Further research interests include related topics such as blazars, stellar tidal disruption events and microquasars.

Teaching interests

I am involved in teaching of a number of computational (astro-)physics units and astrophysics theory units. These include programming in C, Computational Astrophysics, Fluid Dynamics in Physics and Astrophysics and high-energy astrophysics. I supervise bachelor and master students on a regular basis for their projects.

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ALMA Detection of a Linearly Polarized Reverse Shock in GRB 190114C

Laskar, T., Alexander, K. D., Gill, R., Granot, J., Berger, E., Mundell, C., Duran, R. B., Bolmer, J., Duffell, P. C., Van Eerten, H., Fong, W., Kobayashi, S., Margutti, R. & Schady, P., 13 Jun 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 878, 1, L26.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

A long-lived neutron star merger remnant in GW170817: constraints and clues from X-ray observations

Piro, L., Zhang, B., Troja, E., Ryan, G., Van Eerten, H., Ricci, R., Wieringa, M. H., Tiengo, A., Butler, N., Cenko, S. B., Fox, O. D., Khandrika, H. G., Novara, G. & Sakamoto, T., 1 Feb 2019, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 483, 2, p. 1912-1921 10 p.

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42 Citations (Scopus)
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A multiwavelength analysis of a collection of short-duration GRBs observed between 2012 and 2015

Pandey, S. B., Hu, Y., Castro-Tirado, A. J., Pozanenko, A. S., Sanchez-Ramirez, R., Gorosabel, J., Guziy, S., Jelinek, M., Jeong, S., Oates, S. R., Zhang, B-B., Mazaeva, E. D., Volnova, A. A., Minaev, P. Y., Van Eerten, H., Caballero-Garcia, M. D., Perez-Ramirez, D., Bremer, M., Winters, J-M., Park, I. H. & 53 others, Nicuesa Guelbenzu, A., Klose, S., Moskvitin, A., Sokolov, V. V., Sonbas, E., Ayala, A., Cepa, J., Butler, N., Troja, E., Chernenko, A. M., Molkov, S. V., Volvach, A. E., Inasaridze, R. Y., Egamberdiyev, S. A., Burkhonov, O., Reva, I. V., Polyakov, K. A., Matkin, A. A., Ivanov, A. L., Molotov, I., Guver, T., Watson, A. M., Kutyrev, A., Lee, W. H., Fox, O., Littlejohns, O., Cucchiara, A., Gonzalez, J., Richer, M. G., Roman-Zuniga, C. G., Tanvir, N. R., Bloom, J. S., Prochaska, J. X., Gehrels, N., Moseley, H., de Diego, J. A., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Klunko, E. V., Fan, Y., Zhao, X., Bai, J., Wang, C., Xin, Y., Cui, C., Tungalag, N., Peng, Z-K., Kumar, A., Gupta, R., Aryan, A., Kumar, B., Volvach, L. N., Lamb, G. P. & Valeev, A. F., 1 Jun 2019, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 485, 4, p. 5294-5318 25 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

A Reverse Shock in GRB 181201A

Laskar, T., van Eerten, H. J., Schady, P., Mundell, C. G., Alexander, K. D., Duran, R. B., Berger, E., Bolmer, J., Chornock, R., Coppejans, D. L., Fong, W. F., Gomboc, A., Jordana-Mitjans, N., Kobayashi, S., Margutti, R., Menten, K. M., Sari, RE., Yamazaki, R., Lipunov, V. M., Gorbovskoy, E. & 9 others, Kornilov, V. G., Tyurina, N., Zimnukhov, D., Podesta, R., Levato, H., Buckley, D. A. H., Tlatov, A., Rebolo, R. & Serra-Ricart, M., 17 Oct 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal. 884, 2, 121.

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2 Citations (Scopus)