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Summary

I am a computational astrophysicist working at the interface of theory and observations. My work utilises numerical simulations, novel statistical methods and artifical intelligence.

Biography

I joined the University of Portsmouth as a Dennis Sciama postdoctoral fellow in October 2022. Before this I completed a postdoctoral appointment at the University of Hertfordshire with Prof. James Geach, and a JSPS short-term fellowship at the University of Tokyo with Prof. Masami Ouchi.

I completed my Ph.D. at the University of Sussex in July 2019 under the supervision of Prof. Peter Thomas and Prof. Stephen Wilkins.

Research Interests

My research interests span a broad range of topics in galaxy evolution, though I am particularly focused on early galaxy formation in the first billion years after the big bang. This nascent period in the Universe's history is now being probed in unprecedented detail by a number of state of the art observatories, such as the James Webb Space telescope.

I run and analyse large numerical cosmological simulations, creating mock observations of the real Universe to better understand the data, and understand the physical processes driving galaxy transformation. I also employ artifical intelligence techniques, using these to improve the performance of the simulations and reveal new insights.

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D., Exploring the history of star formation in galaxies and its environmental dependence at high redshift, University of Sussex

Sept 2016May 2019

Award Date: 1 Jul 2019

External positions

Visiting research fellow, University of Sussex

Feb 2023 → …

JSPS Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Short-Term), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Apr 2022Jul 2022

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Hertfordshire

1 Aug 201924 Oct 2022

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