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Jakob Stegmann

Research student, School of Physics and Astronomy

Overview

I am a theoretical astrophysicist investigating the origin of binary black hole mergers that were detected by gravitational waves. In my work, I develop numerical models for the evolution of massive stars to black holes. 


Before I started my PhD in Cardiff, I studied physics at ETH Zurich and the University of Heidelberg at the Master and Bachelor level, respectively. During my studies I was granted an excellence scholarship of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. 

Supervisors

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Dr Fabio Antonini

Lecturer
STFC Ernest Rutherford fellow
Gravity Exploration Institute
Astronomy Group
Cardiff Hub for Astrophysics Research and Technology

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Dr Vivien Raymond

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor)
Gravity Exploration Institute