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Sahl Rowther

About me

I am a PhD student in the Astronomy and Astrophysics group at the University of Warwick under the supervision of Dr. Farzana Meru.

Research Interests

I am interested in the evolution of a particular class of protoplanetary discs; self-gravitating discs which are young, massive and turbulent. My interests are driven by the following topics:

  • Planet migration in self-gravitating discs.
  • Impact of planet-disc interactions on the structure of self-gravitating discs.
  • The dust dynamics in self-gravitating discs.
  • Warped gravitationally unstable protoplanetary discs
  • Connecting simulations with observed disc features.

To answer these questions I use 3D SPH simulations to explore the evolution of self-gravitating protoplanetary discs. Click any of the following links for more information:


Write to:

Sahl Rowther,
Department of Physics,
University of Warwick,
Coventry CV4 7AL

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