Prof. Justin Read completed his PhD in theoretical astrophysics at Cambridge University, UK in 2004. After a two-year postdoctoral research position, also in Cambridge, he moved to the University of Zürich to join the computational science group. In 2009, he joined the University of Leicester as a lecturer in theoretical astrophysics, and in October 2010 he was awarded an SNF assistant professorship at the ETH Zürich. In April 2013, he took up a full Chair at the University of Surrey, UK. He was recently awarded the MERAC Prize by the European Astronomical Society for his high impact research in computational astrophysics and cosmology.
For a full list of publications (freely available for download), see: arXiv.org.
- justinread.net | Personal homepage.
- Astrophysics group pages | University of Surrey Astrophysics pages.
I am module coordinator for the Physics with Astronomy degree programme; I also teach:
- PHY2071 :: Introduction to Astronomy (FHEQ level 5);
- Year 1 Small Group Tutorials;
- Year 1 Computer Labs.
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