Computational Modelling Group

Cosmological evolution of supermassive black holes in the centres of galaxies

4th January 2009
Anna Kapinska

Composite of radio and optical images of Centaurus A, one of the closest to us powerful radio galaxy. The powerful jets expel energy from the vicinity of the central supermassive black hole. Credits: Sterne & Welraum 2008.

Recent articles:

1) `Fundamental parameters of FRII radio galaxies and their impact on groups and clusters' environments' Kapinska A.D., Uttley P. & Kaiser C.R., AN, in press

2) `Fundamental Properties of Fanaroff-Riley II Radio Galaxies via Monte Carlo Simulations'
Kapinska A.D., Uttley P. & Kaiser C.R., MNRAS, 2012, 424, 1028

3) `Birth and Evolution of Radio Galaxies'
Kapinska A.D., Uttley P. & Kaiser C.R., ASPC, 2010, 427, 337

In preparation:

1) `On the FRII Radio Galaxy Impact on the Evolving Universe'
Kapinska A.D. & Uttley P., MNRAS [in preparation]

2) `Low luminosity FRII radio galaxies: do they differ from their powerful cousins?'
Kapinska A.D., Uttley P., Best. P.N. & Maccarone T.J., MNRAS [in preparation]


Physical Systems and Engineering simulation: Astrophysics

Algorithms and computational methods: Monte Carlo

Programming languages and libraries: C, Python

Computational platforms: Iridis, Linux

Transdisciplinary tags: HPC, Scientific Computing