Vasileios Paschalidis

Assistant Professor of Astronomy and Physics

Education: Ph. D., 2008, University of Chicago

Fields of Study: Astrophysics and Cosmology

Research Interests: 

Gravitational physics, gravitational waves, (binary) compact object(s), theoretical (relativistic) astrophysics, black holes, neutron stars, white dwarfs, early universe cosmology

Selected Publications: 

Sun, L., Paschalidis, V., Ruiz, M. & Shapiro, S.L. Magnetorotational Collapse of Supermassive Stars: Black Hole Formation, Gravitational Waves and Jets, Phys. Rev D. 96, 043006 (2017)

Paschalidis V., Ruiz M. & Shapiro S. L. Relativistic simulations of black hole-neutron star coalescence: the jet emerges. ApJ Letters806, L14 (2015)

V. Paschalidis , Z. B. Etienne, S. L. Shapiro. General-relativistic simulations of binary black hole-neutron stars: Precursor electromagnetic signals, Phys. Rev. D 88 , 021504(R) (2013)

Brian D. Farris, Roman Gold, V. Paschalidis , Zachariah B. Etienne, Stuart L. Shapiro, Binary Black-Hole Mergers in Magnetized Disks: Simulations in Full General Relativity, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109 , 221102 (2012)