Prof. Avery Meiksin

Position:
Personal Chair in Theoretical and Computational Physics
Research Theme:
Astronomy
Institution:
Edinburgh
Email address:
a.meiksin@ed.ac.uk
Website:
http://www.roe.ac.uk/~aam/
Telephone number:
+44 (0)131 668 8355
Address:
Institute for Astronomy, Royal Observatory, Blackford Hill, Edinburgh, EH9 3HJ, United Kingdom

Research interests

  • Cosmology
  • Intergalactic medium
  • Galaxy formation
  • Computational methods in astrophysics

Details at: http://www.roe.ac.uk/~aam/research.html

Teaching

  • Computational Astrophysics
  • Advanced Cosmology
  • Introductory Fields and Waves
  • MSc projects
  • Undergraduate projects

Research outputs

  1. Galactic wind X-ray heating of the intergalactic medium during the Epoch of Reionization DOI
    Avery Meiksin, Sadegh Khochfar, Jan-pieter Paardekooper, Claudio Dalla Vecchia and Saul Kohn, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (2017)
  2. The concerted impact of galaxies and QSOs on the ionization and thermal state of the intergalactic medium DOI
    Koki Kakiichi, Luca Graziani, Benedetta Ciardi, Avery Meiksin, Michele Compostella, Marius B. Eide and Saleem Zaroubi, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 468, 3 , p. 3718-3736 (2017)
  3. The Neutral Hydrogen Cosmological Mass Density at z = 5 DOI
    Neil H. M. Crighton, Michael T. Murphy, J. Xavier Prochaska, Gábor Worseck, Marc Rafelski, George D. Becker, Sara L. Ellison, Michele Fumagalli, Sebastian Lopez, Avery Meiksin et al., p. 309-314 (2017)
  4. Gas around galaxy haloes - III: hydrogen absorption signatures around galaxies and QSOs in the Sherwood simulation suite DOI
    Avery Meiksin, James S. Bolton and Ewald Puchwein, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 468, 2 , p. 1893-1901 (2017)
  5. The Sherwood simulation suite: overview and data comparisons with the Lyman α forest at redshifts 2 ≤ z ≤ 5 DOI
    James S. Bolton, Ewald Puchwein, Debora Sijacki, Martin G. Haehnelt, Tae-Sun Kim, Avery Meiksin, John A. Regan and Matteo Viel, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 464, 1 , p. 897-914 (2016)
  6. Constraints on galactic wind models DOI
    Avery Meiksin, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (2016)
  7. Gas around galaxy haloes - II. Hydrogen absorption signatures from the environments of galaxies at redshifts 2 <z <3 DOI
    Avery Meiksin, James S. Bolton and Eric R. Tittley, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 453, 1 , p. 899-913 (2015)
  8. The neutral hydrogen cosmological mass density at z = 5 DOI
    Neil H. M. Crighton, Michael T. Murphy, J. Xavier Prochaska, Gábor Worseck, Marc Rafelski, George D. Becker, Sara L. Ellison, Michele Fumagalli, Sebastian Lopez, Avery Meiksin et al., Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 452, p. 217-234 (2015)
  9. Characteristics of He II Proximity Profiles DOI
    Wei Zheng, David Syphers, Avery Meiksin, Gerard A. Kriss, Donald P. Schneider, Donald G. York and Scott F. Anderson, Astrophysical Journal, 806, 1 , p. 142 (2015)
  10. The Lyman-alpha forest in optically-thin hydrodynamical simulations DOI
    Zarija Lukic, Casey W. Stark, Peter Nugent, Martin White, Avery Meiksin and Ann Almgren, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 446, 4 , p. 3697-3724 (2015)
Last updated: 22 Feb 2018 at 21:11