Gravitational Wave Astrophysics

Goals

To work with the Numerical Relativity and LIGO groups at Georgia Tech in simulations and data analysis of sources of gravitational waves such as the merger of black holes and/or neutron stars.

Issues Involved or Addressed

Numerical simulations of compact object mergers; Signal data analysis; Data visualization; High performance computing.

Methods and Technologies

  • High Performance Computing
  • Distributed Systems
  • Social Networks
  • Cloud Computing
  • Multi-Media Web Applications
  • Databases
  • 3D Visualization
  • Graphics
  • User Interface Design

Academic Majors of Interest

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Computational Science and Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Preferred Interests and Preparation

Meeting Schedule & Location

Time: 

1:55-2:45

Day: 

Fri

Location: 

Boggs 1-90 ViZLab

Team Advisors

Deirdre Shoemaker
Pablo Laguna

Sponsor(s)