I am an ARC Future Fellow in the Research School of Astrophysics & Astronomy at Mount Stromlo Observatory in Canberra, Australia.

stellar yields and model data (Karakas & Lattanzio 2007, PASA)
AGB model data
AGB stellar yields

Previous work experience:

From 2009 to 2011: I was a Stromlo Fellow, based at based at Mount Stromlo Observatory.
From 2006 to 2009: I was an ARC funded Postdoctoral Fellow based at Mount Stromlo Observatory.
From 2003 to 2006: in Canada, two years at Saint Mary's Unviersity in Halifax, and a year at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.
3 months in 2007 as a visiting scholar at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory, visiting Drs. Ken Nollett and Jim Truran.

I was awarded my PhD thesis in computational astrophysics in January 2004 under the supervision of Prof. John Lattanzio.
My thesis is available in electronic form in either gzipped postscript or pdf format


Upcoming 2012 Conferences:
Nuclei in the Cosmos, Cairns, Australia, August 2012

Some of the topics I am interested in:
The evolution and nucleosynthesis of AGB stars
The effect of reaction rate uncertainties on stellar nucleosynthesis
Abundances in planetary nebulae and globular clusters
The AGB contribution to the chemical evolution of galaxies & globular clusters
Pre-solar grains extracted from meteorites
Barium stars and related chemically-peculiar stellar systems
Circumbinary disks around evolved stars and wind accretion

Papers: my papers on ADS

astro links:
Table of the nuclides
NACRE
OPAL opacities
nuclear astrophysics reaction rates
REACLIB reaction rate plotter (requires java)
NASA ADS abstract server
astro-ph preprint server

computing links:
NCI National Facility
pgplot





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