Zlochower, Yosef

Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences (SMS), Program Faculty in Astrophysical Sciences and Technology (AST), College of Science (COS)
Physics, University of Pittsburgh
(585) 475-6103
(585) 475-7340
Numerical Relativity
Relativistic Astrophysics
Black Hole Physics

RIT associate professor Yosef Zlochower received his PhD from the University of Pittsburgh in 2002, and has spent the past decade studying numerical evolutions of black-hole spacetimes. His work has mainly focused on numerical evolutions of multiple black hole spacetimes. He was one of the principle developers of the breakthrough "moving punctures" approach for evolving multiple black holes in full numerical relativity. He has since spent his time studying black hole dynamics, including recoils, spin and orbital precession, spin flips, and generating waveform templates for LIGO data analysis. He was also one of the developers of the implementation of the Pitt Null Code within the EinsteinToolkit. This includes a highly accurate code to calculate gravitational waveforms using Cauchy-Characteristic extraction techniques.

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