ABOUT ME

I'm an Associate Research Scientist at Center for Computational Astrophysics, Flatiron Institute in NYC. I investigate how relativistic magnetospheres of compact objects produce non-thermal electromagnetic radiation. Significant part of the work is devoted to building new numerical methods to simulate extreme plasmas conditions near black holes and neutron stars. Click on the Research tab to learn more about my pulsar research. I'm also working on constructing quantitative models of boundary layers accretion disks around neutron stars and white dwarfs. Recently, I've became interested in understanding progenitors and emission mechanisms of  Fast Radio Bursts.

EDUCATION

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Neutron stars

Rotation-powered pulsars: structure of the magnetosphere, particle acceleration, physics of magnetic reconnection, origin of non-thermal radiation, radio wave propagation in the magnetosphere, pulsar evolution. Magnetars: origin of persistent X-ray emission, physics of giant flares

2012 - 2017

Princeton University

PhD in Astrophysical Sciences

Black holes

Particle acceleration in jets, origin of plasma in black hole magnetospheres 

2006 - 2012

Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

BS and MS in theoretical physics

Accretion disks around neutron stars and white dwarfs

Angular momentum transport in boundary and spreading layers, polar column structure, meridional circulation

Progenitors and emission mechanism of Fast Radio Bursts

2017 - 2018

University of California, Berkeley

Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow

2018 - present

CCA, Flatiron Institute

Associate Research Scientist

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