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Asaf Pe'er
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A few professional details:

I am currently a lecturer in the physics department in UCC.

My research focuses on theoretical high energy astrophysics. My present interests include dynamics and radiation processes in Gamma-ray bursts, X-ray emitting binaries, high energy cosmic rays and tidal disruption events. I work on broad band emission models, relativistic gas dynamics and nuclear processes. Further details can be found in the links above.

Between 2010 - 2012 I was a research associate at the Institute of Theory and Computation which resides in the Harvard Center for Astrophysics (CfA).

Between 2007-2010 I was a Riccardo Giacconi fellow at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI).
Earlier, I was a postdoctoral fellow at the Astronomical Institute "Anton Pannekoek", in the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

Between 1999 -2004 I was a Ph.D. student at the Weizmann Institute of Science .

New! Public lecture talk commemorating 100 years of General Relativity (Nov. 2015)

News! As many already heard, I was awarded the 2017 ERC consolidator grant.

Contact Information

Email: a.peer _AT_ ucc.ie

Department of Physics
University College Cork

Tel: (353)-21-490-2594

FAX: (353)-21-427-6949

in person: Kane, Room 1.01C