Why Does the Universe Look the Way It Does?
I am a theoretical astrophysicist who uses supercomputer simulations to study how the visible Universe evolves from the Big Bang until today.
My scientific interests include:
Galaxy Formation and Evolution
Circum-Galactic and Intergalactic Gas
Supermassive Black Holes
The Epoch of Reionization
The Cosmic Web
Dark Matter and Dark Energy
Movie by D. Narayanan
View of a present-day disk galaxy in our recent Simba simulation
Alternate Affiliation: Extraordinary Professor of Physics, University of the Western Cape
Formerly: SARChI Chair in Cosmology at UWC, SAAO, AIMS (2013-2017)
Formerly: Associate Professor of Astronomy, University of Arizona (2003-2013)