Nianyi Chen

PhD student in astrophysics @ Carnegie Mellon University


McWilliams Center for Cosmology

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA, USA 15213

I am a PhD student in the Physics Department at Carnegie Mellon University, co-advised by Hy Trac and Tiziana Di Matteo. My PhD research focuses broadly on numerical simulations in astrophysics, mainly on topics related to galaxy formation, super-massive black hole binaries, gravitational waves, and cosmic reionization.

Before joining CMU, I graduated with an B.A. in Physics and Math from the University of Chicago, USA, where I worked with Scott Dodelson on compression algorithms for extracting maximum information from cosmic shear data in the Dark Energy Survey, and with Bradford Benson on comparing mass proxies for galaxy clusters in the South Pole Telescope.

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