ASIAA Summer Students Program
ASIAA Summer Student Program 2022
July 1 - August 31

2022 Project Description

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Developing Numerical Tools for Star Forming Processes
This project can be carried out remotely.

Keywords:
CHARMS
Modeling
Numerical simulations
Star Formation

Supervisors

Hsien Shang
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Task Description and Goals

Astronomical phenomena have intrigued people for thousands of years and have motivated students and researchers to investigate the underlying astrophysical mechanisms. With the recent advances in observational techniques and computing capabilities, astrophysical research has reached an unprecedented era to investigate detailed mechanisms in high spatial and temporal resolution. We study young stellar objects and their formation processes using theoretical, computational, and observational methods.

For more details, please visit our group site: CHARMS Group Page

We look for highly-motivated students who show strong interests in learning numerical methods and tools, code development techniques, and their applications to star formation problems under investigation. They will have hands-on experience in code development, numerical simulation or modeling.

Required Background

Good knowledge of a programming language, such as Python, Fortran, C, or C++. Fluency in English communication Knowledge of plotting or interactive visualization software Background in college-level physics, applied mathematics, or numerical methods

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