Arieh Konigl
Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics; Enrico Fermi Institute; and the College

Education: BA 1975 (Physics) UC Berkeley; MS 1978, PhD 1980 (Physics) Caltech

Phone: (773) 702-7968
Location: TAAC 35
Email: ariehjets.uchicago.edu

Research
Publications: ADS | arXiv | inSPIRE

Research Fields:
Konigl's research focuses on theoretical high-energy astrophysics and star formation. A basic theme of this research is the physics of accretion and outflow phenomena in compact astronomical objects, with an emphasis on the role of magnetic fields in mediating accretion and launching jets. The semi-analytic and numerical work is guided by, and applied to, observations of gamma-ray bursts, active galactic nuclei, newly formed stars, and protoplanetary systems.

Graduate Students
Past Graduate Students: Alissa Bans (2013); Seth Teitler (2010); John Everett (2003)

Teaching Courses
Past courses:
  • [ASTR 24100] The Physics of Stars and Stellar Systems: 2013 - 2014 (Autumn)
  • [ASTR 31500] Dynamics I (Fluids): 2013 - 2014 (Winter); 2007 - 2008 (Spring); 2005 - 2006 (Winter)
  • [ASTR 31600] Dynamics of Particles: 2012 - 2013 (Winter); 2010 - 2011 (Winter); 2008 - 2009 (Autumn); 2004 - 2005 (Autumn)
  • [ASTR 32000] Relativistic Astrophysics: 2012 - 2013 (Autumn); 2010 - 2011 (Autumn); 2008 - 2009 (Winter); 2006 - 2007 (Winter); 2004 - 2005 (Winter)
  • [ASTR 45800] Exoplanets: 2011 - 2012 (Winter)
  • [ASTR 4xx00] Exoplanets: 2011 - 2012 (Winter)

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