Donald Q. Lamb
Department Chair: 1988-1991
Education: BS 1967 (Physics and Mathematics); MS 1969 (Physics) Liverpool; PhD 1974 (Physics) Rochester
Phone: (773) 702-7194
Location: ERC 551
Affiliations: Director, Flash Center for Computational Science
X-ray bursts, gamma-ray bursts, Type Ia supernovae, and galaxy clusters, statistical methods based on Bayesian inference.
Publications: ADS | arXiv | inSPIRE
Lamb's research has covered a wide range of topics in high-energy astrophysics, including the properties of cold and hot dense matter; the structure and evolution of white dwarfs and neutron stars; X-ray emission from compact stars, especially magnetic white dwarfs; and the physics of radiation transfer in super-strong magnetic fields.
Past Graduate Students: Benedikt Diemer (2015, Astronomy and Astrophysics); John Zuhone (2009, Astronomy and Astrophysics); Daniel E. Reichart (2000, Astronomy and Astrophysics); Shanqun Zhan (1998, Astronomy and Astrophysics)
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