Fausto Cattaneo
Associate Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics

Education: Ph.D University of Cambridge, 1984

Phone: (773) 702 0562
Location: Searle 230
Email: cattaneoflash.uchicago.edu
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Affiliations: Senior Fellow, Computation Institute

Research
Computational astrophysics, solar physics
Publications: ADS | arXiv | inSPIRE

Research Fields:
I am interested in the computational modeling of basic astrophysical processes like the generation of magnetic fields, the transport of angular momentum in accretion discs, or the transport of energy by turbulent convection.

Graduate Students

Past Graduate Students: Krista Martocci (2013)

Teaching Courses
  • [ASTR 30100] Stars: 2014 - 2015 (Autumn)

Past courses:
  • [ASTR 30100] Stars: 2013 - 2014 (Autumn); 2012 - 2013 (Autumn)
  • [ASTR 30500] Radiative Processes in Astrophysics: 2011 - 2012 (Autumn); 2009 - 2010 (Autumn); 2008 - 2009 (Autumn)
  • [ASTR 33000] Computational Physics and Astrophysics: 2007 - 2008 (Winter)
  • [ASTR 43000] Plasma Astrophysics: 2010 - 2011 (Autumn); 2006 - 2007 (Spring)

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