Philip Mansfield
Graduate Student, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics

Location: ERC 416

Scientific Advisors: Dan Hooper, Andrey V. Kravtsov

Large scale structure, galaxy formation, numerical physics, algorithm design and optimization
Publications: ADS | arXiv
My current research involves identifying and categorizing a subtle feature called the ''splashback radius'' in dark matter halos. This feature shows up in the outer profile of halos and is caused by particles on their first orbit of the halo.

Department Committees
Past Department Committees:
  • Undergraduate Committee: 2015 - 2016