Bortolas Elisa


Numero di telefono

0498923534

Indirìzzo mail istituzionale

elisa.bortola(at)studenti.unipd.it
elisa.bortolas(at)oapd.inaf.it

Postazione:

Casa del Monizioniere, 1st Floor, INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova

Interessi:

Hydrodynamical simulations of clustered star formation

Dynamics of supermassive black hole binaries

N-body simulations of collisional dynamics


Titolo della tesi:

Hydrodynamical simulations of clustered star formation

Supervisor: 

Dr Michela Mapelli, INAF-OAPd

Co-supervisor:

Dr Alessia Gualandris, University of Surrey

Short CV

Education

Nov 2013 - Sept 2015: postgraduate student, Physics Department, University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy). 

Master degree in Astrophysics and Space Physics, mark 110/110 cum laude. 

Thesis: "Dynamics of Massive Black Hole Binaries in Galactic Merger Remnants", internal supervisor: Dr Massimo Dotti, external supervisor: Dr Alessia Gualandris

Sept 2010 - Oct 2013: undergraduate student, Physics Department, University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy). 

Bachelor degree in Physics, mark 110/110 cum laude. 

Thesis: "Analysis of a sample of mega-maser hosting galaxies", supervisor: Dr Massimo Dotti

Student Exchange Programs

Jan 2015 - Jul 2015: Erasmus+ Traineeship Program

Astrophysics Group, University of Surrey, Guildford (UK); supervisor: Dr Alessia Gualandris

I performed direct summation N-body simulations of stellar systems on special purpose Graphic Processing Units (GPUs) to study the evolution of massive black hole binaries originated in galactic mergers.

Supervision of students

Co-supervisor of one undergraduate student at University of Milano Bicocca, 2015

IT experience

Operating System: Linux/Unix, Windows

Programming System: C, C++, bash scripting 

N-body Codes: HiGPUs, phiGRAPE, RAMSES (beginner)

Science-related softwares/packages: ROOT, IRAF, SPLASH

Plotting packages: gnuplot, Supermongo

Other programs: Microsoft Office package

Experience in GPU computing