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Prof Jonathan Rawlings
Room 401, 4th floor Lewis's Building
Dept. Physics and Astronomy, UCL, Gower Street
London
WC1E 6BT
Tel: 020 3549 5816
Appointment
  • Professor of Astrophysics
  • Dept of Physics & Astronomy
  • Faculty of Maths & Physical Sciences
Biography

I was an undergraduate at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge where I gained a BA in Natural Sciences (Physics) in 1982. I obtained an MSc in Astronomy from the University of Sussex in 1983 and a PhD in Molecular Astrophysics from UMIST in 1986. I spent a further three years at UMIST as a SERC Postdoctoral Research Assistant (1986-89) and was a Research Assistant at the Max Planck Institute, Munich, in 1990. I then held a SERC Research Fellowship at Oxford (1990-2) before returning to UMIST as a Research Associate/Temporary Lecturer (1992-4). I took up a Lectureship at UCL in 1994, was promoted to Reader in 2001 and Professor in 2006. I have served on several PPARC/IAU/RSC committees etc.

Research Groups
Research Summary

My research interests cover a wide range of theoretical and observational topics in molecular astrophysics, but are largely centred on the study of stellar outflows and protostellar inflows. Major areas of activity include: molecule and dust formation (and evolution) in the ejecta of novae and other strongly irradiated circumstellar environments, the chemistry of excited state atomic/molecular species, and low mass star-forming regions, with a special interest in the earliest stages of protostellar infall.

Academic Background
1986 PhD Doctor of Philosophy – Molecular Astrophysics University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology
1983 MSc Master of Science – Astronomy University of Sussex
1982 MA Master of Arts (Hons) – Theoretical Physics University of Cambridge
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