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Patrick Dean Mullen

Astronomy

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Specializations

  • Computational Astrophysics
  • Planet/Moon Formation

Research Description

Patrick is interested in the Giant Impact that led to the formation of our moon nearly 4.5 billion years ago. Using cutting edge techniques and resources in computational astrophysics, his research aims to simulate this catastrophic collision and study the resulting disk of debris from which our Moon accreted.

Education

  • B.S. Physics, University of Georgia, 2016

Distinctions / Awards

  • List of Teachers Ranked as Outstanding (TA) - Fall 2016

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