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Personal Information

Prefix/Title

Dr.

First Name

Marcelo

Last Name

Ponce Castro

Bio

Marcelo obtained his PhD in Astrophysics from the Rochester Institute of Technology, as a member of the Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation. His research expertise focuses in the area of Computational Astrophysics, more specifically Numerical Relativity, i.e. solving Einstein’s equations of General Relativity numerically, using supercomputers to simulate extreme scenarios, such as, multiple black holes and binary neutron star mergers.

Website

https://www.scinethpc.ca/staff/

Academic Appointment Information

Academic Rank

N/A

Membership Type

Associate Member Restricted to Teaching

Academic Department

N/A

Research Interests

Keywords

Computational Astrophysics, Scientific Visualization, Scientific Computing, Complex Networks Dynamics, BioInformatics