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Professor Felix Aharonian

Name: Felix Aharonian

Title(s): Professor

Email: Felix.Aharonian@dias.ie

Phone: +353 1 662 1333 ext 317

Address: Astronomy & Astrophysics Section, 31 Fitzwilliam Place Dublin 2, Ireland



Research Interests

High Energy Phenomena in the Universe.

Biographical Sketch

Felix Aharonian graduated from Moscow Engineering-Physics Institute in Nuclear and Particle Physics in 1975. He obtained his PhD degree in the same Institute in 1979. He then worked in the Yerevan Physics Institute (Armenia/USSR) from 1979 to 1991, in the Enrico Fermi Institute of the University of Chicago (USA) from 1991 to 1992, in the Max Planck Institut fuer Kernphysik (MPIK) in Heidelberg (Germany) from 1992 to 2006. In 2006 he was appointed as Professor of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Section of the School of Cosmic Physics. In parallel, he leads the High Energy Astrophysics Theory Group of MPIK/Heidelberg with a status of External Member of the Institute.

Selected Publications


@DIAS_Dublin @dias_astronomy Updated Programme with confirmed invited lecturers for the #DIASDublin Summer School in High-Energy Astrophysics dias.ie/cappa/SummerSc… @dias_astronomy @DIAS_Dublin Retweeted by DIAS Astrophysics

We're very proud here at #DIASDublin that Schrodinger was the first ever Director of the School of Theoretical Physics. Retweeted by DIAS Astrophysics

Mon 26/2/18 to Fri 2/3/18 : Transition Year Science Week at Dunsink Observatory @DunsinkObs @dias_astronomy TY Week will use @nemetodemeteor project funded by @scienceirel dunsink.dias.ie/ty-week/ Retweeted by DIAS Astrophysics

Registration now open for #DIASDublin Summer School in High-Energy Astrophysics. Organised by the Centre for Astroparticle Physics & Astrophysics (CAPPA), part of #DIASDublin @dias_astronomy Full details here : bit.ly/2nnQfOG Retweeted by DIAS Astrophysics