Professor Armitage’s research concentrates on theoretical and computational astrophysics, focusing on planet formation, extrasolar planetary science, astrophysical accretion, and black hole astrophysics.
computational astrophysics, planet formation, black hole astrophysics
ASTR 3830 - Astrophysics 2 - Galactic and Extragalactic
The second semester of a year-long introduction to astrophysical processes. The physical processes developed in ASTR 3730 are applied to topics in extragalactic astronomy, including galaxies, supermassive black holes, galaxy clusters and cosmology. Elective for APS major and minor.
ASTR 6000 - Seminar in Astrophysics
Studies current research and research literature on an astrophysical topic. Students and faculty give presentations. Subjects vary each semester. May be repeated for a total of 4 credit hours to meet candidacy requirements.