Dr. Nicholas Roy MacDonald has just joined us as an Assistant professor. Dr. MacDonald received a Ph.D. in Astrophysics from Boston University. He was a postdoctoral researcher and staff scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, Bonn, Germany. His research focuses on the study of extragalactic jets. He has been involved in theoretical, observational, and numerical studies of the physics of jet propagation and emission from kilo-parsec to sub-parsec scales.
He is a member of the following scientific collaborations:
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration
Polarimetric Monitoring of AGN at mm-Wavelengths (POLAMI) Program
MPIfR Radio Astronomy/VLBI Group
Boston University Blazar Group