Frazer Pearce Dr Frazer Pearce [The University of Nottingham]

Contact Details:
Address: School of Physics and Astronomy
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD
Office: B103 CCAPT

Phone: +44 115 951 5160

Fax: +44 115 951 5180


About Me:

I was an undergraduate at Newcastle University, where I studied Theoretical Physics before moving to the University of Sussex in 1989 to complete a D.Phil in astrophysics supervised by Prof Peter Thomas. After a period of postdoctoral research in Sussex I became the PDRA for the Virgo Consortium, an international group specialising in computer simulations of the Universe. In 1997 I moved to the University of Durham as a rolling grant PDRA before being awarded a PPARC advanced fellowship at the University of Nottingham in 2001. After completing my AF I took up a lectureship in Nottingham and was promoted to a readership in 2006.


Course webpages for;

Hydra Consortium Virgo Consortium Dark matter sims

HPC User meeting, 13th-14th January 2010.

I specialise in the theory of the formation of structure in the Universe, being particularly interested in  modelling the evolution of clusters of galaxies using some of the worlds largest parallel supercomputers. Additionally I have interests in the X-ray emission from clusters and the feedback of energy due to supernovae explosions.

Refereed publications, ordered by citation count.

Top 1000 most cited refereed papers on ADS : Top 500 most cited non-refereed works on ADS


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