Devin Silvia

  • Aug 19, 2017
  • Research Associates

Research Associate (NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellow)
Astronomy & Astrophysics
Biomedical-Physical Sciences Bldg.
567 Wilson Rd., Room 3248
(517) 884-5622

dsilvia@msu.edu
http://www.devinsilvia.com/

 

Education:
2013: Ph.D., Astrophysical & Planetary Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder
2010: M.S., Astrophysical & Planetary Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder

Selected Publications

“Numerical Simulations of Supernova Dust Destruction. II. Metal-Enriched Ejecta Knots”, Silvia, D. W., Smith, B. D., & Shull, J. M., ApJ, 748, 12 [2011]

“Numerical Simulations of Supernova Dust Destruction. I. Cloud-crushing and Post-processed Grain Sputtering”, Silvia, D. W., Smith, B. D., & Shull, J. M., ApJ, 715, 1575 [2010]

“Extending the Model of KH 15D: Estimating the Effects of Forward Scattering and Curvature of the Occulting Ring Edge”, Silvia, D. W. & Agol, E., ApJ, 681, 1377 [2008]

Professional Activities & Interests / Biographical Information

Dr. Silvia joined Dr. O'Shea's research group in the Astronomy & Astrophysics group and the Joint Institue for Nuclear Astrophysics (JINA) in August 2013. His research interests include:

  • non-equilibrium ionization chemistry
  • intergalactic & circumgalactic medium
  • galactic chemical evolution
  • cosmological hydrodynamics