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Mr Aswin Payyoor Vijayan

Post:Doctoral Tutor (Physics and Astronomy)
Other posts:Research student (Physics and Astronomy)
 Research Student (Astronomy Centre)
Location:PEVENSEY 3 4C2
Email:A.Payyoor-Vijayan@sussex.ac.uk

Telephone numbers
Internal:3433
UK:01273 873433
International:+44 1273 873433
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Biography

I was born in Thrissur, the cultural capital of Kerala, a state in the southern part of India. I completed my undergraduate degree in Engineering Physics at the National Institute of Technology, Calicut in India. After realising that my real passion was to work in the field astrophysics, I decided to pursue a masters in Astronomy at the Universteit Leiden, The Netherlands. During my masters I worked with Dr. Jacqueline Hodge on ALMA data on the ALESS field as well as with Dr. Camila A. Correa, a postdoc in Prof. Joop Schaye's group on the OWLS simulation suite.

Role

PhD student, working with Prof. Peter A. Thomas and Dr. Stephen Wilkins studying the epoch of reionisation

Qualifications

MSc Astronomy and Cosmology, Leiden University, The Netherlands

B.Tech Engineering Physics, National Institute of Technology Calicut, India