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Joshua Faber

Professor

School of Mathematical Sciences
College of Science

585-475-5115
Office Hours
MoTu 2-4pm
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Joshua Faber

Professor

School of Mathematical Sciences
College of Science

Education

BS, State University of New York at Stony Brook; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

585-475-5115

Areas of Expertise

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Journal Paper
Beachley, Ryne J, et al. "Accurate Closed-form Trajectories of Light Around a Kerr Black Hole Using Asymptotic Approximants." Classical and Quantum Gravity 35. 20 (2018): 205009. Print.
Lombardi, James C, William G McInally, and Joshua A Faber. "An Efficient Radiative Cooling Approximation for Use in Hydrodynamic Simulations." Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 447. 1 (2015): 25-35. Print.

In the News

  • April 22, 2020

    simulation of the magnetic field lines from a rotating neutron star.

    NSF funds RIT researchers to develop code for astrophysics and gravitational wave calculations

    The National Science Foundation recently awarded researchers at RIT, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Louisiana State University, Georgia Tech and West Virginia University grants totaling more than $2.3 million to support further development of the Einstein Toolkit, a community-developed code for simulating the collisions of black holes and neutron stars, as well as supernovas and cosmology.