Prof. Kirpal Nandra

Visiting Professor

k.nandra@ null imperial.ac.uk

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Imperial College London, Astrophysics, Blackett Laboratory, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2AZ, UK

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BRIEF BIOGRAPHY

I am a Visting Professor of Astrophysics at Imperial College London. My research is mostly focussed on the astrophysics of Black Holes, including effects close to the Event Horizon, and their influence on the wider universe, particulary Galaxy Evolution. Much of my work involves the use of X-ray telescopes such as the Chandra and XMM-Newton observatories. I am also involved in the definition of the next generation of X-ray observatories, in particular the International X-ray Observatory (IXO).

 

Research Interests

  • X-ray Astronomy

  • Active Galactic Nuclei

  • Deep Surveys

Publications

MAJOR PROJECTS

AEGIS, including AEGIS-X, the Chandra deep survey of the AEGIS field

IXO, The International X-ray Observatory