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Timothy Pennucci

research associate

PhD (University of Virginia, 2015)

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I studied astrophysics at Columbia University in NYC, and then did my graduate work with Scott Ransom and Paul Demorest at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. For the 2015-2016 academic year, I was a Frontiers of Science fellow at Columbia and taught first-year undergraduates.

I am a member of the North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves (NANOGrav;, which is a pulsar timing array experiment. We seek to make direct detections of gravitational waves by the long-term monitoring of stable millisecond pulsars.

Besides gravitational wave detection and astrophysics with pulsar timing arrays, my research interests fall under the broad category of pulsar-related and pulsar-enabled astrophysics.


Publications in NASA ADS

Selected publications of the last five years:

[1] Arzoumanian, Z., et al. (2016), The NANOGrav Nine-year Data Set: Limits on the Isotropic Stochastic Gravitational Wave Background, ApJ, 821, 13

[2] Arzoumanian, Z., et al. (2015), The NANOGrav Nine-year Data Set: Observations, Arrival Time Measurements, and Analysis of 37 Millisecond Pulsars, ApJ, 813, 65

[3] Pennucci, T. T., et al. (2015), Simultaneous Multi-band Radio and X-Ray Observations of the Galactic Center Magnetar SGR 1745-2900, ApJ, 808, 81

[4] Bilous, A., et al. (2015), A Broadband Radio Study of the Average Profile and Giant Pulses from PSR B1821-24A, ApJ, 803, 83

[5] Pennucci, T. T., et al. (2014), Elementary Wideband Timing of Radio Pulsars, ApJ, 790, 93