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Deputy Faculty Chair

Areas of Research:

Numerical Relativity

Email: llehner@perimeterinstitute.ca

Phone: x6571

University of Waterloo and University of Guelph

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Understanding gravity in strong/highly dynamical regimes. In

particular study of systems able to produce strong gravitational

and electromagnetic signals. Tests of alternative theories of gravity

and how to do so with upcoming gravitational wave detectors.

Understanding gravitating systems in higher dimensional scenarios.

Explorations of AdS/CFT in dynamical settings (quantum quenches and gravity/fluid correspondence)

Understanding of bubble collisions in non-linear regimes.

AdS instability and implications on thermalization.

Turbulence, relativistic hydrodynamics and gravity

With the era of gravitational wave astronomy already started I'm also placing

considerable focus on the development of a framework with which to test

General Relativity through possible subtle effects of possible deviations. As well,

increasing efforts on multimessenger astronomy

- Member of the Scientific Council of the ICTP South American Institute for Fundamental Research (ICTP- SAIFR) 2015-2019.
- 2012-. Department of Physics. University of Guelph. Associate Professor of Physics
- 2011-present. Department of Physics. University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. Adjunct Professor of Physics.
- 2009- present. Department of Physics & Astronomy, Louisiana State University. Adjunct Professor of Physics.
- 2009 - present. Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. Fellow.
- 2009 - 2012. Department of Physics. University of Guelph. Associate Professor of Physics.
- 2009 - present. Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. Associate Faculty.
- 2006-2009. Department of Physics & Astronomy, Louisiana State University. Associate Professor of Physics.
- 2002-2006 Department of Physics & Astronomy, Louisiana State University. Assistant Professor of Physics.

- Buchalter Cosmology Prize, 2015. Third place for the paper Simulating the universe(s): from cosmic bubble collisions to cosmological observables with numerical relativity.
- Fellow of the International Society for General Relativity and Gravitation
- American Physical Society Fellow
- Kavli-National Academy of Sciences Fellow.
- LSU Rainmaker award. Louisiana State University.
- Top 40 under 40. Baton Rouge Business Report.
- Institute of Physics Fellow, UK.
- Phi-Kappa-Phi Non-tenured Faculty Award in Natural Sciences, Louisiana State University,
- Alfred P. Sloan Fellow, Sloan Foundation.
- Nicholas Metropolis Award, American Physical Society.

- The m=1 instability \& gravitational wave signal in binary neutron star mergers Luis Lehner, Steven L. Liebling, Carlos Palenzuela, Patrick Motl. Phys. Rev. D 94, 043003 (2016)
- Unequal mass binary neutron star mergers and multimessenger signals. Luis Lehner, Steven L. Liebling, Carlos Palenzuela, O. L. Caballero, Evan O'Connor, Matthew Anderson, David Neilsen To appear in CQG, 2026
- Nonlinear Evolution and Final Fate of Charged Anti-de Sitter Black Hole Superradiant Instability. Pablo Bosch, Stephen R. Green, Luis Lehner. Rev. Lett. 116, 141102 (2016) .
- Scaling Relations in Two-Dimensional Relativistic Hydrodynamic Turbulence . John Ryan Westernacher-Schneider, Luis Lehner, Yaron Oz. JHEP12(2015)067.
- Islands of stability and recurrence times in AdS Stephen R. Green, Antoine Maillard, Luis Lehner, Steven L. Liebling. arXiv: 1507.08261
- Reply to "Comment on two-mode stability islands around AdS" Alex Buchel, Stephen R. Green, Luis Lehner, Steven L. Liebling. Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 049102 (2015) .
- Effects of the microphysical Equation of State in the mergers of magnetized Neutron Stars With Neutrino Cooling C. Palenzuela, S.L. Liebling, D. Neilsen, L. Lehner, O.L. Caballero, E. O'Connor, M. Anderson. arXiv: 1505.01607
- Magnetosphere of a Kerr black hole immersed in magnetized plasma and its perturbative mode structure Huan Yang, Fan Zhang, Luis Lehner. Phys. Rev. D 91, 124055 (2015)
- Small black holes in $AdS_5\times S^5$ Alex Buchel, Luis Lehner. arXiv: 1502.01574.
- Coupled Oscillator Model for Nonlinear Gravitational Perturbations Huan Yang, Fan Zhang, Stephen R. Green, Luis Lehner. Phys. Rev. D 91, 084007 (2015) .
- Conserved quantities and dual turbulent cascades in Anti-de Sitter spacetime. Alex Buchel, Stephen R. Green, Luis Lehner, Steven L. Liebling. Phys. Rev. D 91, 064026 (2015).
- Testing the nonlinear stability of Kerr-Newman black holes. Miguel Zilhão, Vitor Cardoso, Carlos Herdeiro, Luis Lehner, Ulrich Sperhake. PhysRevD.90.124088
- Electromagnetic outflows in a class of scalar-tensor theories: binary neutron star coalescence. Marcelo Ponce, Carlos Palenzuela, Enrico Barausse, Luis Lehner. Phys. Rev. D 91, 084038 (2015) .
- Towards an understanding of the force-free magnetosphere of rapidly spinning black holes. Fan Zhang, Huan Yang, Luis Lehner. Phys. Rev. D 90, 124009 (2014) .
- Projected Constraints on Scalarization with Gravitational Waves from Neutron Star Binaries. Laura Sampson, Nicolas Yunes, Neil Cornish, Marcelo Ponce, Enrico Barausse, Antoine Klein, Carlos Palenzuela, Luis Lehner. Phys. Rev. D 90, 124091 (2014).
- Numerical Relativity and Astrophysics. Luis Lehner, Frans Pretorius. Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics Vol. 52: 661-694
- Interaction of misaligned magnetospheres in the coalescence of binary neutron stars. Marcelo Ponce, Carlos Palenzuela, Luis Lehner, Steven L. Liebling. Phys. Rev. D 90, 044007 (2014) . arXiv: 1404.0692.
- Magnetized Neutron Stars With Realistic Equations of State and Neutrino Cooling. David Neilsen, Steven L. Liebling, Matthew Anderson, Luis Lehner, Evan O'Connor, Carlos Palenzuela. Phys. Rev. D 89, 104029 (2014). arXiv: 1403.3680.
- Holographic Thermalization, stability of AdS, and the Fermi-Pasta-Ulam-Tsingou paradox. Venkat Balasubramanian, Alex Buchel, Stephen R. Green, Luis Lehner, Steven L. Liebling. Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 071601 (2014). arXiv: 1403.6471.
- Simulating the universe(s): from cosmic bubble collisions to cosmological observables with numerical relativity. Carroll L. Wainwright, Matthew C. Johnson, Hiranya V. Peiris, Anthony Aguirre, Luis Lehner, Steven L. Liebling. JCAP03(2014)030. arXiv: 1312.1357.
- Collisions of oppositely charged black holes. Miguel Zilhão, Vitor Cardoso, Carlos Herdeiro, Luis Lehner, Ulrich Sperhake. Phys. Rev. D 89, 044008 (2014). arXiv: 1311.6483
- Dynamical scalarization of neutron stars in scalar-tensor gravity theories. Carlos Palenzuela, Enrico Barausse, Marcelo Ponce, Luis Lehner. Phys. Rev. D 89, 044024 (2014). arXiv: 1310.4481
- A Holographic Path to the Turbulent Side of Gravity Stephen R. Green, Federico Carrasco, Luis Lehner. Phys. Rev. X 4, 011001 (2014) arXiv: 1309.7940.
- Linking electromagnetic and gravitational radiation in coalescing binary neutron stars. C. Plenzuela, L. Lehner, S.L. Liebling, M. Ponce, M. Anderson, D. Neilsen and P. Motl. arXiv: 1307.7372. (2013). To appear in Phys.Rev.D.
- The Transient Gravitational-Wave Sky, N. Andersson et.al. arXiv: 1305.0816. (2013).
- Boson Stars in AdS. Alex Buchel, Steven L. Liebling, Luis Lehner arXiv: 1304.4166 (2003). Phys. Rev. D 87, 123006 (2013).
- Quantum quenches of holographic plasmas. Alex Buchel, Luis Lehner, Robert C. Myers, Anton van Niekerk. arXiv: 1302.2924 (2013).
- A Post-Newtonian approach to black hole-fluid systems, E. Barausse and L. Lehner, Phys. Rev. D 88, 024029 (2013)
- Gravitational and electromagnetic outputs from binary neutron star mergers, C. Palenzuela, L. Lehner, et.al. arXiv: 1301.7074. (2013), Phys.Rev.Letters 111, 061105.
- Neutron-star mergers in scalar-tensor theories of gravity, Enrico Barausse, Carlos Palenzuela, Marcelo Ponce, Luis Lehner, Phys. Rev. D 87, 081506(R) (2013), arXiv: 1212.5053
- Scalar Collapse in AdS. A. Buchel, L. Lehner and S.L.Liebling, Phys.Rev. D86 (2012) 123011.
- Turbulent flows for relativistic conformal fluids in 2+1 dimensions, F. Carrasco, L. Lehner, R. C. Myers, O. Reula and A. Singh, Phys.Rev. D86 (2012) 126006.
- Thermal quenches in N=2* plasmas. Alex Buchel, Luis Lehner, Robert C. Myers. arXiv: 1206.6785 (accepted at JHEP)
- NR/HEP: roadmap for the future. V. Cardoso, et.al. arXiv: 1201.5118 (accepted Classical & Quantum Gravity)
- Intense Electromagnetic Outbursts from Collapsing Hypermassive Neutron Stars. L. Lehner, C. Palenzuela, S. Liebling, C. Thompson, C. Hanna. arXiv: 1112.2622. (accepted Phys. Rev. D).
- Determining the outcome of cosmic bubble collisions in full General Relativity. M. Johnson, H. Peiris, L. Lehner, Phys.Rev. D85 (2012) 083516
- Final State of Gregory-Laflamme Instability. L. Lehner and F. Pretorius. arXiv: 1106.5184
- Boosting jet power in black hole spacetimes. D. Neilsen, L. Lehner, C. Palenzuela, E. Hirschmann, S. Liebling, P. Motl and T. Garret, Proc.Nat.Acad.Sci. 108 (2011) 12641-12646
- Evolutions of Magnetized and Rotating Neutron Stars. S. Liebling, L. Lehner, D. Neilsen and C. Palenzuela. Phys.Rev. D81 (2010) 124023
- Mergers of Magnetized Neutron Stars with Spinning Black Holes: Disruption, Accretion and Fallback. S. Chawla et. al. Phys.Rev.Lett. 105 (2010) 111101.
- Black Strings, Low Viscosity Fluids, and Violation of Cosmic Censorship. L. Lehner and F. Pretorius, Phys.Rev.Lett. 105 (2010) 101102.
- Dual Jets from Binary Black Holes. C. Palenzuela, L. Lehner and S. Liebling. Science 329 (2010) 927.
- Perturbed disks get shocked. M. Megevand et. al. Phys.Rev. D80 (2009) 024012.
- Stirring, not shaking: binary black holes' effects on electromagnetic fields. C. Palenzuela. et.al. Phys.Rev.Lett. 103 (2009) 081101.
- Beyond ideal MHD: towards a more realistic modeling of relativistic astrophysical plasmas. C. Palenzuela, L. Lehner, O Reula and L. Rezzolla. Mon.Not.Roy.Astron.Soc. 394 (2009) 1727-1740
- Estimating total momentum at finite distances. E. Gallo, L. Lehner and O. Moreschi. Phys.Rev. D78 (2008) 084027.
- Magnetized Neutron Star Mergers and Gravitational Wave Signals. M. Anderson et al Phys.Rev.Lett. 100 (2008) 191101
- Projected Constraints on Scalarization with Gravitational Waves from Neutron Star Binaries. Laura Sampson, Nicolas Yunes, Neil Cornish, Marcelo Ponce, Enrico Barausse, Antoine Klein, Carlos Palenzuela, Luis Lehner. arXiv: 1407.7038
- Numerical Relativity and Astrophysics. Luis Lehner, Frans Pretorius. arXiv: 1405.4840.
- Turbulent Black Holes, Huan Yang, Aaron Zimmerman, Luis Lehner, arXiv: 1402.4859
- Simulating the universe(s): from cosmic bubble collisions to cosmological observables with numerical relativity, Carroll L. Wainwright, Matthew C. Johnson, Hiranya V. Peiris, Anthony Aguirre, Luis Lehner, Steven L. Liebling, arXiv: 1312.1357
- Collisions of oppositely charged black holes, Miguel Zilhão, Vitor Cardoso, Carlos Herdeiro, Luis Lehner, Ulrich Sperhake, arXiv: 1311.6483
- Dynamical scalarization of neutron stars in scalar-tensor gravity theories, Carlos Palenzuela, Enrico Barausse, Marcelo Ponce, Luis Lehner, arXiv: 1310.4481
- A Holographic Path to the Turbulent Side of Gravity, Stephen R. Green, Federico Carrasco, Luis Lehner, arXiv: 1309.7940
- A Post-Newtonian approach to black hole-fluid systems, Enrico Barausse, Luis Lehner, arXiv: 1306.5564
- The Transient Gravitational-Wave Sky, Nils Andersson, John Baker, Kris Belczynski, Sebastiano Bernuzzi, Emanuele Berti, Laura Cadonati, Pablo Cerda-Duran, James Clark, Marc Favata, Lee Samuel Finn, Chris Fryer, Bruno Giacomazzo, Jose Antonio Gonzalez, Martin Hendry, Ik Siong Heng, Stefan Hild, Nathan Johnson-McDaniel, Peter Kalmus, Sergei Klimenko, Shiho Kobayashi, Kostas Kokkotas, Pablo Laguna, Luis Lehner, Janna Levin, Steve Liebling, Andrew MacFadyen, Ilya Mandel, Szabolcs Marka, Zsuzsa Marka, David Neilsen, Paul O'Brien, Rosalba Perna, Harald Pfeiffer, Jocelyn Read, Christian Reisswig, Carl Rodriguez, Max Ruffert, Erik Schnetter, Antony Searle, Peter Shawhan, Deirdre Shoemaker, Alicia Soderberg, Ulrich Sperhake, Patrick Sutton, Nial Tanvir, Michal Was, Stan Whitcomb, arXiv: 1305.0816
- Boson Stars in AdS, Alex Buchel, Steven L. Liebling, Luis Lehner, arxiv:arXiv:1304.
- Gravitational and electromagnetic outputs from binary neutron star mergers, Carlos Palenzuela, Luis Lehner, Marcelo Ponce, Steven L. Liebling, Matthew Anderson, David Neilsen, Patrick Motl, arXiv: 1301.7074
- Turbulent flows for relativistic conformal fluids in 2+1 dimensions, Federico Carrasco, Luis Lehner, Robert C. Myers, Oscar Reula, Ajay Singh, arXiv: 1210.6702
- Scalar Collapse in AdS, Alex Buchel, Luis Lehner, Steven L. Liebling, arXiv: 1210.0890
- Thermal quenches in N=2* plasmas, Alex Buchel, Luis Lehner, Robert C. Myers, arXiv: 1206.6785
- Collisions of charged black holes, Miguel ZilhÃ£o, Vitor Cardoso, Carlos Herdeiro, Luis Lehner, Ulrich Sperhake, arXiv: 1205.1063
- NR/HEP: roadmap for the future, Vitor Cardoso, Leonardo Gualtieri, Carlos Herdeiro, Ulrich Sperhake, Paul M. Chesler, Luis Lehner, Seong Chan Park, Harvey S. Reall, Carlos F. Sopuerta, Daniela Alic, Oscar J. C. Dias, Roberto Emparan, Valeria Ferrari, Steven B. Giddings, Mahdi Godazgar, Ruth Gregory, Veronika E. Hubeny, Akihiro Ishibashi, Greg Landsberg, Carlos O. Lousto, David Mateos, Vicki Moeller, Hirotada Okawa, Paolo Pani, M. Andy Parker, Frans Pretorius, Masaru Shibata, Hajime Sotani, Toby Wiseman, Helvi Witek, Nicolas Yunes, Miguel Zilhao, arXiv: 1201.5118
- Determining the outcome of cosmic bubble collisions in full General Relativity, Matthew C. Johnson, Hiranya V. Peiris, Luis Lehner, arXiv: 1112.4487
- Intense Electromagnetic Outbursts from Collapsing Hypermassive Neutron Stars, Luis Lehner, Carlos Palenzuela, Steven L. Liebling, Christopher Thompson, Chad Hanna, arXiv: 1112.2622
- Final State of Gregory-Laflamme Instability, Luis Lehner, Frans Pretorius, arXiv: 1106.5184
- Final State of Gregory-Laflamme Instability, Luis Lehner, Frans Pretorius, arxiv:gr-qc/arXiv:1106.
- Boosting jet power in black hole spacetimes, David Neilsen, Luis Lehner, Carlos Palenzuela, Eric W. Hirschmann, Steven L. Liebling, Patrick M. Motl, T. Garret, arxiv:astro-ph.HE/arXiv:1012.
- Magnetospheres of Black Hole Systems in Force-Free Plasma, Carlos Palenzuela, Travis Garrett, Luis Lehner, Steven L.Liebling, arXiv: 1007.1198
- Black Strings, Low Viscosity Fluids, and Violation of Cosmic Censorship, Luis Lehner, Frans Pretorius, arXiv: 1006.5960
- Mergers of Magnetized Neutron Stars with Spinning Black Holes: Disruption, Accretion and Fallback, Sarvnipun Chawla, Matthew Anderson, Michael Besselman, Luis Lehner, Steven L. Liebling, Patrick M. Motl, David Neilsen, arXiv: 1006.2839
- Mergers of Magnetized Neutron Stars with Spinning Black Holes: Disruption, Accretion and Fallback Authors: Sarvnipun Chawla, Matthew Anderson, Michael Besselman, Luis Lehner, Steven L. Liebling, Patrick M. Motl, David Neilsen . arXiv: 1006.2839
- Dual Jets from Binary Black Holes, Carlos Palenzuela, Luis Lehner, Steven L. Liebling, arXiv: 1005.1067
- Evolutions of Magnetized and Rotating Neutron Stars, Steven L. Liebling, Luis Lehner, David Neilsen, Carlos Palenzuela, arXiv: 1001.0575
- Vacuum Electromagnetic Counterparts of Binary Black-Hole Mergers, Philipp MÃ
- Understanding possible electromagnetic counterparts to loud gravitational wave events: Binary black hole effects on electromagnetic fields, Carlos Palenzuela, Luis Lehner, Shin Yoshida, arXiv: 0911.3889
- Post-merger electromagnetic emissions from disks perturbed by binary black holes, Matthew Anderson, Luis Lehner, Miguel Megevand, David Neilsen, arXiv: 0910.4969
- Quasinormal Modes Beyond Kerr. Aaron Zimmerman, Huan Yang, Zachary Mark, Yanbei Chen, Luis Lehner. Proceedings of the Sant Cugat Forum on Astrophysics (2014). arXiv: 1406.4206.
- Probing Strong Field Gravity Through Numerical Simulations Chapter for the book: General Relativity and Gravitation: A Centennial Perspective. Matthew Choptuik, Luis Lehner and Frans Pretorius. (to appear May 2015)

- Surpises in (nonlinear) gravity, 21st International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation, New York, USA, July 15, 2016.
- Rattle and shine by compact binaries mergers in the era of gravitational wave astronomy, Canadian Con- ference On General Relativity and Relativistic Astrophysics, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 9th, 2016
- Rattle and shine by compact binaries mergers in the era of gravitational wave astronomy, Canadian Higher Education Information Technology/High Performance Conference, Edmonton, AB, Canada, June 20, 2016.
- Instabilities in AdS. Weak turbulence, turbulence and superradiance Numerical Methods for AdS spaces, Technion, Haifa, Israel, May 22, 2016.
- Surpises in (nonlinear) gravity Colloquim at Technion, Haifa, Israel, May 23, 2016.
- Rattle and shine by compact binaries mergers in the era of gravitational wave astronomy, Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Fisicas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 26th, 2016.
- Surpises in (nonlinear/strong) gravity, Third Argentinian-Brazilian Meeting, CBPF, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 29th, 2016.
- Rattle and shine in the era of gravitational wave astronomy IGA, UNESP. Sao Paulo, March 31st, 2016.
- Rattle and shine by compact binaries mergers ICTP SAIFR. Sao Paulo, Feb 2nd, 2016.
- Rattle and shine by compact binaries mergers 28th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics, Geneva, Switzerland, Dec 13-18 (2015).
- Surprises in (strong/non linear) gravity Caltech Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy Colloquim, Pasadena, California, Nov 5, 2015.
- Lifting the veil of the gravitational universe 100 years of General Relativity and International Year of Light Symposium, Edmonton, AB, Nov 27th, 2015.
- Electromagnetic and gravitational signatures from compact binary mergers CosmoSur III, Cordoba, Ar- gentina, Aug 3-7 2015.
- (In)estabilidad de AdS, turbulencia y el teorema de KAM: a dnde est y va(?). FaMAF. National University of Cordoba, Argentina. August 20, 2015.
- In)estabilidad de AdS, turbulencia y el teorema de KAM: en donde esta y adonde va(?). FaMAF. National University of Cordoba, Argentina. August 20, 2015.
- Probing Strong Field Gravity through Numerical Simulations General Relativity and Gravitation, A Cen- tennial Perspective. Penn State University, State College, PA, June 7-12 (2015).
- Unraveling General Relativity in Strongly Gravitating Regimes Through Simulation Seven Pines Symposium XIX, Stillwater, Minnesota, 13-17 May 2015
- Final fate of black strings Singularities in General Relativity, Fields Institute, University of Toronto, May 28th, 2015.
- Numerical relativity of strongly gravitating systems: Methods and results Perturbations Methods in General Relativity, Fields Institute, University of Toronto, May 28th, 2015.
- Gary's larger dimensions on Numerical Relativity and his turbulent influence, GaryFest, University of California, Santa Barbara, May 1-2, 2015.
- Rattle and shine by compact binaries mergers, Grav15, La Falda, Argentina, April 13-17, (2015)
- Gravitational and (Possible) Electromagnetic Signals from Compact Binaries. NANOGRAV Seminar Series, March 2nd, 2015.
- Compact binary systems and their role in astrophysics Compact Objects as Astrophysical and Gravitational Probes from 2 Feb 2015 through 6 Feb 2015. Lorentz Center. Netherlands
- Gravitational and (Possible) Electromagnetic Signals from Compact Binaries HEP-Astro Seminar. Univer- sity of Michigan, Jan 12, 2015.
- Thermalization, turbulence and tensions: musings from the gravity side CERN-CKC TH Institute on Nu- merical Holography. December 8-18 (2014)
- Further physics in the dynamics of binary neutron stars. FaMAF. National University of Cordoba, Argentina. August 22, 2014
- Turbulent black holes. Institute d"Astrophysique de Paris, Paris, July 15, 2014.
- Turbulence to black holes and back again, New Frontiers in dynamical gravity. Center for Mathematical Sciences. DAMTP, Cambridge, March 24 28, 2014.
- Holographic path to turbulence in gravity and back, Quantum Anomalies and Hydrodynamics: Applications to Nuclear and Condensed Matter Physics. Simons Center for Geometry and Physics. Stony Brook, NY, February 17 21, 2014
- Holographic path to turbulence in gravity and back Tel Aviv University, January 24, 2014.
- Loud and Bright: gravitational and electromagnetic signals from compact binary systems, Pensylvania State University, State College, PA, Nov 5th, 2012.
- Hurricanes Lead to Gravitational Tornadoes and Surprises from Holography, Pensylvania State University, State College, PA, Nov 6th, 2012.
- Gravitational and (possible) electromagnetic signals from compact binaries Institute d"Astrophysique de Paris, Paris, October 25, 2013.
- Gravitational and (possible) electromagnetic signals from compact binaries SISSA, Trieste, October 23, 2013.
- Holographic path to turbulence in gravity and back ICTP, Trieste, October 21, 2013.
- AdS/CFT applications in dynamical settings. Holographic Thermalization. Lorentz Center, Leiden, Netherlends, Oct 8 - 12th 2012.
- The turbulent side of gravity, Holographic Workshop. Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, UK, Sept 16-20, 2013.
- AdS (in)stability and the turbulent side of gravity, DAMPT, Cambridge University, July 3, 2013.
- Loud and Bright: gravitational and electromangetic energy output from compact binaries, Gravitational Waves: Revolution in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Japan, June 3-7, 2013.
- Loud and Bright: gravitational and electromangetic energy output from compact binaries, Gravitational Waves: Revolution in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Japan, June 3-7, 2013.
- Electromangetic counterparts and the turbulent side of gravity, Strong Gravity Beyond GR Workshop, Lisbon, Portugal, March 4-8, 2013.
- Electromangetic counterparts to gravitational wave events, CIFAR, Cosmology \& Gravity Anual Meeting, Banff, Canada, Feb 15-17, 2013.
- Agujeros Negros por todos lados: desde astrofisica a hidrodinamica, 94 Reunion Nacional de la Asociacion de Fisica Argentina, Carlos Paz, Cordoba, Sept 25th -Sept 28th, 2012.
- "Towards electromagnetic counterparts to loud gravitational events: facts, fictions and possible surprises" Invited talk at "Connecting the Electromagnetic and Gravitational Wave Skies in the Era of Advanced LIGO" Princeton Center for Theoretical Sciences, Princeton (April 30th 2012-May 4th 2012)
- "Gravitational waves and astrophysics" Invited talk at "Gravitational Waves at South Africa" Pretoria. May 1st. 2012.
- "Higher dimensional gravity and black holes" Invited focused talk at 2012 April APS meeting. Atlanta, Ga.
- "Black holes & membranes: observables & surprises?" Invited talk at "The State of the Universe" (meeting celebrating Hawking's 70th birthday), Jan 5th-8th 2012.
- "Electromagnetic counterparts to loud gravitational events" Invited talk at "ICGC Conference", Goa, India, December 2011.
- Final fate of black strings, Numerical Relativity Beyond Astrophysics, ICMS, Eddinburgh, Scotland
- High powered jets from black hole spacetimes, HEPRO III,Barcelona, Spain,
- "Black holes and membranes: From astrophysics to cosmic censorship violation" Grav 11 Conference, Cordoba, Argentina.
- Black holes and membranes: From astrophysics to cosmic censorship violation, BHVIII, Niagara Falls, Canada,
- "High powered jets from black hole spacetimes" Invited talk at "Shining light on Black Holes Workshop", IPMU, Japan. (February 2011)
- Gravitational waves, adding the score to a beautiful movie Mc Gill University, Montreal, Qc.
- "Membranas por todas partes". Seminar at the National University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina.
- "Electromagnetic counterparts to loud gravitational wave events" Invited talk at the 8th Lisa Simposym. Sanford, Ca. (June 2010)
- "Membranas por todas partes". Colloquim at the University of Michoacan, Morelia. Mexico.
- "Towards electromagnetic counterparts from compact binary systems". Talk at Rochester Institute of Technology.
- "Electromagnetic counterparts in binary systems". Talk at the 2010 CIFAR Cosmology and Gravity meeting. Lake Louise, Alberta.
- "Magnetic fields through an unorthodox road", invited talk at Computational Relativistic Astrophysics Conference. Princeton Center for Theoretical Physics. Princeton, NJ. (January 2010)
- "Compact binary systems as engines of light: gravity meets electromagnetic fields", invited talk at Computational Relativistic Astrophysics Conference. Princeton Center for Theoretical Physics. Princeton, NJ. (October 2009)
- "Black hole binaries as inducers of light." Invited talk at "Shining light on Black Holes Workshop", University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. (September 2009)
- PIRSA:12060025, Conformal Fluids and Turbulent Behaviour in 2+1 Dimensions, 2012-06-07, Exploring AdS/CFT Dualities in Dynamical Settings - 2012
- PIRSA:12040056, Explorations in Numerical Relativity - Lecture 14, 2012-04-20, 11/12 PSI - Explorations in Numerical Relativity
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- PIRSA:12040038, Explorations in Numerical Relativity - Lecture 1, 2012-04-02, 11/12 PSI - Explorations in Numerical Relativity
- PIRSA:11040057, Explorations in Numerical Relativity - Lecture 14, 2011-04-21, 10/11 PSI - Explorations in Numerical Relativity
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- PIRSA:11040055, Explorations in Numerical Relativity - Lecture 12, 2011-04-19, 10/11 PSI - Explorations in Numerical Relativity
- PIRSA:11040054, Explorations in Numerical Relativity - Lecture 11, 2011-04-18, 10/11 PSI - Explorations in Numerical Relativity
- PIRSA:11040044, Explorations in Numerical Relativity - Lecture 5, 2011-04-08, 10/11 PSI - Explorations in Numerical Relativity
- PIRSA:11040043, Explorations in Numerical Relativity - Lecture 4, 2011-04-07, 10/11 PSI - Explorations in Numerical Relativity
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