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my name is Niayesh Afshordi


· I am an Astronomer, and a Physicist; in short I am an Astrophysicist.

· I am an Assistant Professor in the Astrophysics and Gravitation group at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo.

· I am also an Associate Faculty in the Cosmology and Gravitation group at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physic (PI).

· I finished my PhD at Princeton University Observatory in August 2004. I was then a fellow at the Institute for Theory and Computation (ITC) at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (2004-2007),  and a Distinguished Research Fellow at PI (2008-2009).

· My Publications can be found on arXiv, INSPIRE, ADS, or Google Scholar. My PhD thesis is here.

· You can find out more about me and what I do through the navigation bar on top of this page.


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