# PhD Students

## Current Students

Name | Thesis topic | Primary and second supervisors |
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Abac, Adrian | Modelling Gravitational Waves of Neutron Star Binaries | T. Dietrich, A. Buonanno |

Barbieri, Riccardo | Systematic errors on the measure of the Hubble constant in gravitational-wave cosmology | J. Gair, A. Buonanno |

Crosato, Ludovica | Unified picture for site-associated and non-associated GRBs | M. Shibata, T. Dietrich |

Faggioli, Guglielmo | Modeling gravitational waves from merging black holes in the small mass-ratio limit | A. Buonanno, H. Pfeiffer |

Gamboa Castillo, Aldo Javier | Accurate Waveform Models of Eccentric, Precessing-Spin Binary Black Holes | A. Buonanno, J. Steinhoff |

Gupte, Nihar | Gravitational-wave physics with the use of machine-learning techniques | A. Buonanno, J. Gair |

Haberland, Marcus | Imprints of matter effects on gravitational waves | A. Buonanno, J. Steinhoff |

Jakobsen, Gustav | Gravitational wave physics from scattering amplitudes | J. Steinhoff, A. Buonanno |

Jockel, Cédric | TBA | M. Shibata, TBA |

Kunert, Nina | Multi-messenger studies of binary neutron-star systems | T. Dietrich, P. Richter |

Lam, Tsz Lok (Alan) | Numerical studies on general relativistic astrophysics | M. Shibata, T. Dietrich |

Muddu, Venkata Sai Saketh | Developing analytical methods to solve the two-body problem in General Relativity | A. Buonanno, J. Steinhoff |

Nee, Peter James | Dynamics of Binary Black Holes close to merger | H. Pfeiffer, M. Shibata |

Neuweiler, Anna | Numerical-Relativity Simulations of Binary Neutron Stars | T. Dietrich, M. Shibata |

Patil, Raj | The effective-field-theory approach to the post-Newtonian approximation | A. Buonanno, J. Steinhoff |

Pompili, Lorenzo | Ever more accurate effective-one-body waveforms for gravitational-wave astrophysics | A. Buonanno, J. Gair |

Sam, Zeyd | Gravitational waveforms and dynamics of unequal-mass systems | T. Dietrich, H. Pfeiffer |

Sänger, Elise | Tests of General Relativity with gravitational-wave observations | A. Buonanno, J. Steinhoff |

Savastano, Stefano | Aspects of Gravitational Wave physics in Cosmology | M. Zumalacarregui, A. Buonanno |

Schianchi, Federico | Neutrino Transport in Numerical Relativity Simulations | T. Dietrich, M. Shibata |

Speri, Lorenzo | Gravitational Waves from nano to milli Hertz Sources | J. Gair, A. Buonanno |

Stockinger, Matteo | TBA | M. Shibata, TBA |

Wittek, Niko | Simulating intermediate mass ratio binary black hole systems | H. Pfeiffer, T. Dietrich |

## Alumni

Name / graduation date | First position after leaving the AEI |
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Antonelli, Andrea / Dec. 2021 | Postdoc at Johns Hopkins University |

Burke, Ollie / Sept. 2021 | Postdoc at Laboratoire des 2 Infinis de Toulouse |

Cotesta, Roberto / April 2021 | Postdoc at Johns Hopkins University |

Khalil, Mohammed / Aug. 2022 | Fellow at Perimeter Institute |

Prudenzi, Luca | M.Sc. in Space Engineering at Politecnico Milano |

Vu, Nils / Sept. 2022 | Fellow at Caltech |