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USD 100 /hr
Hire Dr. Philip Chang
United States
USD 100 /hr

Computational astrophysicist | Expert in C++, Python and computer vision | 20+ years research experience

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Scientific consulting Technical consulting
Data science & analysis Simple data analysis, Complex data analysis, Algorithm design
Work Experience

Associate Professor

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

September 2015 - Present

Associate Professor of Physics


September 2011 - Present

sabbatical visitor

Flatiron Institute

August 2018 - August 2019

Assistant Professor

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

September 2011 - August 2015

Postdoctoral Fellow

Canadian Institute for Theoretical Physics

September 2009 - August 2011

Miller Research Fellow

University of California-Berkeley

September 2005 - August 2009


Ph.D Physics

UC Santa Barbara

September 2000 - June 2005

Ph. D (Physics)

University of California Santa Barbara

September 2000 - June 2005

B.A. (Physics)

Harvard University

September 1994 - June 1998

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{Spaulding}, Alexandra and {Chang}, Philip(2020). The Effect of Impact Parameter on Tidal Disruption Events. arXiv e-prints. p. arXiv:2010.07318.
{Chakrabarti}, Sukanya and {Wright}, Jason and {Chang}, Philip and {Quillen}, Alice and {Craig}, Peter and {Territo}, Joey and {D'Onghia}, Elena and {Johnston}, Kathryn and {De Rosa}, Robert J. and {Huber}, Daniel and {Rhode}, Katherine L. and {Nielsen}, Eric(2020). Towards a direct measure of the Galactic acceleration. arXiv e-prints. p. arXiv:2007.15097.
{Chang}, Philip and {Etienne}, Zachariah B.(2020). General relativistic hydrodynamics on a moving-mesh I: static space-times . \mnras. 496. (1). p. 206-214.
{Li}, Xinyu and {Chang}, Philip and {Levin}, Yuri and {Matzner}, Christopher D. and {Armitage}, Philip J.(2020). Simulation of a compact object with outflows moving through a gaseous background . \mnras. 494. (2). p. 2327-2336.
{Wijngaarden}, M.~J.~P. and {Ho}, Wynn C.~G. and {Chang}, Philip and {Page}, Dany and {Wijnands}, Rudy and {Ootes}, Laura S. and {Cumming}, Andrew and {Degenaar}, Nathalie and {Beznogov}, Mikhail(2020). The effect of diffusive nuclear burning in neutron star envelopes on cooling in accreting systems . \mnras. 493. (4). p. 4936-4944.
{Shalaby}, Mohamad and {Broderick}, Avery E. and {Chang}, Philip and {Pfrommer}, Christoph and {Puchwein}, Ewald and {Lamberts}, Astrid(2020). The growth of the longitudinal beam-plasma instability in the presence of an inhomogeneous background . Journal of Plasma Physics. 86. (2). p. 535860201.
{Chang}, Philip and {Davis}, Shane W. and {Jiang}, Yan-Fei(2020). Time-dependent radiation hydrodynamics on a moving mesh . \mnras. 493. (4). p. 5397-5407.
{Tiede}, Paul and {Broderick}, Avery E. and {Shalaby}, Mohamad and {Pfrommer}, Christoph and {Puchwein}, Ewald and {Chang}, Philip and {Lamberts}, Astrid(2020). Constraints on the Intergalactic Magnetic Field from Bow Ties in the Gamma-Ray Sky . \apj. 892. (2). p. 123.
{Chakrabarti}, Sukanya and {Chang}, Philip and {Price-Whelan}, Adrian M. and {Read}, Justin and {Blitz}, Leo and {Hernquist}, Lars(2019). Antlia 2\textquoterights Role in Driving the Ripples in the Outer Gas Disk of the Galaxy . \apj. 886. (1). p. 67.
{Prust}, Logan J. and {Chang}, Philip(2019). Common envelope evolution on a moving mesh . \mnras. 486. (4). p. 5809-5818.
{Wijngaarden}, M.~J.~P. and {Ho}, Wynn C.~G. and {Chang}, Philip and {Heinke}, Craig O. and {Page}, Dany and {Beznogov}, Mikhail and {Patnaude}, Daniel J.(2019). Diffusive nuclear burning in cooling simulations and application to new temperature data of the Cassiopeia A neutron star . \mnras. 484. (1). p. 974-988.
{Caldwell}, Spencer and {Chang}, Philip(2018). The accelerating pace of star formation . \mnras. 474. (4). p. 4818-4823.
{Chang}, Philip and {Murray}, Norman(2018). GW170817: a neutron star merger in a mass-transferring triple system . \mnras. 474. (1). p. L12-L16.
{Shalaby}, Mohamad and {Broderick}, Avery E. and {Chang}, Philip and {Pfrommer}, Christoph and {Lamberts}, Astrid and {Puchwein}, Ewald(2018). Growth of Beam-Plasma Instabilities in the Presence of Background Inhomogeneity . \apj. 859. (1). p. 45.
{Lipnicky}, Andrew and {Chakrabarti}, Sukanya and {Chang}, Philip(2018). Relating the H I gas structure of spiral discs to passing satellites . \mnras. 481. (2). p. 2590-2600.
{Broderick}, Avery E. and {Tiede}, Paul and {Chang}, Philip and {Lamberts}, Astrid and {Pfrommer}, Christoph and {Puchwein}, Ewald and {Shalaby}, Mohamad and {Werhahn}, Maria(2018). Missing Gamma-Ray Halos and the Need for New Physics in the Gamma-Ray Sky . \apj. 868. (2). p. 87.
{Murray}, Daniel and {Goyal}, Shivam and {Chang}, Philip(2018). The effects of protostellar jet feedback on turbulent collapse . \mnras. 475. (1). p. 1023-1035.
{Garg}, Uma and {Chang}, Philip(2017). A Semi-analytic Criterion for the Spontaneous Initiation of Carbon Detonations in White Dwarfs . \apj. 836. (2). p. 189.
{Shalaby}, Mohamad and {Broderick}, Avery E. and {Chang}, Philip and {Pfrommer}, Christoph and {Lamberts}, Astrid and {Puchwein}, Ewald(2017). Importance of Resolving the Spectral Support of Beam-plasma Instabilities in Simulations . \apj. 848. (2). p. 81.
{Chang}, Philip and {Wadsley}, James and {Quinn}, Thomas R.(2017). A moving-mesh hydrodynamic solver for ChaNGa . \mnras. 471. (3). p. 3577-3589.
{Shalaby}, Mohamad and {Broderick}, Avery E. and {Chang}, Philip and {Pfrommer}, Christoph and {Lamberts}, Astrid and {Puchwein}, Ewald(2017). SHARP: A Spatially Higher-order, Relativistic Particle-in-cell Code . \apj. 841. (1). p. 52.
{Murray}, Daniel W. and {Chang}, Philip and {Murray}, Norman W. and {Pittman}, John(2017). Collapse in self-gravitating turbulent fluids . \mnras. 465. (2). p. 1316-1335.
{Chakrabarti}, Sukanya and {Angeloni}, Rodolfo and {Freeman}, Kenneth and {Sargent}, Benjamin and {Simon}, Joshua D. and {Konorski}, Piotr and {Gieren}, Wolfgang and {Sesar}, Branimir and {Lipnicky}, Andrew and {Blitz}, Leo and {Basri}, Gibor and {Vacca}, William and {Marengo}, Massimo and {Guhathakurta}, Puragra and {Quillen}, Alice and {Chang}, Philip(2017). Discovery of a Group of Receding, Variable Halo Stars toward Norma . \apj. 844. (2). p. 159.
{Tiede}, Paul and {Broderick}, Avery E. and {Shalaby}, Mohamad and {Pfrommer}, Christoph and {Puchwein}, Ewald and {Chang}, Philip and {Lamberts}, Astrid(2017). Bow Ties in the Sky. II. Searching for Gamma-Ray Halos in the Fermi Sky Using Anisotropy . \apj. 850. (2). p. 157.
{Chakrabarti}, Sukanya and {Chang}, Philip and {O'Shaughnessy}, Richard and {Brooks}, Alyson M. and {Shen}, Sijing and {Bellovary}, Jillian and {Gladysz}, Wojciech and {Belczynski}, Chris(2017). The Contribution of Outer H I Disks to the Merging Binary Black Hole Population . \apjl. 850. (1). p. L4.
{Broderick}, Avery E. and {Tiede}, Paul and {Shalaby}, Mohamad and {Pfrommer}, Christoph and {Puchwein}, Ewald and {Chang}, Philip and {Lamberts}, Astrid(2016). Bow Ties in the Sky. I: The Angular Structure of Inverse Compton Gamma-Ray Halos in the Fermi Sky . \apj. 832. (2). p. 109.
{Chang}, Philip and {Broderick}, Avery E. and {Pfrommer}, Christoph and {Puchwein}, Ewald and {Lamberts}, Astrid and {Shalaby}, Mohamad and {Vasil}, Geoffrey(2016). The Linear Instability of Dilute Ultrarelativistic e $^\ensuremath±$ Pair Beams . \apj. 833. (1). p. 118.
{Lee}, Eve J. and {Chang}, Philip and {Murray}, Norman(2015). Time-varying Dynamical Star Formation Rate . \apj. 800. (1). p. 49.
{Zhu}, Chenchong and {Pakmor}, R{\"u}diger and {van Kerkwijk}, Marten H. and {Chang}, Philip(2015). Magnetized Moving Mesh Merger of a Carbon-Oxygen White Dwarf Binary . \apjl. 806. (1). p. L1.
{Alatalo}, Katherine and {Lacy}, Mark and {Lanz}, Lauranne and {Bitsakis}, Theodoros and {Appleton}, Philip N. and {Nyland}, Kristina and {Cales}, Sabrina L. and {Chang}, Philip and {Davis}, Timothy A. and {de Zeeuw}, P.~T. and {Lonsdale}, Carol J. and {Mart{\'\i}n}, Sergio and {Meier}, David S. and {Ogle}, Patrick M.(2015). Suppression of Star Formation in NGC 1266 . \apj. 798. (1). p. 31.
{Murray}, Norman and {Chang}, Philip(2015). Star Formation in Self-gravitating Turbulent Fluids . \apj. 804. (1). p. 44.
{Lamberts}, Astrid and {Chang}, Philip and {Pfrommer}, Christoph and {Puchwein}, Ewald and {Broderick}, Avery E. and {Shalaby}, Mohamad(2015). Patchy Blazar Heating: Diversifying the Thermal History of the Intergalactic Medium . \apj. 811. (1). p. 19.
{Chang}, Philip and {Broderick}, Avery E. and {Pfrommer}, Christoph and {Puchwein}, Ewald and {Lamberts}, Astrid and {Shalaby}, Mohamad(2014). The Effect of Nonlinear Landau Damping on Ultrarelativistic Beam Plasma Instabilities . \apj. 797. (2). p. 110.