I am a physicist investigating dust and gas dynamics of protoplanetary disks and I employ numerical methods to delve into the physics of dust evolution and how they influence planet formation.
See also personal homepage: https://vicky1997.github.io/.
Education and Employment:
Since Feb. 2023: PhD student, MPS
2019 – 2022: M.Sc. Physics, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Germany
2015 – 2019: B.Tech Mechanical Engineering, SASTRA Deemed University, India, Grade 7.47/10. Desh-Videsh Scholarship to conduct bachelor thesis research at Johns Hopkins University, USA.
(1) Vaikundaraman, V., Drążkowska, J., Binkert, F., Birnstiel, T., and Miotello, A., Altered Carbon : Destruction of carbon in protoplanetary disks using Monte Carlo simulations, Europlanet Science Congress 2022, Granada, Spain, 18–23 Sep 2022, EPSC2022-647, https://doi.org/10.5194/epsc2022-647 (2022).
(2) Amir Jafari, Ethan Vishniac, and Vignesh Vaikundaraman, Power and complexity in stochastic reconnection, Physics of Plasmas 27, 072301 (2020)
(3) Amir Jafari, Ethan Vishniac, and Vignesh Vaikundaraman, Statistical analysis of stochastic magnetic fields Phys. Rev. E 101, 022122 (2020)
(4) Amir Jafari, Ethan Vishniac, and Vignesh Vaikundaraman, Magnetic Stochasticity and Diffusion, Phys. Rev. E 100, 043205 (2019)