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Faculty of Mathematics


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  • 2017-date: PhD student in Astrophysics, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 2014-2017: Masters in Theoretical Physics, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • 2011-2014: Bachelor's Degree in Theoretical Physics, Lebanese University, Lebanon

Research Interests

My interests lie in various aspects of astrophysical dynamics and celestial mechanics including, but not limited to, the dynamics of debris discs, Solar system dynamics, formation and evolution of exoplanets, and disc-planet interactions.

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  • Sefilian, A. A., & Rafikov, R. R., 2019, "Potential softening and eccentricity dynamics in razor-thin, nearly Keplerian discs", MNRAS, 489, 4176 [pdf]
  • Sefilian, A. A., & Touma, J. R., 2019, "Shepherding in a Self-Gravitating Disk of Trans-Neptunian Objects", AJ, 157, 59 [pdf]


Research Group

Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics




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