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Faculty of Mathematics



  • 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

I am interested in a wide variety of dynamical problems including, but not limited to:

(1) the formation and evolution of exo-planets around single/binary stars,

(2) self-gravitating discs around stars/black holes,

(3) Solar System dynamics.

Supervisor: Dr. Roman R. Rafikov --- Advisor: Prof. Gordon Ogilvie

You can download my CV here.


  • Sefilian, A. A., & Touma, J. R., 2019, "Shepherding in a Self-Gravitating Disk of Trans-Neptunian Objects", AJ, 157, 59


Research Group

Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics




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