Matthew Gent

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PhD student

Interests

PhD: Developing a pipeline to constrain astrophysical quantities of cool stars via Bayesian inference. This characterises the effective temperature, metallicity, surface gravity by taking into account quantities derived from asteroseismology, photometry, distance, and spectroscopy.  

Papers
"The PLATO SAPP pipeline for the determination of classical stelar parameters of stars"
Gent, Bergemann et al. 2022,  A&A658, id.A147

Masters: Modelling rotation evolution of cool stars on a Gyr timescale. This entailed inferring the quantity open flux as a magnetic field proxy by comparing stellar wind torque models to observational average rotation rates. 


© Maria Bergemann 2022