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Ronaldas Macas

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of Portsmouth

Biography

Analysing data from the most sensitive instrument in the world to search for exploding stars. Interested in astrophysics and multi-messenger astronomy enabled by gravitational waves. Research Fellow at the University of Portsmouth. Member of LIGO.

Interests

  • Gravitational waves
  • Multi-messenger astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Data analysis

Education

  • PhD in Gravitational Physics, 2016-2020

    Cardiff University

  • MSci in Physics and Astronomy, 2011-2016

    University of Glasgow

Selected Talks

Search For Gravitational Waves Associated With Gamma-Ray Bursts During The Second Advanced LIGO-Virgo Observing Run

Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are one of the most violent phenomena in the universe. They are generally divided into two categories: …

Unmodeled Source Reconstruction with Gravitational Waves

Parameter estimation of all gravitational-wave signals detected so far relies on precise source models. They are usually limited to …

Search For Gravitational Waves Associated With Gamma-Ray Bursts During The Second Advanced LIGO-Virgo Observing Run

Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are one of the most violent phenomena in the universe. They are generally divided into two categories: …

Gravitational-wave Bursts: Searching for the Unknown

Gravitational waves (GWs) have been detected for the first time in 2015 and so far all detections were made using templates for …

Gravitational Wave Search Using Gamma-ray Bursts with Advanced LIGO

I will present results from Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) search for gravitational waves (GWs) …