Mateusz Ruszkowski, assistant professor of astronomy at the University of Michigan, will be the featured speaker at a Department of Physics and Astronomy Colloquium.
Ruszkowski is a theoretical and computational astrophysicist. He is interested in a wide range of problems starting from black holes and progressing to the scales of the largest virialized structures in the Universe — galaxy clusters. He also is interested in the physics of the most energetic particles —cosmic rays. His research centers on numberical simulations of astrophysical objects and processes.