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Dr Sergiy Shelyag

Senior Lecturer

Department: Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

Sergiy is a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics at Northumbria University. He has a PhD in Astrophysics and Astronomy.

Sergiu ShelyagI am a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering at Northumbria University. My main research interests and experience are in large-scale mathematical modelling of astrophysical processes, astrophysical plasma physics, computational fluid dynamics and magnetohydrodynamics (MHD), numerical radiative transport and spectropolarimetry with applications to the solar and stellar atmospheres.

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Sponsors and Collaborators

Monash University (Australia), Institute for Astrophysics (Canary Islands, Spain), Queen’s University Belfast (UK), Sheffield University (UK)

Current/Recent Projects

ARC Future Fellowship (2012, Principal Investigator)

ARC Discovery Project (2015, Principal Investigator, Partner Investigator after I moved to Northumbria University)

Key Publications

Shelyag, S., Keys, P., Mathioudakis, M., Keenan, F.P. 2011, Vorticity in the solar photosphere. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 526, 5

Shelyag, S., Fedun, V., Erdélyi, R. 2008, Magnetohydrodynamic code for gravitationally-stratified media. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 486, 655

Shelyag, S., Cally, P.S., Reid, A., Mathioudakis, M. 2013, Alfvén waves in Simulations of Solar Photospheric Vortices. Astrophysical Journal, 776, 4

Shelyag, S., Mathioudakis, M., Keenan, F.P. 2012, Mechanisms for MHD Poynting Flux Generations in Simulations of Solar Photospheric Magnetoconvection. Astrophysical Journal Letters, 753, 22

Nelson, C.J., Shelyag, S., Mathioudakis, M., Doyle, J.G., Madjarska, M.S., Uitenbroek, H., Erdélyi, R. 2013, Ellerman Bombs - Evidence for Magnetic Reconnection in the Lower Solar Atmosphere. Astrophysical Journal, 779, 125

Cegla, H.M., Shelyag, S., Watson, C.A., Mathioudakis, M. 2013, Stellar Surface Magneto-convection as a Source of Astrophysical Noise. I. Multi-component Parameterisation of Absorption Line Profiles. Astrophysical Journal, 763, 95

My Northumbria Research Link page can be found here

My Google Scholar page can be found here


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