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Mario Flock

Education
  • Diploma in physics, University of Heidelberg, Germany (2008)
  • PhD, Max-Planck Institute for Astronomy, Heidelberg, Germany (2011)

Research Interests

Planet formation in protostellar disks: magneto-rotational instability, MHD turbulence, non-ideal MHD, hydrodynamical instability, radiation transfer, gas and dust dynamics and thermodynamics, dust growth and evolution, observations of protoplanetary disks, dust continuum emission at wavelengths from near-infrared to centimeter, dust characteristics and opacities

Parallel numerical methods and supercomputing: Finite volume schemes for fast-rotating magnetized flows, parallel non-symmetric matrix solvers, message passing interface MPI


Professional Experience
  • Research assistant, PSF group, Max-Planck Institute for Astronomy (2008-2011)
  • Research assistant, COAST team, SAP/CEA Saclay (2012-2015)
  • Postdoctoral scholar, Interstellar and Heliospheric Physics group, JPL (2015-present)

Selected Awards
  • Max-Planck Public Eye Award (2011)
  • NASA Exoplanet Research Grant (2014)

Selected Publications

Selected Publications (500+ citations)

  1. 3D Radiation Non-ideal Magnetohydrodynamical Simulations Of The Inner Rim In Protoplanetary Disks, Flock, M., S. Fromang, N. Turner, M. Benisty, 2017 ApJ 835, 230.
  2. Magnetic fields in protoplanetary discs: from MHD simulations to ALMA observations Bertrang, G. H.-M.; Flock, M.; Wolf, S., 2017 MNRAS 464L, 61B.
  3. Radiation Hydrodynamics Models of the Inner Rim in Protoplanetary Disks Flock, M.; Fromang, S.; Turner, N. J.; Benisty, M., 2016 ApJ 827, 14.
  4. Gaps, rings, and non-axisymmetric structures in protoplanetary disks: Emission from large grains J.P. Ruge, M. Flock, S. Wolf, N. Dzyurkevich, S. Fromang, Th. Henning, H. Klahr and H. Meheut 2016 A&A 590A, 17.
  5. Gaps, rings, and non-axisymmetric structures in protoplanetary disks. From simulations to ALMA observations, Flock, M.; Ruge, J. P.; Dzyurkevich, N.; Henning, Th.; Klahr, H.; Wolf, S., 2015 A&A 574A, 68.
  6. Radiation magnetohydrodynamics in global simulations of protoplanetary discs, Flock, M.; Fromang, S.; González, M.; Commerçon, B. 2013 A&A 560A, 43.
  7. Turbulence in Weakly Ionized Protoplanetary Disks, Flock, M.; Henning, Th.; Klahr, H., 2012 ApJ 761, 95.
  8. A conservative orbital advection scheme for simulations of magnetized shear flows with the PLUTO code, Mignone, A.; Flock, M.; Stute, M.; Kolb, S. M.; Muscianisi, G., 2012 A&A 545A, 152.
  9. Large-scale Azimuthal Structures of Turbulence in Accretion Disks: Dynamo Triggered Variability of Accretion, Flock, M.; Dzyurkevich, N.; Klahr, H.; Turner, N.; Henning, Th., 2012 ApJ 744, 144.
  10. Turbulence and Steady Flows in Three-dimensional Global Stratified Magnetohydrodynamic Simulations of Accretion Disks, Flock, M.; Dzyurkevich, N.; Klahr, H.; Turner, N. J.; Henning, Th., 2011 ApJ 735, 122.

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