Gregory, Scott

Dr

  • Lecturer (Teaching and Research), Physics
  • School of Science and Engineering Fulton Building University of Dundee Dundee DD1 4HN

    United Kingdom

  • Source: Scopus
  • Calculated based on no. of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus
20022019

Research output per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Biography

I am a Lecturer in Astrophysics, a joint appointment between the Divisions of Mathematics and Physics.

I obtained my PhD in 2007 from the University of St Andrews, where I remained as a postdoctoral researcher until 2009, working with Prof. Moira Jardine.  

In 2009 I moved to the University of Exeter after being awarded an STFC (Science and Technology Facilities Council) Postdoctoral Fellowship.

From 2010 to 2012 I was a posdoctoral scholar at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) working with Prof. Lynne Hillenbrand.

I returned to the University of St Andrews in 2012, where I was part of the inaugural cohort who were awarded an STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowship.

In 2019 I moved to the University of Dundee to help build their Astrophysics research group and degree programmes.   

Research interests

My research exploits the latest stellar magnetism data, and multi-wavelength observations of young star clusters, to construct theoretical models designed to tackle the big questions: How did the Sun, a star that influences life on Earth, form and evolve? How do stars and planetary systems develop?

I tackle these questions by examining the evolution of low-mass stars during the final stage of their formation, as they emerge from their natal dust clouds and complete their gravitational contraction. These pre-main sequence stars reveal the history of the Sun during the epoch of planet formation.

To date, my work has focused on the evolution of stellar magnetism; how young stars magnetically interact with circumstellar disks; the derivation of fundamental parameters for members of young clusters; the evolution of pre-main sequence stars; and X-ray emission from stellar coronae.

Teaching

I currently teach the level 4 module MA41006: the mathematics of fluids and plasmas I: fluid dynamics and the level 3 modules PH32005: computational physics I and PH32010: computational astrophysics I.   

 

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of St Andrews

1 Oct 200319 Jun 2007

Award Date: 20 Jun 2007

Master in Science, University of Glasgow

1 Oct 199915 Jul 2003

Award Date: 16 Jul 2003

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics where Scott Gregory is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 8 Similar Profiles

Network

Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.
If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.