Dr Pedro Lacerda

  • Dr Pedro Lacerda

RESEARCH FOCUS

Pedro studies the origin and evolution of comets and distant solar system objects using a combination of CCD imaging and computer simulations. He also collaborates with scholars in the humanities to link medieval records of comet sightings to state-of-the-art theories of the evolution of the solar system. Pedro has contributed to 56 refereed papers, has held a Royal Society Newton Fellowship and led a Max Planck Research Group, and shares a Royal Society APEX Award for cross-disciplinary research.

Find out more


RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Not currently open to PhD applications.

 
Make a PhD enquiry

Research students

PhD title: Bulk Properties and Evolution of Jupiter-Family Comet Nuclei


Name: Rosita Kokotanekova 
Years of Study: 2014 - 2018
Country:Germany

 

  

 

Alumni: where are they now?

DoctoSebastian Lorek 


PhD title: Comet Formation in the Framework of Streaming Instability 

Years of Study: 2014 - 2017
Country: Germany
Current position: Postdoc, Lund Observatory, Sweden

 

 

 

  

Research at Queen's

Postgraduate research

Start your application

Apply now

graduate school interior

Postgraduate Experience

The Graduate School

Our dedicated hub for postgraduate students, providing state-of-the-art facilities for study, and high-quality training and development programmes within a diverse interdisciplinary community.

The gateway to your postgraduate experience