Gargi Shaw
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Educational Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Physics and Astronomy, University of Kentucky, USA: (July, 2005)
  • Master of Science in Physics, University of Kentucky, USA (2001)
  • Master of Science in Physics, *Visva-Bharati, India (1995)
  • Honors Bachelor of Science in Physics, *Visva-Bharati, India (1993)

Positions:

  • Faculty, UM-DAE Centre for Excellence in Basic Science, Kalina Campus, Mumbai- 400 098 (January 2010- present)
  • Associate, Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (from August 2014)
  • Post Doctoral Scholar, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, TIFR (January 2008-December 2009)
  • Post Doctoral Scholar, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Kentucky (August 2005-August 2007)

Research Interest:

  • Computational astrophysics (Quantitative spectroscopy, PDR, and Quasar absorption lines)

Selected Publications:

  • Physical conditions in three high-z H2-bearing DLAs: implications for grain size: Shaw, Gargi; Rawlins, Katherine; Srianand, Raghunathan, 2016, MNRAS, 459, 3234.
  • Rovibrationally Resolved Direct Photodissociation through the Lyman and Werner Transitions of H2 for FUV/X-Ray-irradiated Environments: Gay,C.D., Abel,N.P., Porter, R.L., Stancil, P.C., Ferland, G.J., Shaw G., van Hoof, P.A.M., Williams, R.J.R. 2012 ApJ, 746,78
  • The 2013 release of Cloudy: Ferland, G. J., Porter, R. L., van Hoof, P. A. M., Williams, R. J. R., Abel, N. P., Lykins, M. L., Shaw, G, Henney, W. J., Stancil, P.C. 2013, RMxAA, 49,137
  • Molecular Hydrogen in Star-forming regions: implementation of its micro-physics in Cloudy: Shaw G.,Ferland, G. J., Abel, N. P., Stancil, P. C., van Hoof, P. A. M. 2005, ApJ, 624, 794.
  • The HII region/PDR connection: Self-consistent calculations in star forming regions: Abel, N. P., Ferland, G.J.,Shaw G., van Hoof, P. A. M. 2005, ApJs, 161, 65.
  • The VLT-UVES survey for molecular hydrogen in high-redshift damped Lyman-α systems: Physical conditions in the DLAs: Srianand, R., Petitjean, P., Ledoux, C., Ferland, G. J., Shaw G., 2005, MNRAS, 362, 549
  • Physical Conditions in Orion's Veil: Abel, N. P., Brogan, C. L., Ferland, G. J., O'Dell, C. R., Shaw G., Troland T. H. 2004, ApJ, 609, 247A.
  • A Magnetically Supported Photodissociation Region in M17: Pellegrini, E. W., Baldwin, J. A., Brogan, C. L Hanson, M. M., Abel, N. P., Ferland, G. J., Nemala, H. B., Shaw G., Troland, T. H.2007, ApJ, 658,1119.
  • Physical Conditions in Orion's Veil. II. A Multicomponent Study of the Line of Sight toward the Trapezium: Abel, N. P., Ferland, G. J., O'Dell, C. R., Shaw G, Troland, T. H. 2006, ApJ, 644, 344.
  • Physical conditions in the ISM towards HD1854118: Shaw, G., Ferland, G. J., Srianand, R., Abel, N. P. 2006 ApJ, 639,941
  • Ultraviolet Survey of CO and H2 in Diffuse Molecular Clouds: The Reflection of Two Photochemistry Regimes in Abundance Relationships: Sheffer, Y., Rogers, M., Federman, S. R., Abel, N. P., Gredel, R., Lambert, D. L., Shaw, G. 2008, ApJ, 687, 1075
  • Hydrostatic pressure effects on the magnetic susceptibility of ruthenium oxide Sr3Ru2O7: evidence for pressure-enhanced antiferromagnetic instability, Yuri V. Sushko, Bruno DeHarak, Gang Cao, G. Shaw, D.K. Powell, and J.W. Brill 2004, Solid State Commun. 130, 341
  • Orion's Bar: Physical Conditions Across the Definitive H+/H0/H2 Interface: Pellegrini, E. W., Baldwin, J. A Ferland, G. J., Shaw, G., Heathcote, S. 2009, ApJ, 693, 285
  • Sensitivity of PDR Calculations to Microphysical Details: Abel, N. P., Hoof, P. A. M. van, Shaw, G., Ferland G. J., Elwert, T. 2008, ApJ, 686, 1125
  • On the enhanced cosmic-ray ionization rate in the diffuse cloud towards Zeta Persei: G. Shaw, Ferland, G. J., Srianand, R., Abel, N. P., van Hoof, P. A. M., Stancil, P. C. 2008, ApJ, 675,405
  • Merged ionization/dissociation fronts in planetary nebulae: Henney, William J., Williams, R. J. R., Ferland, Gary J., G.Shaw, O'Dell, C. R. 2007, ApJL, 671, 137
  • Molecular Hydrogen in the diffuse interstellar medium at high redshift: Srianand, R., Shaw, G., Ferland, G. J., Petitjean, P., Ledoux, C. 2005 (astro-ph/0506556)
  • Rotational Quenching Rate Coefficients for H2 in Collisions with H2 from 2 to 10,000 K: Lee, T. G Balakrishnan, N., Forrey, R. C., Stancil, P. C., Shaw, G., Schultz, D. R., Ferland, G. J. 2008, ApJ, 689, 1105
  • Rotationally Warm Molecular Hydrogen in the Orion Bar: Gargi Shaw, G. J. Ferland, W. J. Henney, P. C Stancil, N. P. Abel, E.W. Pellegrini6, J.A. Baldwin, P. A. M. van Hoof 2009, ApJ ,701, 677

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