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Patrick Motl
Patrick Motl,  Ph.D.
Associate Dean of School of Sciences, Associate Professor of Physics

Professional Works

Selected Publications

  1. Carlos Palenzuela, Luis Lehner, Marcelo Ponce, Steven L. Liebling, Matthew Anderson, David Neilsen & Patrick M. Motl 2013 "Gravitational and electromagnetic outputs from binary neutron star mergers", submitted, arXiv
  2. Jan E. Staff, Athira Menon, Falk Herwig, Wesley Even, Chris L. Fryer, Patrick M. Motl, Tom Geballe, Marco Pignatari, Geoffrey C. Clayton & Joel E. Tohline 2012, "Do R Coronae Borealis Stars Form from Double White Dwarf Mergers?", The Astrophysical Journal, 757, p76, ADSarXivApJ
  3. David Neilsen, Luis Lehner, Carlos Palenzuela, Eric W. Hirschmann, Steven L. Liebling, Patrick M. Motl & Travis Garrett 2011, "Boosting jet power in black hole spacetimes", The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108, 12641, ADSarXivPNAS
  4. Sarvnipun Chawla, Matthew Anderson, Michael Besselman, Luis Lehner, Steven L. Liebling, Patrick M. Motl & David Neilsen 2010, "Mergers of Magnetized Neutron Stars with Spinning Black Holes: Disruption, Accretion and Fallback", Physical Review Letters, 105, 111101, ADSarXivPRL
  5. Migel Megevand, Matthew Anderson, Juhan Frank, Eric W. Hirschmann, Luis Lehner, Steven L. Liebling, Patrick M. Motl & David Neilsen 2009, "Perturbed disks get shocked: Binary black hole merger effects on accretion disks", Physical Review D, 80, 024012, ADSarXivPRD
  6. Tesla E. Jeltema, Eric J. Hallman, Jack O. Burns & Patrick M. Motl 2008, "Cluster Structure in Cosmological Simulations I: Correlation to Observables, Mass Estiamtes and Evolution", The Astrophysical Journal, 681, p167, ADSarXivApJ
  7. Matthew Anderson, Eric W. Hirchmann, Luis Lehner, Steven L. Liebling, Patrick M. Motl, David Neilsen, Carlos Palenzuela & Joel E. Tohline 2008, "Magnetized Neutorn-Star Mergers and Gravitational-Wave Signals", Physical Review Letters, 100, 191101, ADSarXivPRL
  8. Jack O. Burns, Eric J. Hallman, Nrennan Ganter, Patrick M. Motl & Michael L Norman 2008, "Why Do Only Some Galaxy Clusters Have Cool Cores?", The Astrophysical Journal, 675, p1125, ADSarXivApJ
  9. Matthew Anderson, Eric W. Hirschmann, Luis Lehner, Steven L. Liebling, Patrick M. Motl, David Neilsen, Carlos Palenzuela & Joel E. Tohline 2008, "Simulating binary neutron stars: Dynamics and gravitational waves", Physical Review D, 77, 024006, ADSarXivPRD

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Astronomical Society
  • American Physical Society
  • Astronomical Society of the Pacific American Association of Physics
  • Teachers Indiana Academy of Science

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor of Physics, Indiana University Kokomo
Department of Science, Mathematics and Informatics, August 2008 – present

Postdoctoral Researcher in Astrophysics, mentor Dr. Joel E. Tohline
Department of Physics & Astronomy, LSU, July 2004 – July 2008

Postdoctoral Researcher in Astrophysics, mentor Dr. Jack O. Burns
CASA, University of Colorado, February 2002 – June 2004

Postdoctoral Researcher in Astrophysics, mentor Dr. Jack O. Burns
Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Missouri, November 2000 – January 2002

Information Technology Consultant for High Performance Computing
Office of Computing Services, LSU, July 1999 – July 2000

Planetarium Coordinator
Department of Physics & Astronomy, LSU, June 1997 – June 1999

Teaching Assistant, developing Highland Road Park Observatory
Department of Physics & Astronomy, LSU, June 1997 – June 1998

Last updated: 08/15/2017