Maria Paola Vaccaro

I’m a computational astrophysicist, working in the field of gravitational-wave astronomy and black hole dynamics. I have studied Physics at the University of Pisa (bachelor degree) and Astrophysics and Cosmology at the University of Padua (master degree). With the DEMOBLACK group, I have developed a semi-analytical model of the active galactic nucleus disk scenario for hierarchical black hole mergers which is included in the code FASTCLUSTER. In my free time, I love practicing yoga, swimming, playing with my sewing machine and reading novels.