Richard P. Nelson
Welcome to the home page of Richard Nelson.
I am a Professor of Astronomy and Mathematics, and the Director of the
Astronomy Unit, in the
School of Physics and Astronomy, at
Queen Mary, University of London.
My research focuses on the formation and
evolution of planetary systems, the dynamics of
astrophysical discs, and computational astrophysics.
I teach both undergraduate and postgraduate lecture courses
in mathematics, physics and astronomy. My office is room 214
in the G.O. Jones building.
||TEACHING IN 2011/2012
Current research projects include:
Planet formation in turbulent, magnetised protoplanetary discs
Planet formation in close binary systems
The roles of migration and accretion in determining planetary
Extrasolar Planets and Astrophysical Discs (ASTM735)
Tuesday 14:30 - 15:30
Wednesday 13:30 - 14:30
To download leave of absence and expenses claim forms
A full list of my
and some conference proceedings.
School of Physics and Astronomy,
Queen Mary, University of London,
Mile End Road,
London, E1 4NS,
Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 3460
Fax: +44 (0)20 7882 7033