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Scott Noble PhD

Assistant Professor of Physics College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Physics and Engineering Physics
Keplinger Hall 1185 918-631-3309
scott-noble@utulsa.edu
http://personal.utulsa.edu/~scn759/index.html
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Biography

Physicist interested in exploiting modern high-performance computing to solve astrophysics problems in the strong-field limit of gravity.


Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin
B.S., California Institute of Technology


Relativistic Astrophysics
General Relativity
Black Holes
Accretion Disks
Magnetohydrodynamics
High Performance Scientific Computing

Electricity and Magnetism
Electromagnetic Waves and Optics
Astrophysics
Advanced Classical Mechanics
General Relativity


The following may be selected publications rather than a comprehensive list.

Journal Articles


Zlochower, Yosef et al. “Inspiraling Black-Hole Binary Spacetimes: Transitioning from Analytical to Numerical Techniques.” arXiv preprint arXiv:1504.00286 (2015): n. pag. Print.

Zilhao, Miguel et al. “Resolving the Relative Influence of Strong Field Spacetime Dynamics and MHD on Circumbinary Disk Physics.” Physical Review D 91.2 (2015): 024034. Print.

Shiokawa, Hotaka et al. “General Relativistic Hydrodynamic Simulation of Accretion Flow from a Stellar Tidal Disruption.” The Astrophysical Journal 804.2 (2015): 85. Print.

Philipp, M et al. “GRHydro: a New Open-Source General-Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamics Code for the Einstein Toolkit.” Classical and quantum gravity 31.1 (2014): 015005. Print.

Zilhao, Miguel, and Scott Noble. “Dynamic Fisheye Grids for Binary Black Hole Simulations.” Classical and Quantum Gravity 31.6 (2014): 065013. Print.

Mundim, Bruno et al. “Approximate Black Hole Binary Spacetime via Asymptotic Matching.” Physical Review D 89.8 (2014): 084008. Print.

Schnittman, Jeremy, Julian Krolik, and Scott Noble. “X-Ray Spectra from Magnetohydrodynamic Simulations of Accreting Black Holes.” The Astrophysical Journal 769.2 (2013): 156. Print.

Leung, Po, Charles Gammie, and Scott Noble. “Harmony: Synchrotron Emission Coefficients.” Astrophysics Source Code Library 1 (2013): 06003. Print.

Leung, Po, Charles Gammie, and Scott Noble. “Bessel: Fast Bessel Function Jn (z) Routine for Large n, z.” Astrophysics Source Code Library 1 (2013): 06013. Print.

Dolence, Joshua et al. “Near-Infrared and x-Ray Quasi-Periodic Oscillations in Numerical Models of Sgr A*.” The Astrophysical Journal Letters 746.1 (2012): L10. Print.

Noble, Scott et al. “Circumbinary Magnetohydrodynamic Accretion into Inspiraling Binary Black Holes.” The Astrophysical Journal 755.1 (2012): 51. Print.

Shiokawa, Hotaka et al. “Global General Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamic Simulations of Black Hole Accretion Flows: A Convergence Study.” The Astrophysical Journal 744.2 (2012): 187. Print.

Noble, Scott et al. “PVS-GRMHD: Conservative GRMHD Primitive Variable Solvers.” Astrophysics Source Code Library 1 (2012): 10026. Print.

Leung, Po, Charles Gammie, and Scott Noble. “Numerical Calculation of Magnetobremsstrahlung Emission and Absorption Coefficients.” The Astrophysical Journal 737.1 (2011): 21. Print.

Noble, Scott et al. “Radiative Efficiency and Thermal Spectrum of Accretion onto Schwarzschild Black Holes.” The Astrophysical Journal 743.2 (2011): 115. Print.

Noble, Scott, Julian Krolik, and John Hawley. “Dependence of Inner Accretion Disk Stress on Parameters: the Schwarzschild Case.” The Astrophysical Journal 711.2 (2010): 959. Print.

Noble, Scott, Julian Krolik, and John Hawley. “Direct Calculation of the Radiative Efficiency of an Accretion Disk around a Black Hole.” The Astrophysical Journal 692.1 (2009): 411. Print.

Noble, Scott, and Julian Krolik. “GRMHD Prediction of Coronal Variability in Accreting Black Holes.” The Astrophysical Journal 703.1 (2009): 964. Print.

Noble, Scott, and Matthew Choptuik. “Type II Critical Phenomena of Neutron Star Collapse.” Physical Review D 78.6 (2008): 064059. Print.

Noble, Scott et al. “Simulating the Emission and Outflows from Accretion Discs.” Classical and Quantum Gravity 24.12 (2007): S259. Print.

Gammie, Charles, Scott Noble, and Po Leung. “Numerical Models of Black Hole Accretion Flows.” Computer physics communications 177.1 (2007): 250–253. Print.

Noble, Scott et al. “Primitive Variable Solvers for Conservative General Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamics.” The Astrophysical Journal 641.1 (2006): 626. Print.

Noble, Scott et al. “SIMULATING VLBI IMAGES OF Sgr A.” Proceedings of the MG11 Meeting on General Relativity 23 (2006): 29. Print.

Noble, Scott. “A Numerical Study of Relativistic Fluid Collapse.” arXiv preprint gr-qc/0310116 (2003): n. pag. Print.

Noble, Scott, and Matthew Choptuik. “Collapse of Relativistic Fluids.” Work in progress http://laplace. physics. ubc. ca/ scn/fluad (2002): n. pag. Print.

Noble, Scott, Matthew Choptuik, and David Neilsen. “FLUAD: The (; S) Equations.” (1999): n. pag. Print.


American Physical Society
American Astronomical Society
American Association of Physics Teachers


PHYS 4063 Electricity and Magnetism
PHYS 4073 Electromagnetic Waves and Optics
PHYS 4982 Senior Thesis
PHYS 7003 Advanced Classical Mechanics
PHYS 7971 Graduate Seminar