Vittorio De Falco


Assegnista in: SPACE (SPACE)

Titolo del progetto di ricerca: Astrophysical multimessenger strategies to investigate black hole properties and to probe the observational existence of wormholes within General Relativity and Alternative Theories of Gravity

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    • 2009 – 2013 Msc in Mathematics, University of Neaples “Federico II”, Italy
    • 2014 – 2017 PhD in Theoretical Physics at University of Basel, Switzerland
    • 2018 – 2020 Postdoc at Physics Department of the Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic
    • 2020 – 2021 Postdoc at Mathematics Department of the University of Neaples “Federico II”, Italy
    • 2022 – Pres. Researcher in┬áSPACE at Scuola Superiore Meridionale in Neaples, Italy

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    My research interests focus on gravity theories and their applications in astrophysics around compact objects (e.g, black holes, neutron stars, and wormholes). I aim to provide tests of gravity in strong field regimes by exploiting ray-tracing techniques (following the photon trajectories from the emission point to the observer location) and by analysing the radiation phenomena through the Poynting-Robertson effect (phenomenon occurring around compact objects, which removes very efficiently energy and angular momentum from the matter affected by the radiation field). Currently, I am also interested in developing a gravitational wave model in Einstein-Cartan theory, where beside to describe the gravitational effects I highlight also the quantum spin effects present inside the compact object mergers.

    I won the Research position in SPACE at Scuola Superiore Meridionale with the following research proposal.


    The list of my publications can be found on the following links:

    My Orcid is 0000-0002-4728-1650.