Ben R. Ryan

    Graduate Student
    Department of Astronomy
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

I am a theoretical astrophysicist primarily interested in relativistic accretion flows: their global behavior, their observational signatures, and their constituent physical processes in detail. My research tends to involve algorithm development and high performance computing.


1002 W. Green St. Room 127
Urbana, IL 61801

Publications ADS

The Radiative Efficiency and Spectra of Slowly Accreting Black Holes from Two-temperature GRRMHD Simulations
Ryan, B. R., Ressler, S. M., Dolence, J. C., Tchekhovskoy, A., Gammie, C. F., & Quataert, E.. 2017, ApJL, 844, L24

Resolution Dependence of Magnetorotational Turbulence in the Isothermal Stratified Shearing Box
Ryan, B. R., Gammie, C. F., Fromang, S., & Kestener, P. 2017, ApJ, 840, 6

bhlight: General Relativistic Radiation Magnetohydrodynamics with Monte Carlo Transport
Ryan, B. R., Dolence, J. C., & Gammie, C. F. 2015, ApJ, 807, 31