Irakli Simonia

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School of Natural Sciences and Engineering, Associate Professor of Astronomy

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irakli_simonia@iliauni.edu.ge

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Worked at Abastumani Astrophysical Observatory as the researcher, 1988-2008. Defended thesis in cometary astrophysics (Georgian academy of sciences, 1998). The scientific degree – PhD. Worked at James Cook University, Australia (adjunct associate professor), 2009-2014. Since 2008 works at Ilia State University, associate professor. Main activity in the university is research  in cometary astrophysics; circumstellar matters physics and chemistry; ancient astronomy. Head of PhD programs (Molecular astrophysics and Archaeoastronomy).  Full member of American Astronomical Society.


სამეცნიერო ინტერესის სფეროები

• Icy nuclei of comets
• Icy and silicate dust of cometary halo
• Complex organic molecule in comets and other bodies
• Minerals and presolar grains of meteorites
• Circumstellar dust and gas
• Diffuse interstellar bands
• Astromegalithic constructions and astronomical manuscripts

irakli_simonia@iliauni.edu.ge

About

Worked at Abastumani Astrophysical Observatory as the researcher, 1988-2008. Defended thesis in cometary astrophysics (Georgian academy of sciences, 1998). The scientific degree – PhD. Worked at James Cook University, Australia (adjunct associate professor), 2009-2014. Since 2008 works at Ilia State University, associate professor. Main activity in the university is research  in cometary astrophysics; circumstellar matters physics and chemistry; ancient astronomy. Head of PhD programs (Molecular astrophysics and Archaeoastronomy).  Full member of American Astronomical Society.


Research interests

• Icy nuclei of comets
• Icy and silicate dust of cometary halo
• Complex organic molecule in comets and other bodies
• Minerals and presolar grains of meteorites
• Circumstellar dust and gas
• Diffuse interstellar bands
• Astromegalithic constructions and astronomical manuscripts