Personal Information

Yacine Ali-Haimoud
Assistant Professor of Physics
MSc 2008, PhD 2011, California Institute of Technology
Diplome (2008) de l'Ecole Polytechnique, France
Contact Information
Phone:(212) 992-8781
Email:yah2@nyu.edu
Personal Home Page:http://cosmo.nyu.edu/yacine/
Office:939
Research:
I am broadly interested in theoretical astrophysics and cosmology. My research in astrophysics has focused on interstellar spinning dust grains and large molecules. As a cosmologist, I work on understanding the implications of various dark-matter candidates and initial conditions on cosmological observables, such as the cosmic microwave background, 21-cm tomography, and large-scale-structure surveys. I rely mostly on analytic calculations, and strive to devise efficient numerical methods when needed.
Selected Publications:

Cosmic microwave background limits on accreting primordial black holes. Ali-Haïmoud & Kamionkowski, Phys. Rev. D 94, 043534 (2017) https://arxiv.org/abs/1612.05644

Constraints on dark matter interactions with standard model particles from cosmic microwave background spectral distortions. Ali-Haïmoud, Chluba & Kamionkowski, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 071304 (2015) https://arxiv.org/abs/1506.04745

An efficient implementation of massive neutrinos in non-linear structure formation simulations. Ali-Haïmoud & Bird, MNRAS 428, 3375 (2013) https://arxiv.org/abs/1209.0461

HyRec: A fast and highly accurate primordial hydrogen and helium recombination code. Ali-Haïmoud & Hirata, Phys. Rev. D 83, 043513 (2011) https://arxiv.org/abs/1011.3758

A refined model for spinning dust radiation. Ali-Haïmoud, Hirata & Dickinson, MNRAS 395, 1055 (2009) https://arxiv.org/abs/0812.2904