Department of Physics

North Carolina State University

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MACKENZIE WARREN

NSF Astronomy & Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellow

My research interests include theoretical nuclear and particle astrophysics.  In particular, I am interested in computational modeling of high energy astrophysical phenomena; neutrino transport and interactions in hot, dense matter; dense nuclear matter in core-collapse supernovae and neutron stars; and thermonuclear burning and nucleosynthesis.

Much of my work has centered around simulations of core-collapse supernovae and other high energy astrophysical events.  I have also been involved in the development of the Notre Dame-Livermore Equation of State, a nuclear equation of state for use in core-collapse supernova and neutron star simulations.

In addition to my research, I am an advocate for LGBTQIA+ inclusion in STEM fields.