Department of Physics

Professor Carole Mundell

Professor of Extragalactic Astronomy

Office: Wessex House, 3.53
Email: c.g.mundell@bath.ac.uk

 

Professor Carole Mundell

Biography and research interests

Carole is Professor of Extragalactic Astronomy and Head of Astrophysics.

An observational astrophysicist, Carole began her research career as a radio astronomer at Jodrell Bank Observatory. She then diversified to exploit international ground- and space-based facilities across the electromagnetic spectrum with the goal of understanding cosmic black holes and their environments.

Following two years at the University of Maryland, Carole brought a Royal Society University Research Fellowship to Liverpool John Moores University where she built and led an international team specializing in catching the fast-fading light from gamma ray bursts - the most powerful explosions in the Universe.

She was appointed to a Professorship in 2007 and currently holds a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award (2011-2016) for the study of black hole-driven explosions and the dynamic Universe.

Carole has been involved in national and European research funding allocation and oversight of national and international astronomical facilities.

Her experience in strategic science policy advisory work has included technology, basic research and horizon scanning beyond astrophysics.

She is a passionate communicator of science to the public and an advocate for diversity in science.

Memberships

Publications

Copperwheat, C. M., Steele, I. A., Piascik, A. S., Bersier, D., Bode, M. F., Collins, C. A., Darnley, M. J., Galloway, D. K., Gomboc, A., Kobayashi, S., Lamb, G. P., Levan, A. J., Mazzali, P. A., Mundell, C. G., Pian, E., Pollacco, D., Steeghs, D., Tanvir, N. R., Ulaczyk, K. and Wiersema, K., 2016. Forthcoming. Liverpool Telescope follow-up of candidate electromagnetic counterparts during the first run of Advanced LIGO. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

Aleksić, J., Ansoldi, S., Antonelli, L. A., Antoranz, P., Arcaro, C., Babic, A., Bangale, P., Almeida, U. B. d., Barrio, J. A., González, J. B., Bednarek, W., Bernardini, E., Biasuzzi, B., Biland, A., Blanch, O., Bonnefoy, S., Bonnoli, G., Borracci, F., Bretz, T., Carmona, E., Carosi, A., Colin, P., Colombo, E., Contreras, J. L., Cortina, J., Covino, S., Vela, P. D., Dazzi, F., Angelis, A. D., Caneva, G. D., Lotto, B. D., Wilhelmi, E. d. O. n., Mendez, C. D., Pierro, F. D., Prester, D. D., Dorner, D., Doro, M., Einecke, S., Eisenacher, D., Elsaesser, D., Fernández-Barral, A., Fidalgo, D., Fonseca, M. V., Font, L., Frantzen, K., Fruck, C., Galindo, D., López, R. J. G., Garczarczyk, M., Terrats, D. G., Gaug, M., Godinović, N., noz, A. G. M., Gozzini, S. R., Hadasch, D., Hanabata, Y., Hayashida, M., Herrera, J., Hose, J., Hrupec, D., Idec, W., Kadenius, V., Kellermann, H., Knoetig, M. L., Kodani, K., Konno, Y., Krause, J., Kubo, H., Kushida, J., Barbera, A. L., Lelas, D., Lewandowska, N., Lindfors, E., Lombardi, S., Longo, F., López, M., López-Coto, R., López-Oramas, A., Lorenz, E., Lozano, I., Makariev, M., Mallot, K., Maneva, G., Mannheim, K., Maraschi, L., Marcote, B., Mariotti, M., Martínez, M., Mazin, D., Menzel, U., Miranda, J. M., Mirzoyan, R., Moralejo, A., Munar-Adrover, P., Nakajima, D., Neustroev, V., Niedzwiecki, A., Rosillo, M. N., Nilsson, K., Nishijima, K., Noda, K., Orito, R., Overkemping, A., Paiano, S., Palatiello, M., Paneque, D., Paoletti, R., Paredes, J. M., Paredes-Fortuny, X., Persic, M., Poutanen, J., Moroni, P. G. P., Prandini, E., Puljak, I., Reinthal, R., Rhode, W., Ribó, M., Rico, J., Garcia, J. R., Saito, T., Saito, K., Satalecka, K., Scalzotto, V., Scapin, V., Schweizer, T., Shore, S. N., Sillanpää, A., Sitarek, J., Snidaric, I., Sobczynska, D., Stamerra, A., Steinbring, T., Strzys, M., Takalo, L., Takami, H., Tavecchio, F., Temnikov, P., Terzić, T., Tescaro, D., Teshima, M., Thaele, J., Torres, D. F., Toyama, T., Treves, A., Vogler, P., Will, M., Zanin, R., Buson, S., D'Ammando, F., Lähteenmäki, A., Hovatta, T., Kovalev, Y. Y., Lister, M. L., Max-Moerbeck, W., Mundell, C., Pushkarev, A. B., Rastorgueva-Foi, E., Readhead, A. C. S., Richards, J. L., Tammi, J., Sanchez, D. A., Tornikoski, M., Savolainen, T. and Steele, I., 2016. Insights into the emission of the blazar 1ES 1011+496 through unprecedented broadband observations during 2011 and 2012. Astronomy & Astrophysics

Mundell, C., 2016. Message from aliens or colliding objects? The hunt for enigmatic radio bursts is about to get real. [Non-academic press]

Kopac, D., Mundell, C. G., Japelj, J., Arnold, D. M., Steele, I. A., Guidorzi, C., Dichiara, S., Kobayashi, S., Gomboc, A., Harrison, R. M., Lamb, G. P., Melandri, A., Smith, R. J., Virgili, F. J., Castro-Tirado, A. J., Gorosabel, J., Järvinen, A., Sánchez-Ramárez, R., Oates, S. R. and Jelánek, M., 2015. Limits on optical polarization during the prompt phase of GRB 140430A. Astrophysical Journal, 813 (1), 1.

Mundell, C., 2015. Dead star demolishes planet – offering a glimpse into how the Earth could end its days. [Non-academic press]

Mundell, C., 2015. Exoplanet Kepler-452b offers a glimpse into the future fate of our Earth. [Non-academic press]

Mundell, C., 2015. It’s not all about aliens – listening project may unveil other secrets of the universe. [Non-academic press]

Kopac, D., Mundell, C. G., Kobayashi, S., Virgili, F. J., Harrison, R., Japelj, J., Guidorzi, C., Melandri, A. and Gomboc, A., 2015. Radio flares from gamma-ray bursts. Astrophysical Journal, 806 (2), 179.

Mundell, C., 2015. Huge dust cloud discovered around the Moon – but ‘lunar glow’ remains a mystery. [Non-academic press]

Mundell, C., 2015. Polluted dwarf star could hold the key to the origin of water on Earth.

Mundell, C., 2015. Enormous hole in the universe may not be the only one. [Non-academic press]

De Pasquale, M., Kuin, N. P. M., Oates, S., Schulze, S., Cano, Z., Guidorzi, C., Beardmore, A., Evans, P. A., Uhm, Z. L., Zhang, B., Page, M., Kobayashi, S., Castro-tirado, A., Gorosabel, J., Sakamoto, T., Fatkhullin, T., Pandey, S. B., Im, M., Chandra, P., Frail, D., Gao, H., Kopa, D., Jeon, Y., Akerlof, C., Huang, K. Y., Pak, S., Park, W.- K., Gomboc, A., Melandri, A., Zane, S., Mundell, C. G., Saxton, C. J., Holland, S. T., Virgili, F., Urata, Y., Steele, I., Bersier, D., Tanvir, N., Sokolov, V. V. and Moskvitin, A. S., 2015. The optical rebrightening of GRB100814A: an interplay of forward and reverse shocks? Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 449 (1), pp. 1024-1042.

Copperwheat, C. M., Steele, I. A., Barnsley, R. M., Bates, S. D., Bersier, D., Bode, M. F., Carter, D., Clay, N. R., Collins, C. A., Darnley, M. J., Davis, C. J., Gutierrez, C. M., Harman, D. J., James, P. A., Knapen, J., Kobayashi, S., Marchant, J. M., Mazzali, P. A., Mottram, C. J., Mundell, C. G., Newsam, A., Oscoz, A., Palle, E., Piascik, A., Rebolo, R. and Smith, R. J., 2015. Liverpool Telescope 2 - a new robotic facility for rapid transient follow-up. Experimental Astronomy, 39 (1), pp. 119-165.

Appleton, P. N., Mundell, C., Bitsakis, T., Lacy, M., Alatalo, K., Armus, L., Charmandaris, V., Duc, P.-a., Lisenfeld, U. and Ogle, P., 2014. Accretion-inhibited star formation in the warm molecular disk of the green-valley elliptical galaxy NGC 3226? Astrophysical Journal, 797 (2), p. 117.

Stanway, E. R., Levan, A. J., Tanvir, N., Wiersema, K., Van Der Horst, A., Mundell, C. G. and Guidorzi, C., 2014. GRB 080517: a local, low-luminosity gamma-ray burst in a dusty galaxy at z = 0.09. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 446 (4), pp. 3911-3925.

Melandri, A., Virgili, F. J., Guidorzi, C., Bernardini, M. G., Kobayashi, S., Mundell, C. G., Gomboc, A., Dintinjana, B., Hentunen, V. -P., Japelj, J., Kopač, D., Kuroda, D., Morgan, A. N., Steele, I. A., Quadri, U., Arici, G., Arnold, D., Girelli, R., Hanayama, H., Kawai, N., Mikuž, H., Nissinen, M., Salmi, T., Smith, R. J., Strabla, L., Tonincelli, M. and Quadri, A., 2014. The nature of the late achromatic bump in GRB 120326A. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 572.

Aleksić, J., Ansoldi, S., Antonelli, L. A., Antoranz, P., Babic, A., Bangale, P., Barres De Almeida, U., Barrio, J. A., Becerra González, J., Bednarek, W., Bernardini, E., Biland, A., Blanch, O., Bonnefoy, S., Bonnoli, G., Borracci, F., Bretz, T., Carmona, E., Carosi, A., Carreto Fidalgo, D., Colin, P., Colombo, E., Contreras, J. L., Cortina, J., Covino, S., Da Vela, P., Dazzi, F., De Angelis, A., De Caneva, G., De Lotto, B., Delgado Mendez, C., Doert, M., Domínguez, A., Dominis Prester, D., Dorner, D., Doro, M., Einecke, S., Eisenacher, D., Elsaesser, D., Farina, E., Ferenc, D., Fonseca, M. V., Font, L., Frantzen, K., Fruck, C., García López, R. J., Garczarczyk, M., Garrido Terrats, D., Gaug, M., Godinović, N., González Muñoz, A., Gozzini, S. R., Hadasch, D., Hayashida, M., Herrera, J., Herrero, A., Hildebrand, D., Hose, J., Hrupec, D., Idec, W., Kadenius, V., Kellermann, H., Kodani, K., Konno, Y., Krause, J., Kubo, H., Kushida, J., La Barbera, A., Lelas, D., Lewandowska, N., Lindfors, E., Lombardi, S., López, M., López-coto, R., López-oramas, A., Lorenz, E., Lozano, I., Makariev, M., Mallot, K., Maneva, G., Mankuzhiyil, N., Mannheim, K., Maraschi, L., Marcote, B., Mariotti, M., Martínez, M., Mazin, D., Menzel, U., Meucci, M., Miranda, J. M., Mirzoyan, R., Moralejo, A., Munar-adrover, P., Nakajima, D., Niedzwiecki, A., Nilsson, K., Nishijima, K., Noda, K., Nowak, N., Orito, R., Overkemping, A., Paiano, S., Palatiello, M., Paneque, D., Paoletti, R., Paredes, J. M., Paredes-fortuny, X., Partini, S., Persic, M., Prada, F., Prada Moroni, P. G., Prandini, E., Preziuso, S., Puljak, I., Reinthal, R., Rhode, W., Ribó, M., Rico, J., Rodriguez Garcia, J., Rügamer, S., Saggion, A., Saito, T., Saito, K., Satalecka, K., Scalzotto, V., Scapin, V., Schultz, C., Schweizer, T., Shore, S. N., Sillanpää, A., Sitarek, J., Snidaric, I., Sobczynska, D., Spanier, F., Stamatescu, V., Stamerra, A., Steinbring, T., Storz, J., Strzys, M., Sun, S., Surić, T., Takalo, L., Takami, H., Tavecchio, F., Temnikov, P., Terzić, T., Tescaro, D., Teshima, M., Thaele, J., Tibolla, O., Torres, D. F., Toyama, T., Treves, A., Uellenbeck, M., Vogler, P., Wagner, R. M., Zandanel, F., Zanin, R., Lucarelli, F., Pittori, C., Vercellone, S., Verrecchia, F., Buson, S., D’ammando, F., Stawarz, L., Giroletti, M., Orienti, M., Mundell, C., Steele, I., Zarpudin, B., Raiteri, C. M., Villata, M., Sandrinelli, A., Lähteenmäki, A., Tammi, J., Tornikoski, M., Hovatta, T., Readhead, A. C. S., Max-moerbeck, W., Richards, J. L., Jorstad, S., Marscher, A., Gurwell, M. A., Larionov, V. M., Blinov, D. A., Konstantinova, T. S., Kopatskaya, E. N., Larionova, L. V., Larionova, E. G., Morozova, D. A., Troitsky, I. S., Mokrushina, A. A., Pavlova, Y. V., Chen, W. P., Lin, H. C., Panwar, N., Agudo, I., Casadio, C., Gómez, J. L., Molina, S. N., Kurtanidze, O. M., Nikolashvili, M. G., Kurtanidze, S. O., Chigladze, R. A., Acosta-pulido, J. A., Carnerero, M. I., Manilla-robles, A., Ovcharov, E., Bozhilov, V., Metodieva, I., Aller, M. F., Aller, H. D., Fuhrman, L., Angelakis, E., Nestoras, I., Krichbaum, T. P., Zensus, J. A., Ungerechts, H. and Sievers, A., 2014. MAGIC gamma-ray and multi-frequency observations of flat spectrum radio quasar PKS 1510−089 in early 2012. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 569, A46.

Cano, Z., De Ugarte Postigo, A., Pozanenko, A., Butler, N., Thöne, C. C., Guidorzi, C., Krühler, T., Gorosabel, J., Jakobsson, P., Leloudas, G., Malesani, D., Hjorth, J., Melandri, A., Mundell, C., Wiersema, K., D’avanzo, P., Schulze, S., Gomboc, A., Johansson, A., Zheng, W., Kann, D. A., Knust, F., Varela, K., Akerlof, C. W., Bloom, J., Burkhonov, O., Cooke, E., De Diego, J. A., Dhungana, G., Farina, C., Ferrante, F. V., Flewelling, H. A., Fox, O. D., Fynbo, J., Gehrels, N., Georgiev, L., González, J. J., Greiner, J., Güver, T., Hartoog, O., Hatch, N., Jelinek, M., Kehoe, R., Klose, S., Klunko, E., Kopač, D., Kutyrev, A., Krugly, Y., Lee, W. H., Levan, A., Linkov, V., Matkin, A., Minikulov, N., Molotov, I., Prochaska, J. X., Richer, M. G., Román-zúñiga, C. G., Rumyantsev, V., Sánchez-ramírez, R., Steele, I., Tanvir, N. R., Volnova, A., Watson, A. M., Xu, D. and Yuan, F., 2014. A trio of gamma-ray burst supernovae:GRB 120729A, GRB 130215A/SN 2013ez, and GRB 130831A/SN 2013fu⋆. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 568, A19.

Wiersema, K., Covino, S., Toma, K., Van Der Horst, A. J., Varela, K., Min, M., Greiner, J., Starling, R. L. C., Tanvir, N. R., Wijers, R. A. M. J., Campana, S., Curran, P. A., Fan, Y., Fynbo, J. P. U., Gorosabel, J., Gomboc, A., Götz, D., Hjorth, J., Jin, Z. P., Kobayashi, S., Kouveliotou, C., Mundell, C., O’Brien, P. T., Pian, E., Rowlinson, A., Russell, D. M., Salvaterra, R., Di Serego Alighieri, S., Tagliaferri, G., Vergani, S. D., Elliott, J., Fariña, C., Hartoog, O. E., Karjalainen, R., Klose, S., Knust, F., Levan, A. J., Schady, P., Sudilovsky, V. and Willingale, R., 2014. Circular polarization in the optical afterglow of GRB 121024A. Nature, 509 (7499), pp. 201-204.

Japelj, J., Kopač, D., Kobayashi, S., Harrison, R., Guidorzi, C., Virgili, F. J., Mundell, C. G., Melandri, A. and Gomboc, A., 2014. Phenomenology of reverse-shock emission in the optical afterglows of gamma-ray bursts. Astrophysical Journal, 785 (2), p. 84.

Morgan, A. N., Perley, D. A., Cenko, S. B., Bloom, J. S., Cucchiara, A., Richards, J. W., Filippenko, A. V., Haislip, J. B., Lacluyze, A., Corsi, A., Melandri, A., Cobb, B. E., Gomboc, A., Horesh, A., James, B., Li, W., Mundell, C. G., Reichart, D. E. and Steele, I., 2014. Evidence for dust destruction from the early-time colour change of GRB 120119A. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 440 (2), pp. 1810-1823.

Guidorzi, C., Mundell, C. G., Harrison, R., Margutti, R., Sudilovsky, V., Zauderer, B. A., Kobayashi, S., Cucchiara, A., Melandri, A., Pandey, S. B., Berger, E., Bersier, D., D'elia, V., Gomboc, A., Greiner, J., Japelj, J., Kopac, D., Kumar, B., Malesani, D., Mottram, C. J., O'brien, P. T., Rau, A., Smith, R. J., Steele, I. A., Tanvir, N. R. and Virgili, F., 2014. New constraints on gamma-ray burst jet geometry and relativistic shock physics. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 438 (1), pp. 752-767.

Maselli, A., Melandri, A., Nava, L., Mundell, C. G., Kawai, N., Campana, S., Covino, S., Cummings, J. R., Cusumano, G., Evans, P. A., Ghirlanda, G., Ghisellini, G., Guidorzi, C., Kobayashi, S., Kuin, P., La Parola, V., Mangano, V., Oates, S., Sakamoto, T., Serino, M., Virgili, F., Zhang, B.- B., Barthelmy, S., Beardmore, A., Bernardini, M. G., Bersier, D., Burrows, D., Calderone, G., Capalbi, M., Chiang, J., D'avanzo, P., D'elia, V., De Pasquale, M., Fugazza, D., Gehrels, N., Gomboc, A., Harrison, R., Hanayama, H., Japelj, J., Kennea, J., Kopac, D., Kouveliotou, C., Kuroda, D., Levan, A., Malesani, D., Marshall, F., Nousek, J., O'brien, P., Osborne, J. P., Pagani, C., Page, K. L., Page, M., Perri, M., Pritchard, T., Romano, P., Saito, Y., Sbarufatti, B., Salvaterra, R., Steele, I., Tanvir, N., Vianello, G., Wiegand, B., Wiersema, K., Yatsu, Y., Yoshii, T. and Tagliaferri, G., 2014. GRB 130427A: A Nearby Ordinary Monster. Science, 343 (6166), pp. 48-51.

De Caneva, G., Barres De Almeida, U., Lindfors, E., Saito, K., Schultz, C., Sitarek, J., Tavecchio, F., Lucarelli, F., Pittori, C., Vercellone, S., Verrecchia, F., Buson, S., D'ammando, F., Hayashida, M., Lahteenmaki, A., Tornikoski, M., Hovatta, T., Mundell, C., Steele, I., Nilsson, K., Marscher, A. and Jorstad, S., 2014. The FSRQs 3C 279 and PKS 1510-089: Magic latest results and multiwavelength observations. International Journal of Modern Physics: Conference Series, 28, 1460176.

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