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I am a Senior Research Fellow at ICRAR-Curtin. My research focuses on the properties and evolution of white dwarf stars and other evolved stars such as hot subdwarfs.

Recent publications:

Kawka, A., Vennes, S., Ferrario, L., Paunzen, E. 2019, Evidence of enhanced magnetism in cool, polluted white dwarfs, MNRAS, 482, 5201

Vennes, S., Nemeth, P., Kawka, A. 2018, A FEROS Survey of Hot Subdwarf Stars, Open Astronomy, 27, 7

Romero, A.D., Corsico, A.H., Castanheira, B., De Geronimo, F.C., Kepler, S.O., Koester, D., Kawka, A., Althaus, L.G., Hermes, J.J., Bonato, C., Gianninas, A. 2017, Probing the structure of Kepler ZZ Ceti stars with full evolutionary models-based asteroseismology, ApJ, 851, 60

Vennes, S., Nemeth, P., Kawka, A., Thorstensen, J.R., Khalack, V., Ferrario, L., Alper, E.H. 2017, An unusual white dwarf star may be a surviving remnant of a subluminous Type Ia supernova, Science, 357, 680

Kawka, A., Briggs, G.P., Vennes, S., Ferrario, L., Paunzen, E., Wickramasinghe, D.T. 2017, A fast spinning magnetic white dwarf in the double-degenerate, super-Chandrasekhar system NLTT 12758, MNRAS, 466, 1127

Kawka, A. & Vennes, S. 2016, Extreme abundance ratios in the polluted atmosphere of the cool white dwarf NLTT19868, MNRAS, 458, 325

Kawka, A., Vennes, S., O’Toole, S., Nemeth, P., Burton, D., Kotze, E., Buckley, D.A.H. 2015, New binaries among UV-selected, hot subdwarf stars and population properties, MNRAS, 450, 3514 ( Erratum: 2015, MNRAS, 451, 3986 )


Personal website: https://sites.google.com/view/adelakawka/

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