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Dr Ben Davis

Postdoctoral Fellow
Space & Planetary Sciences, University of Arkansas, United States; B.S. in Mathematics and Physics (with a minor in Music), Pittsburg State University, United States


Dr. Davis (Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 2015) joined our Centre in August 2016 as a postdoctoral fellow, having previously taught as a visiting assistant professor of physics at both the University of Arkansas (2015) and Arkansas Tech University (2015-2016). Dr. Davis studies the structure of spiral galaxies. In particular, he focuses on the measurement of logarithmic spiral arm pitch angle and its relation to the mass of a galaxy's nuclear supermassive black hole (SMBH). He also explores SMBH mass scaling relations as determined by various global physical parameters in galaxies.

Research interests

Black Holes and Galaxy Structure

Fields of Research

  • Astronomical And Space Sciences - 020100


Also published as: Davis, Ben; Davis, Benjamin; Davis, B. L.; Davis, Ben L.; Davis, Benjamin L.
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