Prof Pau Figueras

Pau Figueras

Professor of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

School of Mathematical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

Publications

Relevant PublicationPublications of specific relevance to the Centre for Geometry, Analysis and Gravitation

2024

Relevant PublicationSun R, Balabanova A, Bajada CJ, Liu Y, Kriuchok M, Voolma S-R, Đurić M, Mayer C-H, Constantinou M, Chichua M, Li C, Foster-Estwick A, Borg K, Hill C, Kaushal R, Diwan K, Vitale V, Engels T, Aminudin R, Ursu I, et al. (2024). Emotional Experiences and Psychological Well-Being in 51 Countries During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Emotion, American Psychological Association (APA) vol. 24 (2), 397-411.  
01-03-2024

2023

Relevant PublicationBrady SE, Saló LA, Clough K, Figueras P and Annamalai PS (2023). Solving the initial conditions problem for modified gravity theories. Physical Review D, American Physical Society (APS) vol. 108 (10) 
13-11-2023
Relevant PublicationAresté Saló L, Clough K and Figueras P (2023). Puncture gauge formulation for Einstein-Gauss-Bonnet gravity and four-derivative scalar-tensor theories in d+1 spacetime dimensions. Physical Review D, American Physical Society vol. 108 (8) 
15-10-2023
Relevant PublicationDoneva DD, Saló LA, Clough K, Figueras P and Yazadjiev SS (2023). Testing the limits of scalar-Gauss-Bonnet gravity through nonlinear evolutions of spin-induced scalarization. Physical Review D, American Physical Society vol. 108 (8) 
15-10-2023
Relevant PublicationCayuso R, Figueras P, França T and Lehner L (2023). Self-Consistent Modeling of Gravitational Theories beyond General Relativity. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society vol. 131 (11) 
15-09-2023
Relevant PublicationFigueras P, França T, Gu C and Andrade T (2023). Endpoint of the Gregory-Laflamme instability of black strings revisited. Physical Review D, American Physical Society (APS) vol. 107 (4) 
13-02-2023

2022

Relevant PublicationSaló LA, Clough K and Figueras P (2022). Well-Posedness of the Four-Derivative Scalar-Tensor Theory of Gravity in Singularity Avoiding Coordinates. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society vol. 129 (26) 
23-12-2022
Relevant PublicationBantilan H, Bea Y and Figueras P (2022). Evolutions in first-order viscous hydrodynamics. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer vol. 2022 (8) 
30-08-2022
Relevant PublicationRadia M, Sperhake U, Drew A, Clough K, Figueras P, Lim EA, Ripley JL, Aurrekoetxea JC, França T and Helfer T (2022). Lessons for adaptive mesh refinement in numerical relativity. Classical and Quantum Gravity, IOP Publishing vol. 39 (13) 
06-06-2022
Relevant PublicationFigueras P and França T (2022). Black hole binaries in cubic Horndeski theories. Physical Review D, American Physical Society vol. 105 (12) 
02-06-2022
Relevant PublicationAdam A, Figueras P, Jacobson T and Wiseman T (2022). Rotating black holes in Einstein-aether theory. Classical and Quantum Gravity, IOP Publishing vol. 39 (12) 
06-05-2022
Relevant PublicationAndrade T, Figueras P and Sperhake U (2022). Evidence for violations of Weak Cosmic Censorship in black hole collisions in higher dimensions. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer Nature vol. 2022 (3) 
01-03-2022

2021

Relevant PublicationAndrade T, Salo L, Aurrekoetxea J, Bamber J, Clough K, Croft R, de Jong E, Drew A, Duran A, Ferreira P, Figueras P, Finkel H, Frana T, Ge B-X, Gu C, Helfer T, Jäykkä J, Joana C, Kunesch M, Kornet K, et al. (2021). GRChombo: An adaptable numerical relativity code for fundamental physics. The Journal of Open Source Software vol. 6 (68), 3703-3703.  
10-12-2021
Relevant PublicationCardona B and Figueras P (2021). Critical lumpy black holes in AdSp×Sq. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer Nature vol. 2021 (5) 
01-05-2021
Relevant PublicationBantilan H, Figueras P and Rossi L (2021). Cauchy evolution of asymptotically global AdS spacetimes with no symmetries. Physical Review D vol. 103 (8), 086006-086006.  
09-04-2021

2020

Relevant PublicationFigueras P and França T (2020). Gravitational collapse in cubic Horndeski theories. Classical and Quantum Gravity, IOP Publishing vol. 37 (22) 
20-10-2020
Relevant PublicationBarausse E, Berti E, Hertog T, Hughes SA, Jetzer P, Pani P, Sotiriou TP, Tamanini N, Witek H, Yagi K, Yunes N, Abdelsalhin T, Achucarro A, van Aelst K, Afshordi N, Akcay S, Annulli L, Arun KG, Ayuso I, Baibhav V, et al. (2020). Prospects for fundamental physics with LISA. General Relativity and Gravitation, Springer (part of Springer Nature) vol. 52 (8) 
31-08-2020
Relevant PublicationBantilan H, Figueras P and Mateos D (2020). Real-Time Dynamics of Plasma Balls from Holography. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society vol. 124 (19) 
12-05-2020

2019

bullet iconBantilan H, Figueras P, Kunesch M and Macedo RP (2019). End point of nonaxisymmetric black hole instabilities in higher dimensions. Physical Review D, American Physical Society (APS) vol. 100 (8) 
21-10-2019

2018

bullet iconCardona B and FIGUERAS P (2018). Critical Kaluza-Klein black holes and black strings in D = 10. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer Verlag (Germany) vol. 120 
20-11-2018

2017

bullet iconBantilan H, Figueras P, Kunesch M and Romatschke P (2017). Nonspherically Symmetric Collapse in Asymptotically AdS Spacetimes. Physical Review Letters vol. 119 (19) 
06-11-2017
bullet iconFigueras P and Wiseman T (2017). On the existence of stationary Ricci solitons. Classical and Quantum Gravity vol. 34 (14) 
26-06-2017
bullet iconFIGUERAS P, Kunesch M, Lehner L and Tunyasuvunakool S (2017). End Point of the Ultraspinning Instability and Violation of Cosmic Censorship. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society 
11-04-2017

2016

bullet iconCook WG, Figueras P, Kunesch M, Sperhake U and Tunyasuvunakool S (2016). Dimensional reduction in numerical relativity: Modified Cartoon formalism and regularization. International Journal of Modern Physics D vol. 25 (9) 
01-08-2016
bullet iconFigueras P, Kunesch M and Tunyasuvunakool S (2016). End Point of Black Ring Instabilities and the Weak Cosmic Censorship Conjecture. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society (APS) vol. 116 (7) 
18-02-2016

2015

Relevant PublicationClough K, Figueras P, Finkel H, Kunesch M, Lim EA and Tunyasuvunakool S (2015). GRChombo: Numerical relativity with adaptive mesh refinement. Classical and Quantum Gravity, IOP Publishing vol. 32 (24) 
04-12-2015
bullet iconFigueras P and Tunyasuvunakool S (2015). Black rings in global anti-de Sitter space. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer Nature vol. 2015 (3) 
01-03-2015
bullet iconFIGUERAS P, MURATA K and REALL HS (2015). BLACK HOLE INSTABILITIES AND LOCAL PENROSE INEQUALITIES. The Thirteenth Marcel Grossmann Meeting
29-01-2015

2014

bullet iconEmparan R, Figueras P and Martínez M (2014). Bumpy black holes. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer Nature vol. 2014 (12) 
01-12-2014
bullet iconFigueras P and Tunyasuvunakool S (2014). Localized plasma balls. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer Nature vol. 2014 (6) 
01-06-2014

2013

bullet iconFigueras P (2013). Braneworld Black Holes. 
13-09-2013
bullet iconFigueras P and Tunyasuvunakool S (2013). CFTs in rotating black hole backgrounds. Classical and Quantum Gravity, IOP Publishing vol. 30 (12) 
28-05-2013
bullet iconFigueras P and Wiseman T (2013). Stationary Holographic Plasma Quenches and Numerical Methods for Non-Killing Horizons. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society (APS) vol. 110 (17) 
26-04-2013

2012

bullet iconFigueras P, Murata K and Reall HS (2012). Stable non-uniform black strings below the critical dimension. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer Nature vol. 2012 (11) 
01-11-2012
bullet iconDias ÓJC, Figueras P, Minwalla S, Mitra P, Monteiro R and Santos JE (2012). Hairy black holes and solitons in global AdS5. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer Nature vol. 2012 (8) 
01-08-2012

2011

bullet iconFigueras P, Murata K and Reall HS (2011). Black hole instabilities and local Penrose inequalities. Classical and Quantum Gravity, IOP Publishing vol. 28 (22) 
02-11-2011
bullet iconFigueras P, Lucietti J and Wiseman T (2011). Ricci solitons, Ricci flow and strongly coupled CFT in the Schwarzschild Unruh or Boulware vacua. Classical and Quantum Gravity, IOP Publishing vol. 28 (21) 
12-10-2011
bullet iconFigueras P and Wiseman T (2011). Gravity and Large Black Holes in Randall-Sundrum II Braneworlds. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society (APS) vol. 107 (8) 
16-08-2011
bullet iconFigueras P (2011). Braneworld black holes. 
01-01-2011

2010

bullet iconDias ÓJC, Figueras P, Monteiro R and Santos JE (2010). Ultraspinning instability of anti-de Sitter black holes. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer Nature vol. 2010 (12) 
01-12-2010
bullet iconDias ÓJC, Figueras P, Monteiro R and Santos JE (2010). Ultraspinning instability of rotating black holes. Physical Review D, American Physical Society (APS) vol. 82 (10) 
10-11-2010
bullet iconEmparan R and Figueras P (2010). Multi-black rings and the phase diagram of higher-dimensional black holes. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer Nature vol. 2010 (11) 
01-11-2010
bullet iconFigueras P, Jamsin E, Rocha JV and Virmani A (2010). Integrability of five-dimensional minimal supergravity and charged rotating black holes. Classical and Quantum Gravity, IOP Publishing vol. 27 (13) 
17-05-2010
bullet iconDias ÓJC, Figueras P, Monteiro R, Reall HS and Santos JE (2010). An instability of higher-dimensional rotating black holes. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer Nature vol. 2010 (5) 
01-05-2010
bullet iconFigueras P and Lucietti J (2010). On the uniqueness of extremal vacuum black holes. Classical and Quantum Gravity, IOP Publishing vol. 27 (9) 
15-03-2010

2009

bullet iconDias ÓJC, Figueras P, Monteiro R, Santos JE and Emparan R (2009). Instability and new phases of higher-dimensional rotating black holes. Physical Review D, American Physical Society (APS) vol. 80 (11) 
01-12-2009
bullet iconFigueras P, Hubeny VE, Rangamani M and Ross SF (2009). Dynamical black holes and expanding plasmas. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer Nature vol. 2009 (04) 
30-04-2009
bullet iconElvang H, Figueras P, Horowitz GT, Hubeny VE and Rangamani M (2009). On universality in ergoregion mergers. Classical and Quantum Gravity, IOP Publishing vol. 26 (8) 
01-04-2009
bullet iconCamps J, Emparan R, Figueras P, Giusto S and Saxena A (2009). Black rings in Taub-NUT and D0-D6 interactions. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer Nature vol. 2009 (02) 
09-02-2009

2008

bullet iconCardoso V, Dias ÓJC and Figueras P (2008). Gravitational radiation in d>4 from effective field theory. Physical Review D, American Physical Society (APS) vol. 78 (10) 
11-11-2008
bullet iconFigueras P, Kunduri HK, Lucietti J and Rangamani M (2008). Extremal vacuum black holes in higher dimensions. Physical Review D, American Physical Society (APS) vol. 78 (4) 
15-08-2008

2007

bullet iconFigueras P, Conamhna OAPM and Colgáin EÓ (2007). Global geometry of the supersymmetric AdS3/CFT2 correspondence in M-theory. Physical Review D, American Physical Society (APS) vol. 76 (4) 
15-08-2007
bullet iconElvang H, Emparan R and Figueras P (2007). Phases of five-dimensional black holes. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer Nature vol. 2007 (05) 
17-05-2007
bullet iconElvang H and Figueras P (2007). Black saturn. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer Nature vol. 2007 (05) 
16-05-2007

2006

bullet iconFigueras P, Herdeiro CAR and Correia FP (2006). On a class of 4D Kähler bases and AdS5 supersymmetric black holes. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer Nature vol. 2006 (11) 
14-11-2006

2005

bullet iconFigueras P (2005). A black ring with a rotating 2-sphere. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer Nature vol. 2005 (07) 
18-07-2005
bullet iconElvang H, Emparan R and Figueras P (2005). Non-supersymmetric black rings as thermally excited supertubes. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer Nature vol. 2005 (02) 
11-02-2005

Grants

solid heart iconGrants of specific relevance to the Centre for Geometry, Analysis and Gravitation
solid heart iconAstronomy Research at Queen Mary 2023 - 2026
Christopher Clarkson, Richard Nelson, Timothy Clifton, William Sutherland, Edward Gillen, Karim Malik, Thomas James Haworth, Sijme-Jan Paardekooper, Theresa Baker, David Mulryne, Philip Bull, Juan Antonio Valiente Kroon, Charalampos Markakis, Mohammad Mahdi Godazgar, Katherine Clough, Pau Figueras and Chung Tse Shao
£1,625,769 Science & Technology Research Council (STFC) (01-04-2023 - 30-09-2026)
bullet iconConference grant New Frontiers in Strong Gravity
Pau Figueras
£6,300 Gravity Theory Trust (08-07-2024 - 07-08-2024)


bullet iconResearch Fellows Enhanced Research Expenses 2021 - Pau Figueras
Pau Figueras
£135,992 Royal Society (01-07-2022 - 31-12-2023)
bullet iconURF renewal - PFigueras
Pau Figueras
£430,650 Royal Society (01-10-2020 - 30-09-2023)
bullet iconNew frontiers in numerical general relativity (Enhancement Award)
Pau Figueras
£106,906 Royal Society (01-12-2017 - 30-09-2022)