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Dimitrios Psaltis

Faculty Affiliate, Black Hole Initiative; Professor of Astronomy and Physics
University of Arizona

Research Interests

Theoretical High Energy Astrophysics, General Relativity, Computational Astrophysics

Dr. Psaltis’ research focuses on the physics of neutron stars and black holes, the properties of magnetohydrodynamic turbulence in accretion flows, the testing of the theory of general relativity in the strong-field regime, and the physics responsible for the accelerating universe.

Professional Affiliations and Awards

  • CAREER Award, 2008
  • Academic Prize of the Bodossaki Foundation, 2005
  • Harvard-Smithsonian CfA Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1997
  • Jordan A. Asketh Fellowship, University of Illinois, 1997

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University of Arizona

Honorary Affiliate: Stephen Hawking

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Former Honorary Affiliate

Dennis Stanton Avery and Sally Tsui Wong-Avery Director of Research, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge Physics

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