Sergey Klimenko

Professor · University of Florida

Sergey Klimenko’s research interests include detection of gravitational waves, gamma-ray bursts and as-yet-unknown systems.

Gravitational Waves Astrophysics LIGO Black Holes

Imre Bartos

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Imre Bartos’ research interests include extreme cosmic explosions related to the formation and evolution of black holes.

Multimessenger Astronomy Astrophysics LIGO Black Holes Gravitational Waves

Tiziana Di Matteo

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Tiziana Di Matteo's research focuses on the study of black holes, encompassing a wide range of topics in high energy astrophysics.

High Energy Astrophysics Cosmology Space Astrophysics Black Holes

Sarah Gallagher

Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy · University of Western Ontario

Professor Gallagher's research focuses on investigating the nature of winds from luminous quasars

University Education Physics Education Space Astronomy Astrophysics Black Holes

Guido Mueller

Professor · University of Florida

Guido Mueller’s research interests include quantum optics and detectors for axions and axion-like particles.

Space Astrophysics LIGO Gravitational Waves

Bernard Whiting

Professor · University of Florida

Bernard Whiting’s research interests include theoretical and experimental approaches to the understanding of gravitational waves.

Gravitational Waves Astrophyics LIGO Black Holes

Amber Stuver, PhD

Associate Professor of Physics | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Amber Stuver, PhD, is an expert in gravitational waves.

Gravity Astrophysics Gravitational Waves Black Holes

Jonas Mureika

Professor of Physics · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Nuclear Weapons Black Holes Models of Athletics Teaching Theories of Gravitation

Jonathan Trump, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Physics · University of Connecticut

Jonathan Trump is an observational astronomer who studies active galaxies

Physics and Astronomy Black Holes Supermassive Black Holes Active Galaxies

Eric Perlman, Ph.D.

Professor | Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Perlman is an observational astrophysicist whose research concentrates on the nuclei of galaxies.

James Webb Space Telescope Galactic Activity Galactic Nuclei Astrophysics Black Holes

Hai-Ping Cheng

Professor · University of Florida

Hai-Ping Cheng’s research interests include physical phenomena at ultra-small (nano) scale via large-scale computational approach.

Physics LIGO

David Tanner

Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

David Tanner’s research interests include instrumentation for gravitational-wave detection.

Physics LIGO

Guenakh Mitselmakher

Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

Guenakh Mitselmakher’s research interests include experimental particle physics and LIGO experiment for the search of gravitational waves.

Gravitational Waves LIGO Astrophysics

David Bader

Distinguished Professor, Data Science · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Interests lie at the intersection of data science & high-performance computing, with applications in cybersecurity

Graph Analytics Massive-Scale Analytics High-Performance Computing Data Science Applications in Cybersecurity

Megan Donahue

Professor of Astronomy · Michigan State University

Megan Donahue is an expert on AGN feedback in clusters and circumgalactic gas and is now president of the American Astronomical Society.

Galaxy Formation Galaxies Stars

James Bullock

Dean, School of Physical Sciences, Professor Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy · UC Irvine

James Bullock studies how galaxies and their constituent dark matter halos have formed and evolved over billions of years of cosmic time.

Dark Matter Star Formation Astronomy Galaxy Dynamics Physics

Adam Frank

Professor of Physics and Astronomy · University of Rochester

Frank is a leading expert on how stars form and how they die, as well as civilizations before humans

US Space Program Space Travel Science and Religion Evolution of Stars and Planets Physics and Astronomy

Paul Sutter

Professor of Astrophysics | Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics · The Ohio State University

Astrophysics expert, specializing in the emptiest regions of the universe

Astrophysics Big Bang Theory Space Exploration Intersections of Science and Art

Eric Vandernoot, M.S.

Astronomy & Physics Lab Coordinator · Florida Atlantic University

Eric Vandernoot operates FAU's Astronomical Observatory and teaches courses on Planetary Mechanics and Astronomy.

Telescopes Planetary Mechanics Astronomy Light Pollution Physics