Team

Sebastiano Bernuzzi (University of Jena)

Sebastiano is a professor in the Theoretical Physics Institute at the Friedrich-Schiller University. He and his group are members of Virgo and of the LIGO-Virgo scientific collaboration, Sebastiano is leading the Virgo group PROMETEO composed of scientists at Jena, Milano Bicocca and Torino. Sebastiano's group is partially supported through the ERC H2020 Starting grant BinGraSp-714626

Bernd Brügmann (University of Jena)

Bernd is a professor at the Theoretical Physics Institute of the Friedrich-Schiller University leading the numerical relativity group.

Swami Vivekanandji Chaurasia (University of Jena)

Vivek is a PhD student in the Numerical Relativity group lead by Bernd. His current research interest is the study of eccentric neutron star binaries through numerical simulations.

Tim Dietrich (Nikhef)

Tim is currently working at Nikhef, the Dutch National Institute for Subatomic Physics, and is a member of the Ligo-Virgo collaboration. His position is funded by the European Research Council through the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship "BNSmergers".

Reetika Dudi (University of Jena)

Reetika is a PhD student in the Numerical Relativity group lead by Bernd. She is a member of the LIGO-Virgo scientific collaboration studying the imprint of tidal effects on the gravitational wave signal.

NÚstor Enrique Ortiz Madrigal (University of Jena)

Nestor is a postdoctoral researcher at the Theoretical Physics Institute of the Friedrich-Schiller University, in Jena. He is interested in relativistic astrophysics, fundamental aspects of general relativity, and phenomenology of alternative theories of gravity

Albino Perego (INFN, Milano Bicocca)

Albino is a postdoc at the Italian Nuclear Physics Institute, (INFN), in the Milano Bicocca group, at the physics department of the Milano Bicocca University. He is a theoretical and nuclear astrophysicist. His interests include stellar explosions of massive stars (core-collapse supernovae), the coalescence of neutrons star binaries, and the production of the heavy elements in the Universe.

David Radice (Princeton University)

David is a research associate at the Department of Astrophysical Sciences of Princeton University and a member of the Institute for Advanced Study in the School of Natural Sciences. His research interests span different areas of computational physics and astrophysics: from the development of new numerical methods to their application to the study of core-collapse supernovae and binary neutron star mergers, encompassing fundamental physics questions such as the nature of turbulence.

Wolfgang Tichy (Florida Atlantic University)

Wolfgang is a professor in the Department of Physics at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) and a member of the FAUST group at FAU. His research interests include General Relativity, Numerical Reltivity, Black Holes, Neutron Stars, and Gravitational Waves.

Maximiliano Ujevic (Federal University of ABC)

Maximiliano is an associate professor at the Center for Natural and Human Sciences at Federal University of ABC in Santo Andre. He works in the areas of Relativity and Gravitation, and Applied Mathematics.

Francesco Zappa (University of Jena)

Francesco is a PhD student at Jena. His research interests are numerical relativity, gravitational waves and compact binaries.