Dimitrios Psaltis

Professor of Astronomy and Physics

Education: 

Ph.D., 1998, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Fields of Study: 

Research Interests: 

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.

Honors 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