Alessandra Buonanno

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Prof. Dr. Alessandra Buonanno

Director at Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics
Head of the division Astrophysical and Cosmological Relativity


Address:

Max-Planck-Institut für Gravitationsphysik
(Albert-Einstein-Institut)

Am Mühlenberg 1
D-14471 Potsdam-Golm

GERMANY

Phone: +49 331 567-7220
Fax: +49 331 567-7298

E-mail: alessandra.buonanno@aei.mpg.de


Curriculum Vitae

Personal Data

Nationalities: Italian (by birth), USA (naturalized)

Education

1996

PhD in Physics, University of Pisa, Italy

1993 Master in Physics (Laurea), University of Pisa, Italy

Academic Appointments

2014-Present

Director at Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics
(Albert Einstein Institute)

College Park Professor, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

2010-2014 Professor of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
2005-2010 Associate Professor of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Jan-Aug 2005 Staff researcher (CR1) of CNRS, Laboratoire d’Astroparticule et Cosmologie (APC), Paris, France

Dec 2001-
Dec 2004

Staff researcher (CR1) of CNRS, Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris (IAP), Paris, France
Oct 1999-
Nov 2001
Richard C. Tolman Prize Postdoctoral Fellow, Caltech, Pasadena, CA
Sep 1997-
Sep 1999
Postdoctoral Fellow, Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques
(IHES), Bures-sur-Yvette (Paris), France
Jan-Aug 1997 Research associate at the Theoretical Division of CERN, Geneva, Switzerland

Honors, Awards, Memberships, and Professional Activities

2016 Lower Saxony State Award (shared with Bruce Allen and Karsten Danzmann)
2016 Special Breakthrough Prize (shared with LIGO Scientific Collaboration)
2016 Gruber Prize (shared with LIGO Scientific Collaboration)
2015-2017 Member Editorial Board of Physical Review D
Since 2014 Distinguished Visiting Research Chair, Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Canada
2013-2015 Member of the APS Committee on International Freedom of Scientists
2011-2012 William and Flora Hewlett Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2011 American Physical Society, Fellow
2010-2013 Member Advisory Board, KITP, Santa Barbara, CA
2010

International Society of General Relativity and Gravitation, Fellow

2007

Richard A. Ferrell Distinguished Faculty Fellow,
Department of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

2006-2008

Alfred P. Sloan Fellow

1999-2002

Richard C. Tolman Prize Fellow, Caltech, Pasadena, CA

2000

Italian Society of General Relativity and Gravitational Physics (SIGRAV) Prize

Professional Societies

2011 American Physical Society, Fellow
2010 International Society of General Relativity and Gravitation, Fellow
 
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