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MPI for Gravitational Physics

Albert Einstein Institute

Prof. Bruce Allen

Callinstraße 38

30167 Hannover

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Prof. Bruce Allen

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Prof. Bruce Allen

Position:

Direktor/-in

Telefonnummer:

  • +49 511 762-17148

Faxnummer:

  • +49 511 762-17182

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Raum:

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Forschungsinteressen

Early universe cosmology, de Sitter space, Curved-space quantum field theory, Cosmic strings, Inflationary models of the early universe, Gravitational radiation emission by cosmic strings, Gravitational wave data analysis, Large scale cluster computing, Public distributed computing

Vita

Director at Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics

Head of the division Observational Relativity and Cosmology

Honorary Professor of Physics, Leibniz Universität Hannover

Adjunct Professor of Physics, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, USA


Personal Data

Date of Birth: May 11, 1959
Nationality: American
Sex: Male

Education

1986-1987: Chercheur Associé, Observatoire de Paris - Meudon, France
1985-1986: Postdoctoral Fellow, Tufts University, USA
1983-1985: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California Santa Barbara, USA
1980-1984: Ph.D. in Gravitation and Cosmology, Cambridge University, England (Supervisor: S. Hawking)
1976-1980: B.S. in Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Academic Appointments

Since 2008: Honorary Professor of Physics, Leibniz Universität Hannover
Since 2007: Director at Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics(Albert Einstein Institute), Hannover
Since 2007: Adjunct Professor of Physics, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, USA
1997-2006: Professor of Physics, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, USA
1992-1997: Associate Professor of Physics, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, USA
1989-1992: Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, USA
1987-1989: Research Assistant Professor, Tufts University, USA

Scientific awards/honours/memberships 

2005: Elected Fellow, American Physical Society
2004: Elected Fellow, Institute of Physics, UK
2004: Principal Investigator, Einstein@Home project
2002-2003: Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
2001-2006: Member, Editorial Board, Classical and Quantum Gravity
1997-2006: Member, Executive Committee, LIGO Scientific Collaboration
1997-2000: Member, NASA Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) Mission definition team
1997: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Graduate School Research Award
1995-1997: Member, Executive Committee, LIGO Research Community
1990: First prize, Gravity Research Foundation, USA
1987-: Approximately 10M USD research funding from the National Science Foundation
1981: Knight Prize, Cambridge University, England
1980-1983: Marshall Scholar, Cambridge University, England
1980-1985: NSF Graduate Fellowship (declined)
1980-1982: Churchill Scholar, Cambridge University, England (declined)
1980: Phi Beta Kappa, MIT, USA

Organisationseinheit (Abteilung, Gruppe, Einrichtung):

  • Experimentelle Relativität und Kosmologie
  • Standort Hannover
 
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