Dr. Elisa Maggio

Marie Curie Fellow
Astrophysikalische und Kosmologische Relativitätstheorie
Standort Potsdam
+49 331 567-7199


My research is focused on tests of gravity in the strong-field regime with gravitational-wave observations. I work on tests of the nature of the astrophysical sources by modeling the inspiral and ringdown of compact binary coalescences.

Here are links to my publications: from Spires, and from the ADS database.


2011-2014: Bachelor Degree in Physics, Sapienza University of Rome.
2014-2016: Master Degree in Theoretical Physics, Sapienza University of Rome. Thesis: "Exotic compact objects as black-hole mimickers: spectroscopy and stability of wormholes”, supervisor Prof. Paolo Pani.
Summer 2015: INFN-NSF/LIGO Summer Exchange Student, California Institute of Technology. Research project: “Black hole kicks”.
2017-2018: Student in Applied Mathematics, University of Sheffield.
2018: Short term scientific mission grant by COST Action CA16104 GWverse, Instituto Superior Técnico. Research project: "Gravitational instability of exotic compact objects”, with Prof. Vitor Cardoso.
2018-2021: PhD Student in Physics, Sapienza University of Rome. Thesis: “Probing new physics on the horizon of black holes with gravitational waves”, supervisor Prof. Paolo Pani.

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