Dimitrios Psaltis

Professor of Astronomy & Physics
University of Arizona

Dimitrios Psaltis is a professor of Astronomy and Physics at the University of Arizona. His research pioneered the development of tests for signatures of the gravitation fields associated with black holes and neutron starts via observations of the electromagnetic spectrum. He employs high-performance computational tools to study various aspects of the physics and astrophysics of these extreme phenomena. Through his work, Dimitrios also makes extensive use of virtual and augmented reality platforms to engage the general public in the fascinating physics of black holes. He has received a number of professional awards for his work, including a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation and a Fellowship from the Radcliff Institute of Advanced Study at Harvard.

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