Dimitrios Psaltis

Professor of Astronomy and Physics

Research

My research focuses on testing the theory of general relativity in the strong-field regime. I also work on various aspects of the physics and astrophysics of neutron stars and black holes, as well as on the properties of magnetohydrodynamic turbulence.

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Teaching

I regularly teach undergraduate and graduate classes on Numerical Methods in Physics, on Theoretical Mechanics , on Theoretical Astrophysics, and on General Relativity

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Research Group

I enjoy collaborating closely with graduate students, undergraduate students, and postdocs in my research group and from around the world.

Collaborations

I am heavily involved in the Event Horizon Telescope project, which aims to take the first pictures of the horizons of astrophysical black holes. I am also a member of various science working groups assisting in the design of future space missions such as NICER and PRAXyS.

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I am a professor of Astronomy and Physics at theĀ University of Arizona. I am also a member of theĀ Theoretical Astrophysics Program.

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Dimitrios Psaltis

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