Coordinators of GWSC

Prof. Michele Maggiore

Coordinator, Executive Board Member

Department of Theoretical Physics, Section of Physics, University of Geneva

His research interests include the theory of gravitational waves, large-scale structure, and the origin of dark matter.

Prof. Anastasios Fragkos (a.k.a Tassos Fragos)

Vice-coordinator, executive board member

Department of Astronomy, University of Geneva

His research interests include gravitational-wave astrophysics, compact object (black hole and neutron star) formation, high-energy astrophysics, and several aspects of stellar and binary evolution.

Executive Board Members of GWSC

Prof. Antonio Riotto

Executive Board Member

Department of Theoretical Physics, Section of Physics, University of Geneva

His research interests include the study of inflation in the early universe, the cosmic microwave background, large-scale structure, dark matter and baryon asymmetry.

Prof. George Meynet

Executive board member

Department of Astronomy, University of Geneva

His research interests include the evolution of massive stars, physical processes in stellar interiors, and stellar nucleosynthesis

Prof. Steven Schramm

Executive board member

Department of Nuclear and Corpuscular Physics, University of Geneva

His research interests include hadronic physics and machine learning.

Prof. Federico Nieto Sanchez

Executive board member

Department of Astronomy, University of Geneva

His research interests include neutrino physics.

Members of GWSC

Dr. Simone Bavera

Member

Department of Astronomy, University of Geneva

His research interests include gravitational-wave astrophysics, population synthesis of double compact objects, long-duration gamma-ray bursts, Bayesian statistics and machine learning applied to astrophysical problems.

Dr. Stefano Foffa

Member

Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Geneva

His research interests include gravitational waves and general relativity.

Mr. Zepei Xing

Member

Department of Astronomy, University of Geneva

His research interests include population synthesis of double compact objects.

Mr. Francesco Iacovelli

Member

Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Geneva

His research interests include Gravitational waves, Modified gravity, Dark energy, Large scale structure.

Dr. Michele Mancarella

Member

Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Geneva

His research interests include Dark energy, Modified gravity, Gravitational waves, Machine Learning, and science related to the Einstein Telescope and the LISA mision.

Affiliated Members

Prof. Pascal Oesch

Affiliated Member

Department of Astronomy, University of Geneva

His research interests include observations of very high-redshift galaxies.

Prof. Camille Bonvin

Affiliated Member

Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Geneva

Her research interests include large-scale structure, dark energy, modified gravity, relativistic effects, and gravitational waves.

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Prof. Martin Kunz

Affiliated Member

Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Geneva

His research interests include dark energy, cosmic microwave background, topological defects, inflation, and modified gravity

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Prof. Lucas Lombriser

Affiliated Member

Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Geneva

His research interests include large-scale structure, gravitational waves, dark energy, modified gravity, LISA, cosmological Constant Problem,  and the Hubble constant

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Dr. Chiara Caprini

Affiliated Member

Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Geneva

Her research interests include gravitational waves.