Theoretical High Energy Astrophysics, General Relativity, Computational Astrophysics
Dr. Psaltis' research focuses on the physics of neutron stars and black holes, the properties of magnetohydrodynamic turbulence in accretion flows, the testing of the theory of general relativity in the strong-field regime, and the physics responsible for the accelerating universe.
Professional Affiliations and Awards:
CAREER Award, 2008
Academic Prize of the Bodossaki Foundation, 2005
Harvard-Smithsonian CfA Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1997
Jordan A. Asketh Fellowship, University of Illinois, 1997