Author Archives: cosmo06

Prof Andrew H. Jaffe

I was born in New York, USA, and after getting my undergraduate degree at Yale, took a year off to work on the atmospheric chemistry of the ozone hole before going to the University of Chicago to get my PhD … Continue reading

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Prof Nikolaos Tsamis

I was born in Athens, Greece and am married with one child. I studied physics at Brown University (BA), Harvard University (PhD) and did my post-doctoral research work at Stanford University, CERN and Ecole Polytechnique. I then returned to Greece … Continue reading

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Dr. Adam Amara

I was born in the desert of Morocco and moved to the north of England when I was 10. The transition from a dry desert climate to one that was chilly and wet was a bit of shock for me … Continue reading

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Prof Stefano Liberati

I was born in Rome in1970. M.Sc at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 1995. PhD in 2000, Supervisor D.W. Sciama, on “Vacuum effects in Strong Gravitational Fields”. Postdoc at the University of Maryland from 2000 to 2003. Research … Continue reading

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Gilad Amar

Having grown up in the concrete jungle of Johannesburg, I did my undergraduate in Nuclear Engineering followed by Physics Honours at The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). This was followed by some brief research work for the Wits High Energy … Continue reading

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Arun Kumar Aniyan

I was born in a beautiful place in South India called Kerala, more often known as “ Gods own Country ”. I did my Bachelors in Physics from St. Thomas College, Kozhencherry and then my Masters in Applied Electronics from … Continue reading

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Mark G. Jackson

I was born and raised in beautiful Portland, Oregon. I did my undergraduate degree at Duke University, then completed my Ph.D. in theoretical physics at Columbia University under Brian Greene. My research in superstring theory and cosmology continued with postdoctoral … Continue reading

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Kai Staats

I am an entrepreneur, writer, film maker and now, a student once more. In 1999 I co-founded and for ten years was CEO of Terra Soft Solutions, developer of Yellow Dog Linux. My company’s systems were used to process images … Continue reading

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Dr Ignacy Sawicki

I grew up in Poland in the final years of communism, moving to the UK for high school in the final years of Margaret Thatcher. I followed up a physics degree at Cambridge by a short digression in finance. Changing … Continue reading

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Lise du Buisson

I grew up in Stellenbosch, where I did my undergraduate degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Stellenbosch. In 2013 I moved to the University of Cape Town, where I am now doing my MSc with the … Continue reading

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Romeel S. Dave

I was born in California and grew up mostly in the U.S.A. with a few early years spent in India. My father is Indian and my mother is American. I received my bachelor’s in Physics from Berkeley, a Master’s in … Continue reading

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Moumita Aich

I was born in Calcutta, India. I did my Bachelors in Physics from Presidency College and Masters from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. I had the opportunity to pursue a PhD in Cosmology with Prof. Tarun Souradeep at Inter-University Centre … Continue reading

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