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Emanuele Berti

Associate Professor, University of Mississippi

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About me

I work on gravitational physics, and in particular on black holes, neutron stars, gravitational radiation, relativistic astrophysics and strong-field tests of general relativity.

Current position

  • Associate Professor in the gravity group at the University of Mississippi.

Selected professional recognitions

  • 2017: University of Mississippi’s College of Liberal Arts inaugural Research, Scholarship and Creative Achievement Award.
  • 2017-2020: Divisional Associate Editor of Physical Review Letters.
  • 2017-2020: Selected as a member of NASA’s U.S. LISA Study Team.
  • 2016-2019: Elected to the Chair Line of the American Physical Society’s Division of Gravitational Physics.
  • 2016: IOP Outstanding Reviewer Award.
  • 2016-2017: Selected as a member of NASA’s L3 Study Team, investigating NASA’s participation in ESA’s L3 gravitational wave mission.
  • 2015-2017: FCT Consolidator Award, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon (Portugal).
  • 2015: Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society by the Division of Gravitational Physics.
  • 2014-2019: Associate Editor of General Relativity and Gravitation.
  • 2013-2019: Elected Member of the Nominating Committee of the International Society on General Relativity and Gravitation.
  • 2011-2016: NSF CAREER Award.
  • 2011: American Physical Society Outstanding Referee Award.


You can find a list of my publications on the arXiv, INSPIRE, NASA ADS, Google Scholar, or in my CV.

A Serious Man

The picture above is from the Coen brothers’ movie A Serious Man.