Eiichiro Komatsu, Ph.D.

Max Planck Institute

Eiichiro Komatsu uses theoretical physics and experimental data to study the origin, evolution and constituents of our universe. He received his Ph.D. from Tohoku University in Japan in 2001. After being a postdoctoral researcher at Princeton University and spending nine years at the University of Texas as faculty, he moved to the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics in Germany in 2012 to serve as a director. He has received numerous awards, including the American Astronomical Society’s Lancelot Berkeley Prize in 2013.

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