Partner Investigators

Frenk, Professor Carlos - Partner Investigator

University of Durham, UK

Website(s): Personal Website


Research Interests / Responsibilities:

  • Director of the Institute for Computational Cosmology, at Durham University;
  • Building model universes in state-of-the-art supercomputers, to understand how the structures in our Universe evolved from simple beginnings to the complex structures composed of stars and galaxies that we see today;
  • Research interests span cosmology, large-scale structure, galaxy formation and supercomputer simulations of the formation of cosmic structures;
  • PI of the Virgo consortium, an international collaboration involved in cosmological supercomputer simulations;
  • Member of the Anglo-Australian '2dF' galaxy redshift survey project;
  • Coordinator of an EC Alfa programme for collaboration with researchers in Latin America.