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The Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation (CCRG) is a COS Research Center and a Research Center of Excellence at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) dedicated to research at the frontiers of numerical relativity and relativistic astrophysics, gravitational-wave physics, its connection to experiments and observations, and high-performance computation and scientific visualization. 

The CCRG includes faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and students across several several departments and colleges at RIT, as well as affiliate researchers, external collaborators, and visiting scientists. The CCRG has many active externally funded projects and operates state-of-the-art laboratories in high-performance computation and visualization. Read more ...

Upcoming events

Lunch: Binary Neutron-Star Mergers in General Relativity vs. Scalar-Tensor Theories of Gravity: Gravitational & Electromagnetic Radiation
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 12:30pm
Location: CIMS Bldg 78-2130
Speaker: Marcelo Ponce
Lunch: CCRG lunch - Testing Relativity with the parameterized post-Einsteinian framework
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 12:30pm
Location: Carlson 1230
Speaker: Laura Sampson
Lunch: CCRG lunch - Spontaneous Scalarization of Neutron Stars
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 12:30pm
Location: Carlson 1230 [R]*
Speaker: Michael Horbatch
Lunch: CCRG lunch - Stefan Ballmer
Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 12:30pm
Location: Carlson 1230
Speaker: Stefan Ballmer