Whelan, John T.

Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences (SMS), Graduate Program Coordinator in Astrophysical Sciences and Technology (AST), College of Science (COS), PI of RIT's group in the LIGO Scientific Collaboration (LSC)
Ph.D: 
University of California, Santa Barbara, 1996.
Office: 
74-2063
Phone: 
(585) 475-5083
Fax: 
(585) 475-7340
Research: 
Gravitational Wave Data Analysis
Astrophysical Relativity
Background: 

1991: BA summa cum laude in Astronomy and with distinction in all subjects, Cornell University

1996: PhD in Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara (dissertation: Addressing the Issues of Quantum Gravity in Generalized Quantum Mechanics)

Postdocs:

  • 1996-1998, University of Utah
  • 1998-2000, Universität Bern
  • 2000-2002, The University of Texas at Brownsville

2002-2006: Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Loyola University New Orleans

2006-2008: Senior Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute), Potsdam

2014-2015 (sabbatical): Visiting Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute), Hannover

See also curriculum vitæ and list of talks and posters presented.

Teaching: 

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Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation, School of Mathematical Sciences,
Rochester Institute of Technology,
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Fax: (585) 475-7340
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