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Whelan, John T.
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Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences
Program Faculty - PhD Program in Astrophysical Sciences and Technology (AST)
PI of RIT's group in the LIGO Scientific Collaboration

Education

  • PhD in Physics
    University of California, Santa Barbara

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: 

See past courses.