Vicky Kalogera

Daniel I. Linzer Distinguished University Professor
Department of Physics & Astronomy,
Director, Center of Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA) at Northwestern University.


Areas of Expertise:

  • Astrophysics of Compact Objects (White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars, and Black Holes)
  • Populations of X-ray Binaries, Binary Pulsars, Double Compact Objects, Gamma-Ray Bursts, Supernovae and Supernova Progenitors
  • Formation and Evolution of Binary Systems with Compact Objects in the Milky Way and other galaxies, in Fields and Dense Stellar Environments
  • Time-Domain, Gravitational-Wave, and Transient Astrophysics
  • Advanced Data Analysis and Inference Methods