Category: DGRAV Announcements

2016 DGRAV election

The 2016 election for DGRAV committee members is now open. Members should have received an election email in your inbox with a link to the ballot. Besides the usual positions, there are two special items: approving the updated bylaws, and…

2016 APS Fellows

Congratulations to the 2016 APS Fellows, many of whom have contributed to gravitational physics! The nominations from the Division of Gravitational Physics were: Thomas W. Baumgarte, Jiří Bičák, Valery V. Frolov, Michael Landry, Eva Silverstein, Ulrich Sperhake, Robin T. Stebbins,…

2017 Einstein Prize awarded to Robert M. Wald

Congratulations to Robert M. Wald (U. Chicago), the recipient of the 2017 Einstein Prize. The Einstein prize is awarded by the APS to recognize outstanding accomplishments in the field of gravitational physics. Prof. Wald is highly deserving of this award,…

EGM19 Best Student Presentation Award

Congratulations to James Mertens of Case Western Reserve University for winning the Best Student Presentation Award at last week’s 19th Eastern Gravity Meeting. James presented Computing Observables in an Inhomogeneous Universe using Numerical Relativity. See more about the Best Student Presentation…

Announcement of Ideas Lab: Measuring “Big G”

NSF Ideas Lab: Measuring “Big G” Challenge Physics Needs You! We are looking for bold researchers willing to design and undertake new measurements of Newton’s gravitational constant G (“Big G”). No background in the field? No problem! Motivation: The gravitational…

New Special Session at APS April Meeting

Dear GGR members, Please note that a new special plenary session “LIGO@Lunch: Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Merger” will be held at 12:33 p.m. on Sunday, April 17, at the APS April Meeting in Salt Lake…

Gordon Research Conference

Relativity and Gravitation: Contemporary Research and Teaching of Einstein’s Physics Meeting website Applications for this meeting must be submitted by May 8, 2016. Albert Einstein published his first paper on gravitation and general relativity 100 years ago. Ten years earlier…

Postdoctoral positions at RIT

Postdoctoral Positions at the Rochester Institute of Technology The Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation (CCRG) at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) anticipates filling several postdoctoral positions in the coming year. We are looking for postdoctoral candidates in the…