## Career

**2019-now :**Senior Kavli Research Fellow, KICC/DAMTP - University of Cambridge**2018-2019:**Senior Postdoctoral Researcher - University of Jena**2016-2018:**Rubicon post-doctoral research fellow, DAMTP - University of Cambridge**2011-2016:**PhD in gravitational wave physics, Nikhef Amsterdam**2007-2011:**Master in Theoretical Physics, Master in Mathematics, Utrecht University

## Research

Michalis is a member of the Kavli Institute for Cosmology in Cambridge and the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, in the *Relativity and Gravitation* research group. He is also an active member of the LIGO - Virgo Collaboration. His current research is focused on the study of gravitational waves, the nature of spacetime, gravity and matter.

## Selected Publications

- M. Agathos, et al., "Inferring Prompt Black-Hole Formation in Neutron Star Mergers from Gravitational-Wave Data",
*Phys.Rev.D*,**101**(4), 044006, 2020 - M. Breschi, et al., "kiloHertz gravitational waves from binary neutron star remnants: time-domain model and constraints on extreme matter",
*Phys.Rev.D*,**100**(10) 104029, 2019 - B. P. Abbott, et al., "Tests of General Relativity with the Binary Black Hole Signals from the LIGO-Virgo Catalog GWTC-1",
*Phys.Rev.D*,**100**(10), 104036, 2019 - B. P. Abbott, et. al., "Tests of general relativity with GW150914",
*Phys. Rev. Lett.*,**116**(22), 221101, 2016 - M. Agathos, et al., "Constraining the neutron star equation of state with gravitational wave signals from coalescing binary neutron stars",
*Phys. Rev. D*,**92**(2), 023012, 2015 - M. Agathos, et al., "TIGER: A data analysis pipeline for testing the strong-field dynamics of general relativity with gravitational wave signals from coalescing compact binaries",
*Phys. Rev. D*,**89**(8), 082001, 2014

## Publications

Search for anisotropic gravitational-wave backgrounds using data from Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo’s first three observing runs

– Physical Review D

(2021)

104,

022005

(DOI: 10.1103/physrevd.104.022005)

Upper limits on the isotropic gravitational-wave background from Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo's third observing run

– Physical Review D

(2021)

104,

022004

(DOI: 10.1103/physrevd.104.022004)

Search for Gravitational Waves Associated with Gamma-Ray Bursts Detected by Fermi and Swift during the LIGO-Virgo Run O3a

– Astrophysical Journal

(2021)

915,

86

(DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/abee15)

Constraints on Cosmic Strings Using Data from the Third Advanced LIGO-Virgo Observing Run.

– Physical Review Letters

(2021)

126,

241102

Tests of general relativity with binary black holes from the second LIGO-Virgo gravitational-wave transient catalog

– Physical Review D

(2021)

103,

122002

(DOI: 10.1103/physrevd.103.122002)

GWTC-2: Compact Binary Coalescences Observed by LIGO and Virgo during the First Half of the Third Observing Run

– Physical Review X

(2021)

11,

021053

(DOI: 10.1103/physrevx.11.021053)

Waveform systematics in the gravitational-wave inference of tidal parameters and equation of state from binary neutron-star signals

– Physical Review D

(2021)

103,

124015

(DOI: 10.1103/physrevd.103.124015)

Diving below the Spin-down Limit: Constraints on Gravitational Waves from the Energetic Young Pulsar PSR J0537-6910

– The Astrophysical Journal Letters

(2021)

913,

l27

(DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/abffcd)

Population properties of compact objects from the second LIGO-Virgo gravitational-wave transient catalog

– The Astrophysical Journal Letters

(2021)

913,

L7

(DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/abe949)

A Gravitational-wave Measurement of the Hubble Constant following the Second Observing Run of Advanced LIGO and Virgo

– Astrophysical Journal

(2021)

909,

218

(DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/abdcb7)

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