## 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

Open Data from the Third Observing Run of LIGO, Virgo, KAGRA, and GEO

– The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series

(2023)

267,

29

(doi: 10.3847/1538-4365/acdc9f)

Stochastic gravitational wave background from supernovae in massive scalar-tensor gravity

– Physical Review D

(2023)

107,

124040

(doi: 10.1103/physrevd.107.124040)

Constraints on the Cosmic Expansion History from GWTC–3

– Astrophysical Journal

(2023)

949,

76

(doi: 10.3847/1538-4357/ac74bb)

Advanced Virgo Status

– Journal of Physics Conference Series

(2023)

2429,

151

Model-based Cross-correlation Search for Gravitational Waves from the Low-mass X-Ray Binary Scorpius X-1 in LIGO O3 Data

– The Astrophysical Journal Letters

(2022)

941,

L30

(doi: 10.3847/2041-8213/aca1b0)

An Order Statistics Post-Mortem on LIGO–Virgo GWTC-2 Events Analyzed with Nested Sampling

– Annalen der Physik

(2022)

536,

ARTN 2200271

(doi: 10.1002/andp.202200271)

Searches for Gravitational Waves from Known Pulsars at Two Harmonics in the Second and Third LIGO-Virgo Observing Runs

– The Astrophysical Journal

(2022)

935,

1

(doi: 10.3847/1538-4357/ac6acf)

First joint observation by the underground gravitational-wave detector KAGRA with GEO 600

– Progress of Theoretical and Experimental Physics

(2022)

2022,

F01

(doi: 10.1093/ptep/ptac073)

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)

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