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Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

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.D101(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.D100(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.D100(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. D89(8), 082001, 2014

 

Publications

Open Data from the Third Observing Run of LIGO, Virgo, KAGRA, and GEO
R Abbott, H Abe, F Acernese, K Ackley, S Adhicary, N Adhikari, RX Adhikari, VK Adkins, VB Adya, C Affeldt, D Agarwal, M Agathos, OD Aguiar, L Aiello, A Ain, P Ajith, T Akutsu, S Albanesi, RA Alfaidi, A Al-Jodah, C Alléné, A Allocca, M Almualla, PA Altin, A Amato, L Amez-Droz, A Amorosi, S Anand, A Ananyeva, R Andersen, SB Anderson, WG Anderson, M Andia, M Ando, T Andrade, N Andres, M Andrés-Carcasona, T Andrić, S Ansoldi, JM Antelis, S Antier, M Aoumi, T Apostolatos, EZ Appavuravther, S Appert, SK Apple, K Arai, A Araya, MC Araya, JS Areeda, M Arène, N Aritomi, N Arnaud, M Arogeti, SM Aronson, KG Arun, H Asada, G Ashton, Y Aso, M Assiduo, S Assis de Souza Melo, SM Aston, P Astone, F Aubin, K AultONeal, S Babak, A Badalyan, F Badaracco, C Badger, S Bae, S Bagnasco, Y Bai, JG Baier, L Baiotti, J Baird, R Bajpai, T Baka, M Ball, G Ballardin, SW Ballmer, G Baltus, S Banagiri, B Banerjee, D Bankar, P Baral, JC Barayoga, J Barber, BC Barish, D Barker, P Barneo, F Barone, B Barr, L Barsotti, M Barsuglia, D Barta, SD Barthelmy, MA Barton, I Bartos, S Basak, A Basalaev
– Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series
(2023)
267,
29
Stochastic gravitational wave background from supernovae in massive scalar-tensor gravity
R Rosca-Mead, M Agathos, CJ Moore, U Sperhake
– Physical Review D
(2023)
107,
124040
Constraints on the Cosmic Expansion History from GWTC–3
R Abbott, H Abe, F Acernese, K Ackley, N Adhikari, RX Adhikari, VK Adkins, VB Adya, C Affeldt, D Agarwal, M Agathos, K Agatsuma, N Aggarwal, OD Aguiar, L Aiello, A Ain, P Ajith, T Akutsu, S Albanesi, RA Alfaidi, A Allocca, PA Altin, A Amato, C Anand, S Anand, A Ananyeva, SB Anderson, WG Anderson, M Ando, T Andrade, N Andres, M Andres-Carcasona, T Andric, SV Angelova, S Ansoldi, JM Antelis, S Antier, T Apostolatos, EZ Appavuravther, S Appert, SK Apple, K Arai, A Araya, MC Araya, JS Areeda, M Arene, N Aritomi, N Arnaud, M Arogeti, SM Aronson, KG Arun, H Asada, Y Asali, G Ashton, Y Aso, M Assiduo, SA De Souza Melo, SM Aston, P Astone, F Aubin, K AultONeal, C Austin, S Babak, F Badaracco, MKM Bader, C Badger, S Bae, Y Bae, AM Baer, S Bagnasco, Y Bai, J Baird, R Bajpai, T Baka, M Ball, G Ballardin, SW Ballmer, A Balsamo, G Baltus, S Banagiri, B Banerjee, D Bankar, JC Barayoga, C Barbieri, R Barbieri, BC Barish, D Barker, P Barneo, F Barone, B Barr, L Barsotti, M Barsuglia, D Barta, J Bartlett, MA Barton, I Bartos, S Basak, R Bassiri, A Basti, M Bawaj
– Astrophysical Journal
(2023)
949,
76
The Advanced Virgo plus status
F Acernese, M Agathos, A Ain, S Albanesi, C Alléné, A Allocca, A Amato, M Andia, T Andrade, N Andres, M Andrés-Carcasona, T Andrić, S Ansoldi, S Antier, T Apostolatos, EZ Appavuravther, M Arène, N Arnaud, M Assiduo, SADS Melo, P Astone, F Aubin, S Babak, F Badaracco, S Bagnasco, J Baird, T Baka, G Ballardin, G Baltus, B Banerjee, P Barneo, F Barone, M Barsuglia, D Barta, A Basti, M Bawaj, M Bazzan, F Beirnaert, M Bejger, V Benedetto, M Berbel, S Bernuzzi, D Bersanetti, A Bertolini, U Bhardwaj, A Bianchi, M Bilicki, S Bini, M Bischi, M Bitossi, MA Bizouard, F Bobba, M Boër, G Bogaert, G Boileau, M Boldrini, LD Bonavena, R Bondarescu, F Bondu, R Bonnand, V Boschi, V Boudart, Y Bouffanais, A Bozzi, C Bradaschia, M Braglia, M Branchesi, M Breschi, T Briant, A Brillet, J Brooks, G Bruno, F Bucci, O Bulashenko, T Bulik, HJ Bulten, R Buscicchio, D Buskulic, C Buy, G Cabras, R Cabrita, G Cagnoli, E Calloni, M Canepa, G Caneva, M Cannavacciuolo, E Capocasa, G Carapella, F Carbognani, M Carpinelli, G Carullo, JC Diaz, C Casentini, S Caudill, R Cavalieri, G Cella, P Cerdá-Durán, E Cesarini, W Chaibi, P Chanial
– 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
R Abbott, H Abe, F Acernese, K Ackley, S Adhicary, N Adhikari, RX Adhikari, VK Adkins, VB Adya, C Affeldt, D Agarwal, M Agathos, OD Aguiar, L Aiello, A Ain, P Ajith, T Akutsu, S Albanesi, RA Alfaidi, C Alléné, A Allocca, PA Altin, A Amato, S Anand, A Ananyeva, SB Anderson, WG Anderson, M Ando, T Andrade, N Andres, M Andrés-Carcasona, T Andrić, S Ansoldi, JM Antelis, S Antier, T Apostolatos, EZ Appavuravther, S Appert, SK Apple, K Arai, A Araya, MC Araya, JS Areeda, M Arène, N Aritomi, N Arnaud, SM Aronson, H Asada, G Ashton, Y Aso, M Arogeti, M Assiduo, S Assis de Souza Melo, SM Aston, P Astone, F Aubin, K AultONeal, S Babak, F Badaracco, C Badger, S Bae, Y Bae, S Bagnasco, Y Bai, JG Baier, J Baird, R Bajpai, T Baka, M Ball, G Ballardin, SW Ballmer, G Baltus, S Banagiri, B Banerjee, D Bankar, JC Barayoga, BC Barish, D Barker, P Barneo, F Barone, B Barr, L Barsotti, M Barsuglia, D Barta, J Bartlett, MA Barton, I Bartos, S Basak, R Bassiri, A Basti, M Bawaj, JC Bayley, M Bazzan, B Bécsy, VM Bedakihale, F Beirnaert, M Bejger, I Belahcene, AS Bell, V Benedetto
– The Astrophysical Journal Letters
(2022)
941,
l30
An Order Statistics Post-Mortem on LIGO–Virgo GWTC-2 Events Analyzed with Nested Sampling
T Klinger, M Agathos
– Annalen der Physik
(2022)
536,
ARTN 2200271
Searches for Gravitational Waves from Known Pulsars at Two Harmonics in the Second and Third LIGO-Virgo Observing Runs
R Abbott, H Abe, F Acernese, K Ackley, N Adhikari, RX Adhikari, VK Adkins, VB Adya, C Affeldt, D Agarwal, M Agathos, K Agatsuma, N Aggarwal, OD Aguiar, L Aiello, A Ain, P Ajith, T Akutsu, S Albanesi, RA Alfaidi, A Allocca, PA Altin, A Amato, C Anand, S Anand, A Ananyeva, SB Anderson, WG Anderson, M Ando, T Andrade, N Andres, M Andrés-Carcasona, T Andrić, SV Angelova, S Ansoldi, JM Antelis, S Antier, T Apostolatos, EZ Appavuravther, S Appert, SK Apple, K Arai, A Araya, MC Araya, JS Areeda, M Arène, N Aritomi, N Arnaud, M Arogeti, SM Aronson, KG Arun, H Asada, Y Asali, G Ashton, Y Aso, M Assiduo, SA de Souza Melo, SM Aston, P Astone, F Aubin, K AultONeal, C Austin, S Babak, F Badaracco, MKM Bader, C Badger, S Bae, Y Bae, AM Baer, S Bagnasco, Y Bai, M Bailes, J Baird, R Bajpai, T Baka, M Ball, G Ballardin, SW Ballmer, A Balsamo, G Baltus, S Banagiri, B Banerjee, D Bankar, JC Barayoga, C Barbieri, BC Barish, D Barker, P Barneo, F Barone, B Barr, L Barsotti, M Barsuglia, D Barta, J Bartlett, MA Barton, I Bartos, S Basak, R Bassiri, A Basti, M Bawaj
– The Astrophysical Journal
(2022)
935,
1
First joint observation by the underground gravitational-wave detector KAGRA with GEO 600
R Abbott, H Abe, F Acernese, K Ackley, N Adhikari, RX Adhikari, VK Adkins, VB Adya, C Affeldt, D Agarwal, M Agathos, K Agatsuma, N Aggarwal, OD Aguiar, L Aiello, A Ain, P Ajith, T Akutsu, S Albanesi, RA Alfaidi, A Allocca, PA Altin, A Amato, C Anand, S Anand, A Ananyeva, SB Anderson, WG Anderson, M Ando, T Andrade, N Andres, M Andrés-Carcasona, T Andrić, SV Angelova, S Ansoldi, JM Antelis, S Antier, T Apostolatos, EZ Appavuravther, S Appert, SK Apple, K Arai, A Araya, MC Araya, JS Areeda, M Arène, N Aritomi, N Arnaud, M Arogeti, SM Aronson, KG Arun, H Asada, Y Asali, G Ashton, Y Aso, M Assiduo, SA de Souza Melo, SM Aston, P Astone, F Aubin, K AultONeal, C Austin, S Babak, F Badaracco, MKM Bader, C Badger, S Bae, Y Bae, AM Baer, S Bagnasco, Y Bai, J Baird, R Bajpai, T Baka, M Ball, G Ballardin, SW Ballmer, A Balsamo, G Baltus, S Banagiri, B Banerjee, D Bankar, JC Barayoga, C Barbieri, BC Barish, D Barker, P Barneo, F Barone, B Barr, L Barsotti, M Barsuglia, D Barta, J Bartlett, MA Barton, I Bartos, S Basak, R Bassiri, A Basti, M Bawaj, JC Bayley
– Progress of Theoretical and Experimental Physics
(2022)
2022,
F01
Search for anisotropic gravitational-wave backgrounds using data from Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo’s first three observing runs
R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, A Adams, C Adams, RX Adhikari, VB Adya, C Affeldt, D Agarwal, M Agathos, K Agatsuma, N Aggarwal, OD Aguiar, L Aiello, A Ain, P Ajith, T Akutsu, KM Aleman, G Allen, A Allocca, PA Altin, A Amato, S Anand, A Ananyeva, SB Anderson, WG Anderson, M Ando, SV Angelova, S Ansoldi, JM Antelis, S Antier, S Appert, K Arai, K Arai, Y Arai, S Araki, A Araya, MC Araya, JS Areeda, M Arène, N Aritomi, N Arnaud, SM Aronson, H Asada, Y Asali, G Ashton, Y Aso, SM Aston, P Astone, F Aubin, P Aufmuth, K Aultoneal, C Austin, S Babak, F Badaracco, MKM Bader, S Bae, Y Bae, AM Baer, S Bagnasco, Y Bai, L Baiotti, J Baird, R Bajpai, M Ball, G Ballardin, SW Ballmer, M Bals, A Balsamo, G Baltus, S Banagiri, D Bankar, RS Bankar, JC Barayoga, C Barbieri, BC Barish, D Barker, P Barneo, F Barone, B Barr, L Barsotti, M Barsuglia, D Barta, J Bartlett, MA Barton, I Bartos, R Bassiri, A Basti, M Bawaj, JC Bayley, AC Baylor, M Bazzan, B Bécsy, VM Bedakihale, M Bejger, I Belahcene, V Benedetto, D Beniwal
– Physical Review D
(2021)
104,
022005
Upper limits on the isotropic gravitational-wave background from Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo’s third observing run
R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, A Adams, C Adams, RX Adhikari, VB Adya, C Affeldt, D Agarwal, M Agathos, K Agatsuma, N Aggarwal, OD Aguiar, L Aiello, A Ain, T Akutsu, KM Aleman, G Allen, A Allocca, PA Altin, A Amato, S Anand, A Ananyeva, SB Anderson, WG Anderson, M Ando, SV Angelova, S Ansoldi, JM Antelis, S Antier, S Appert, K Arai, K Arai, Y Arai, S Araki, A Araya, MC Araya, JS Areeda, M Arène, N Aritomi, N Arnaud, SM Aronson, H Asada, Y Asali, G Ashton, Y Aso, SM Aston, P Astone, F Aubin, P Aufmuth, K Aultoneal, C Austin, S Babak, F Badaracco, MKM Bader, S Bae, Y Bae, AM Baer, S Bagnasco, Y Bai, L Baiotti, J Baird, R Bajpai, M Ball, G Ballardin, SW Ballmer, M Bals, A Balsamo, G Baltus, S Banagiri, D Bankar, RS Bankar, JC Barayoga, C Barbieri, BC Barish, D Barker, P Barneo, S Barnum, F Barone, B Barr, L Barsotti, M Barsuglia, D Barta, J Bartlett, MA Barton, I Bartos, R Bassiri, A Basti, M Bawaj, JC Bayley, AC Baylor, M Bazzan, B Bécsy, VM Bedakihale, M Bejger, I Belahcene, V Benedetto, D Beniwal
– Physical Review D
(2021)
104,
022004
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