Roger Blandford

Roger Blandford

Luke Blossom Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, and Professor of Physics and of Particle Physics and Astrophysics

Roger Blandford moved to Stanford University from Caltech in 2003 to become the first Director of the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology and the Luke Blossom Chair in the School of Humanities and Science. His current research interests include black hole and neutron star, astrophysics, cosmology, gravitational lensing, cosmic ray physics and biophysics. In 2008-2010, he chaired a two year National Academy of Sciences Decadal Survey of Astronomy and Astrophysics. He is the co-author of Modern Classical Physics.