Pr. Zoltan HaimanProfessor, Department of Astronomy, Columbia University
Zoltán Haiman is a professor in the Department of Astronomy at Columbia University in New York City. His research interests include the formation of structures in the early Universe, the study of large scale cosmic structures using gravitational lensing, and gravitational wave astronomy. Among other distinctions, he was chosen as one of Popular Science Magazine's Brilliant 10 young scientists in 2002 and received the New York Academy of Sciences Blavatnik Award in 2010. He was recently awarded a 2016 Simons Fellowship in Theoretical Physics by the Simons Foundation.