Abhay Ashtekar

Abhay Ashtekar
EBERLY FAMILY CHAIR, Physics
(814) 863-9601

Abhay Ashtekar is an Eberly Professor of physics, and the director of the Institute for Gravitation & the Cosmos. He is an expert on quantum gravity and general relativity. His research focuses on the beginning of the universe and black holes.

Education: 
Ph.D., University of Chicago, Physics, 1974
Research Interests: 
Quantum gravity and general relativity