Curriculum Vitae (CV)

(Last updated: December 3, 2017) [PDF for download]

Education


Employment History

  • 2012-present Director (Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching)
  • 2012-present Honorary Professor (Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich)
  • 2012-2013 Adjunct Professor (The University of Texas at Austin)
  • 2010-2012 Professor (The University of Texas at Austin)
  • 2009-2012 Director, Texas Cosmology Center (The University of Texas at Austin)
  • 2008-2010 Associate Professor (The University of Texas at Austin)
  • 2003-2008 Assistant Professor (The University of Texas at Austin)
  • 2001-2003 MAP Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Princeton University)
  • 1997-1998 Teaching Assistant (Tohoku University)


Visiting Positions

  • 2017-present Principal Investigator (Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe, Tokyo)
  • 2010-presentSophie and Tycho Brahe Visiting Professor (University of Copenhagen)
  • 2010-2017 Visiting Senior Scientist (Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe, Tokyo)
  • 2008-2010 Visiting Scientist (Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe, Tokyo)
  • 2000-2001 Visiting Member (Institute for Advanced Study)
  • 1999-2000 Visiting Student Research Collaborator (Princeton University)


Prizes/Awards/Honors


External Funding (Japan)

  • 9/1/15 - 3/31/20: PI, “Ultimate Physics Analysis”, as a sub-group (D01) of the bigger proposal on studying Cosmic Acceleration (PI: Hitoshi Murayama), Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas, 29M JPY

External Funding (USA; 2005–2012)

Running total: $1,343,207 (PI: $938,918) 


Memberships


Professional Service

  • External Advisory Committee, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA), Trieste
  • External Advisory Committee, Simons Observatory
  • Editor, Astronomy and Astrophysics Review
  • Editor, Journal of Cosmology and Astro-particle Physics
  • Editor, International Journal of Modern Physics D
  • Referee, Advances in Astronomy
  • Referee, Astrophysical Journal
  • Referee, Astrophysical Journal Letters
  • Referee, Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series
  • Referee, Astronomy & Astrophysics
  • Referee, Europhysics Letters
  • Referee, Journal of Cosmology and Astro-particle Physics
  • Referee, Journal of High Energy Physics
  • Referee, Modern Physics Letters A
  • Referee, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
  • Referee, Nature
  • Referee, Physical Review D
  • Referee, Physical Review Letters
  • Referee, Science
  • Review Panel, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)
  • Review Panel, NASA Astrophysics Theory Grant
  • Review Panel, NASA Einstein Fellowship
  • Peer Review, NSERC Discovery Grant
  • Peer Review, NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Grant
  • Peer Review, NSF CAREER Award
  • Peer Review, NSF Physics Frontier Center
  • Peer Review, NSF Advanced Technologies & Instrumentation
  • Peer Review, Grant Proposal, French Research Agency (ANR)
  • Peer Review, Grant Proposal, Grants-in-Aid for Specially Promoted Research, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
  • Peer Review, Astronomy Rolling Grants, Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)
  • Peer Review, ERC Advanced Grant, European Research Council
  • Peer Review, ERC Consolidator Grant,  European Research Council
  • Peer Review, ERC Starting Grant, European Research Council
  • Peer Review, NASA Postdoctoral Program, Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
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