Pedro Marronetti was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1965. He received a M.A. degree in physics from the Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires (Argentina) in 1989 and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Notre Dame (USA) in 1999. Subsequently, he spent two years at The University of Texas at Austin as Postdoctoral Researcher of the Center for Relativity, and from 2001 to 2004, he worked as a Fortner Fellow at the Department of Physics of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Since 2004, he has been selected as a Faculty Member of the Department of Physics at Atlantic University, Florida. Presently, he works as an Associate Professor. His main research interests are in the broad area of numerical relativity and astrophysics. They include modeling of black hole and neutron star, binary systems, stellar collapse, with particular emphasis in the study of gravitational wave signals. He is or has been a member of the Editorial Board of Computational Science and Discovery, the NSF Teragrid Allocation Committee, and a number of NSF and DOE review panels.
Biography Updated on 11 November 2010