Andreu Font-Ribera

Andreu Font-Ribera

Contact Information:
Email:

afont@lbl.gov

Phone:(510) 486 - 7619
Building:50
Room:5010

Current Research:

Study of the Large Scale Structure of the universe using spectroscopic data from the BOSS collaboration. In particular, study of the Lyman alpha forest and quasars as tracers of the density field. Baryon Acoustic Oscillations (BAO) at high redshift, providing constraints to the expansion history of the Universe. For a recent press release visit http://newscenter.lbl.gov/news-releases/2014/04/07/boss-quasars-measure-expansion.

Education:

2011  PhD in Physics, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain, Excellent Cum Laude.

2008  Master in Astrophysics, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain, Grade of 9.3 out of 10.0.

2007  Bachelor in Physics, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain, Grade of 9.0 out of 10.0
 

Publications:

Publication list from arXiv

Awards:

2013 PhD Extraordinary Award, by the Universitat de Barcelona

2008 JAE Predoctoral Grant, by the Spanish Research Council (CSIC)

2008 Extraordinary Award on Physics, by the Universitat de Barcelona

2003 Best Experimental Exercise Prize and Silver Medal in the Iberoamerican Physics Olympiad, La Habana (Cuba)

2003 Gold medal in the Spanish Physics Olympiad, Cuenca (Spain) 

 

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