Partner Investigators

Kramer, Prof Michael - Partner Investigator

MPIfR, Germany

Phone: +49 228 525 278

Website(s): Personal Website


Research Interests / Responsibilities:

  • Director Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie (MPIfR);
  • Professor for Astrophysics at the University of Manchester, Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics;
  • Interests in searching for and exploiting fast-rotating neutrons stars that are visible as radio pulsars, as these observations allow us to test general relativity and alternative theories of gravity and works towards the detection of a long-wave cosmological gravitational wave background;
  • Involved in planning future facilities such as the SKA and LOFAR and the exciting science that they will enable.