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Alexander Nitz

Alexander Nitz

Alexander Nitz

Pronouns: He/Him
Associate Professor





  • B.S. from the University of Michigan in 2010
  • Ph.D. from Syracuse University in 2015

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Biographic Overview

Nitz’s research focuses on understanding the Universe with gravitational-wave astronomy and astrophysics of compact objects.

Research Interests

His research interests include the study of neutron stars, black holes, and dark matter in addition to high-performance data analysis techniques and the development of next-generation gravitational-wave observatories.

Research Specializations

Gravitational-wave Astronomy

Syracuse University Launches the Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy and Astrophysics

(Sept. 25, 2023)

The new center officially launched with an opening ceremony featuring distinguished speakers from Harvard, MIT and Princeton.