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Professor Nils Andersson

Professor Nils Andersson

Professor of Applied Maths

Research interests

  • General relativistic astrosphysics
  • Black holes
  • Neutron stars

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.


Address: B54, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ (View in Google Maps)


Nils Andersson is Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Southampton. He is an expert on Einstein's relativity and a wide range of related problems in astrophysics. He served as President of the International Society of General Relativity and Gravitation 2019-22. Amongst scientists he is well known for his  monograph Gravitational-Wave Astronomy: Exploring the Dark Side of the Universe, while the younger public may know him better as award winning author of a number of children’s books.

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