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.


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.