Brief Biography

A native of England, Roger Blandford was born in Grantham, grew up in Birmingham and was an undergraduate and research student at Cambridge University where he was supervised by Martin Rees. He had postdoctoral positions at Cambridge, Princeton and Berkeley before joining the Caltech faculty in 1976. In 2003, he moved to Stanford University to become the first Director of the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology. His research interests now cover many aspects of particle astrophysics and cosmology.

Roger Blandford