Roberto Emparan, an ICREA Research Professor and Group Leader of the Institute of Cosmos Sciences of the University of Barcelona (ICCUB),  was elected Fellow of The International Society on General Relativity and Gravitation (ISGRG) in the last assembly of the organization last Friday, July 8th, during the GR23 Conference in Beijing.

The ISGRG is an international learned society with the objective to promote the study of General Relativity and Gravitation and to exchange information in the interest of its members and the profession. The Society elects Fellows from among leading scientists in its membership and on July 8th, it decided to bestow this recognition upon prof. Emparan “For fundamental contributions to the understanding of black holes in higher dimensions”.


We want to offer our warmest congratulations to Roberto Emparan for this very well deserved acknowledgement.


About Roberto Emparan

Roberto Emparan is one of our most internationally recognized physicists in the field of gravity, black holes and superstring theories. His research focuses on the study of gravity, the structure of space-time, and black holes, in both classical and quantum aspects. He has published more than 100 research articles and given over 200 invited talks and lectures on black holes, string theory, and cosmology. He recently received the Narcís Monturiol Medal 2022 to scientific and technological merit.