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Perimeter Institute Public Lecture Series

  • Perimeter Institute 31 Caroline Street North Waterloo, ON, N2L 6B9 Canada (map)

Gabriela González

Gabriela González is a professor of physics and astronomy at the Louisiana State University and was the spokesperson for the LIGO Scientific Collaboration from March 2011 until March 2017. She has published several papers on Brownian motion as a limit to the sensitivity of gravitational-wave detectors, and has an interest in data analysis for gravitational-wave astronomy.

In February 2016, she was one of four LIGO scientists present for the announcement that the first direct gravitational wave observation had been detected in September 2015. González was elected to membership in the U. S. National Academy of Sciences in May, 2017.

Earlier Event: October 15
Cooking the Books with Relish
Later Event: October 29
Words Worth Book Club