About Christian Ott

Christian Ott is a theoretical astrophysicist and a computational and data scientist. He was a Professor of Theoretical Astrophysics at the California Institute of Technology.

Christian's main research interests are core-collapse supernovae, neutron star mergers, and gravitational-wave physics. He contributed to the discovery of gravitational waves by Advanced LIGO and was involved in the first search for gravitational waves from core-collapse supernovae with Initial LIGO.
You can learn more about his research on this blog and at Christian Ott's homepage: https://www.stellarcollapse.org/~cott

In his spare time, Christian enjoys running, hiking, reading, homebrewing, and driving his 1987 560sl.