David Fonseca Mota

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Phone +47 22857581
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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 13 Svein Rosselands hus 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1029 Blindern 0315 OSLO
Other affiliations Kosmologi

Academic interests

  • Gravitational Waves
  • Computational Cosmology
  • Dark energy, Dark Matter
  • High energy physics beyond the Standard Model of Particle Physics
  • Gravity theories beyond General Relativity

Higher education and employment history

2011- : Professor, Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, University Oslo

2009: Visiting Astronomer, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon 

2006-2008: Research Fellow, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Heidelberg

2007: Visiting Post-Doctoral Researcher, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics 

2004-2006: Post-Doctoral Researcher, Astrophysics, University of Oxford

2004: PhD in Mathematics, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge


  • Deputy Director of the International School for Young Astronomers - IAU
Tags: Gravitational Waves, LISA, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Cosmology, High Energy Physics, Modified Gravity Theories, Simulations, Euclid, Computational Astrophysics


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  • Mina, Mattia; Mota, David & Winther, Hans Arnold (2020). Cosmology at small scales: ultra-light dark matter and baryon cycles in galaxies. Series of dissertations submitted to the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Oslo.. 2312.

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Published Nov. 3, 2010 3:20 PM - Last modified Jan. 9, 2020 6:35 PM