David Fonseca Mota

Bilde av David Fonseca Mota
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Academic interests

  • Computational Cosmology
  • Numerical Simulations
  • Theoretical cosmology
  • Dark energy
  • Cosmology of high energy physics beyond the Standard Model of Particle Physics
  • Cosmology of gravity models beyond General Relativity

Higher education and employment history

2009: Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Oslo - Associate Professor

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

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

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

2002: Department of Physics, University of Oxford - Visiting Student in Astrophysics

1999: DAMTP, University of Cambridge,– Master of Advanced Studies in Mathematics - MASt (PART III Mathematical Tripos)


Editorial Board:

  • The Open Nuclear & Particle Physics Journal
  • The Open Astronomy Journal
  • International Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics

Grant Assessor & Panel Member:

  • National Science Foundation (NSF), USA
  • Belgian Federal Science Policy Office, Belgium
  • Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
  • National Research Foundation, South Africa
  • Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Greece


  • M. Thorsrud, PhD Student
  • H. Winther, PhD Student
  • M. Sandstad, PhD Student
  • P. Santos, PhD Student

Grants and awards

  • PI: FRINAT, "Cosmological Probes of Modified Gravity" (6 M NOK)
  • Host: 10 YGGDRASIL Fellowships, Norwegian Research Council (1 M NOK)
  • Abel Extraordinary Chair, Spain 
  • Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship, Germany


Emneord: Astronomi og astrofysikk, Kosmologi
Publisert 3. nov. 2010 15:20 - Sist endret 11. sep. 2018 09:56