Carnegie Mellon University

Tiziana Di Matteo

Tiziana Di Matteo

Associate Professor of Physics


Tiziana Di Matteo is a pioneer in the study of the early universe, black holes and computer simulations of galaxy formation. Her simulations, which are among the largest to be completed, were the first to incorporate black hole physics.

  • Her more than 40 peer-reviewed papers have received more than 1000 citations by other scientists. Her findings have been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Nature, The Astrophysics Journal and Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.
  • Di Matteo's research has been featured in PBS's NOVA, Astronomy Magazine, Science News, MSNBC Science and Technology and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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