Beyersdorf, Peter T

Beyersdorf, Peter T

Associate Professor, Physics & Astronomy




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  • Doctor of Philosophy, Physics, Stanford Univ, 2001


I received my PhD from Stanford University in 2001 where I was involved in research and development of measurement devices with extreme sensitivity for application to gravitational wave detection. I continued this work at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan through 2004.

As an assistant professor at San Jose State University I am collaborating with LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory and am starting a research program that give student the opportunity to be involve in big science in the new and exciting field of gravitational wave astronomy.