Robert T. Jantzen: Curriculum Vitae

STATISTICS:
Born in 1952

PRESENT POSITION (since 1983)
Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085-1699 USA
E-Mail: robert.jantzen@villanova.edu
Tel: (610)519-7335 Fax: (610)519-6928
Web: www.homepage.villanova.edu/robert.jantzen

EDUCATION:
Ph.D. in Physics, University of California at Berkeley, 12/78;
thesis title: Gauge Invariant Perturbation Theory in Spatially Homogeneous Cosmology
(thesis advisor: Abraham Taub)
A.B. in Physics (with highest honors), Princeton University, 9/74
Senior thesis with Remo Ruffini, Junior thesis with Rosanna Cester (wife of Tullio Regge)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Harvard College Observatory, Center for Astrophysics,
Cambridge, MA, 8/81-7/83 (with D. Eardley: NSF grant no. PHY-80-07351)
Visiting Researcher
Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik, Munich, 10/80-6/81
(with J. Ehlers, B. Schmidt, M. Walker)
NATO Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Rome, 9/79-8/80 (with R. Ruffini)
Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 9/78-9/79
(with J.W. York, Jr.)
Summer Research Assistant
U.C. Berkeley, 7/78-9/78 (with J.E. Marsden, NSF grant)
Research Assistant
U.C. Berkeley, 9/76-6/78 (with A.H. Taub, NSF grant no. MCS-76-21525)
Dupont Graduate Fellowship
U.C. Berkeley, 9/74-8/76

HONORS:
Bernard Friedman Memorial Prize in Mathematics, U.C. Berkeley, 6/78
Shuichi Kusaka Memorial Prize in Physics, Princeton, 6/74
Member of Honor Societies: Phi Beta Kappa, invited to join Sigma Xi  but did not pay 6/74
Outstanding Faculty Research Award from Villanova University 5/11

MEMBERSHIPS:
American Physical Society (APS)
International Society on General Relativity and Gravitation (GRG)
TeX Users Group (TUG)
American Association of University Professors (AAUP)

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Lie groups and differential geometry: applications to physics
Classical general relativity:
Spatially homogeneous and self-similar spacetimes and mathematical cosmology
Spacetime splitting approaches, observer-measurement interpretation
of spacetimes, gravitoelectromagnetism

CONFERENCES:
Co-organizer of Marcel Grossmann Meetings on General Relativity
MG9 (2000) -- MG15 (2018)
Participated in Marcel Grossmann Meetings on General Relativity:
MG2 (1979) -- MG15 (2018)
Participated in General Relativity and Gravitation Meetings:
GR8 (1978) -- GR14 (1995), GR17 (2004)

PUBLICATIONS:
      See the online listing (1978--2018):
      http://www.homepage.villanova.edu/robert.jantzen//research/ [simple list]