ICREA Research Professor at Institut de Ciències de l'Espai (CSIC - ICE).
Experimental Sciences & Mathematics
ICREA Research Professor at ICE (CSIC-IEEC) since 2003. Author of about 700 articles cited over 55000 times. Two ms were cited more than 3000 times, while six ms and two books - more than 1000 times each. Foreign Member of the Royal Norwegian Academy, member of Eur. Phys. Soc., Italian Grav. Soc. Awarded by Amaldi Gold Medal: European Prize for Grav. Physics 2014. Editorial Board Member of six journals, Editor-in-Chief of journal Symmetry and referee of about 20 journals (with dozen excellence certificates). Hirsh index h=115(Google S.), h=107(inspirehep), h=98(Scopus). Supervisor of 14 PhDs. Speaker/lecturer of about 120 and organizer of 40 int. workshops. Top Cited Clarivate Analytics Researcher in 2014-2018. Honorary Professorship: TSPU(2019), TUSUR(2020). Golden sign Grain of Truth from professors Union (2022).
I develop the theory which should describe our universe evolution as a whole. My main purpose is to resolve the fundamental puzzle of modern cosmology: why and how the universe accelerates? What is Dark Energy and Inflation? In fact, I proposed the first modified gravity which may describe the consistent universe history. In relation with modified gravity we proposed new very general and non-singular entropy which generalises known earlier variants. The alternative gravity which we develop should describe the whole sequence of the universe eras: inflation, radiation-matter dominance and dark energy era in a unified way. We also continue the search for exotic intermediate eras like pre-inflationary or exotic reheating era and the related gravitational waves. Our study of current universe will clarify its future: if it will expand eternally or if its evolution will be finished in the future singularity.