Michael Kramer
Dr. Michael Kramer
  • Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie
  • Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Research topics
  • Fundamental physics
  • Gravity
  • Radio astronomy
  • Pulsars
Michael Kramer graduated Physics in Bonn, and obtained a PhD at the University of Bonn in 1995. After being a staff astronomer at MPIfR, Otto-Hahn fellow at UC Berkeley, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader and Professor at the University of Manchester, in 2009 he was appointed as Director at MPIfR. His focus of research is on experimental tests of gravity. He won a number of awards, such as ERC Advanced and Synergy Grants, the Akademiepreis der Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, the Herschel Medal and (with the EHT Collaboration), the Breaktrough-Prize in Fundamental Physics.
Selected publications

Kramer M, Stairs IH, Manchester RN et al. (2021) Strong-Field Gravity Tests with the Double Pulsar. Phys Rev X 11(4):041050.

The Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration, including Kramer M (2019) First M87 Event Horizon Telescope Results. I. The Shadow of the Supermassive Black Hole. ApJ 875:L1.

Antoniadis J, Freie PCC, Wex N, ... Kramer M, et al. (2013) A Massive Pulsar in a Compact Relativistic Binary. Science 340(6131):448.

Michael Kramer
Dr. Michael Kramer
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