CXC Biographies: Dr. Andy Fabian
Royal Society Research Professor, University of Cambridge, UK
Andy Fabian is a Royal Society Research Professor at the University of Cambridge. He obtained his Ph.D. at the University of London in 1972, moving to the Institute of Astronomy in the University of Cambridge in 1973 and taking up his current post there in 1982. He is Vice Master of Darwin College Cambridge and a Fellow of the Royal Society. Fabian is an Interdisciplinary Scientist for Chandra and was awarded the Bruno Rossi Prize of the American Astronomical Society in 2001 jointly with Y. Tanaka.
He has broad interests in X-ray astronomy, having worked on data from most orbiting X-ray satellites. Currently his main interests are in clusters of galaxies and accreting black holes, both in active galaxies and Galactic ones. He has co-authored more than 500 research papers in refereed journals.
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