Imperial College London

Carlo R. Contaldi

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Professor of Theoretical Physics



+44 (0)20 7594 1527c.contaldi




505Huxley BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Professor of Theoretical Physics in the Theoretical Physics Group at Imperial College. My research interests are in;

  • Physics of the very early Universe.
  • Inflation and structure formation.
  • Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB).
  • Gravitational Waves.
  • Statistics and inference in observational Cosmology.

For a complete and up to date list of published research, including preprints, see SPIRES



Osherson B, Filippini JP, Fu J, et al., 2020, Particle Response of Antenna-Coupled TES Arrays: Results from SPIDER and the Laboratory, Journal of Low Temperature Physics, Vol:199, ISSN:0022-2291, Pages:1127-1136

Renzini A, Contaldi CR, 2019, Improved limits on a stochastic gravitational-wave background and its anisotropies from Advanced LIGO O1 and O2 runs, Physical Review D: Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology, Vol:100, ISSN:1550-2368, Pages:063527-1-063527-9

Renzini AI, Contaldi CR, 2019, Gravitational wave background sky maps from advanced LIGO O1 data, Physical Review Letters

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