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



Bartolo N, Bertacca D, Caldwell R, et al., 2022, Probing anisotropies of the Stochastic Gravitational Wave Background with LISA, Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, Vol:2022, Pages:009-009

Filippini JP, Gambrel AE, Rahlin AS, et al., 2022, In-Flight Gain Monitoring of SPIDER's Transition-Edge Sensor Arrays, Journal of Low Temperature Physics, Vol:209, ISSN:0022-2291, Pages:649-657

Leung JS-Y, Hartley J, Nagy JM, et al., 2022, A Simulation-based Method for Correcting Mode Coupling in CMB Angular Power Spectra, Astrophysical Journal, Vol:928, ISSN:0004-637X

Collaboration SPIDER, Ade PAR, Amiri M, et al., 2022, A constraint on primordial B-modes from the first flight of the spider balloon-borne telescope, The Astrophysical Journal: an International Review of Astronomy and Astronomical Physics, Vol:927, ISSN:0004-637X, Pages:1-26

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