Philippe Landry

Gravitational Astrophysics

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Hello! I'm a postdoctoral researcher at the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics at the University of Toronto.

I'm also a member of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Cosmic Explorer.

What I Do


What I Study

Strong Gravity

General relativity. Post-Newtonian theory. Perturbations.

Neutron Stars

Stellar structure. Tides. Dense matter.

Gravitational Waves

Compact binary coalescences.
Bayesian inference. Source populations.

Publications & Press

Research Highlights

For more information about me, check out my curriculum vitae.

You can find my scientific work on arXiv, Google Scholar, ADS or INSPIRE.

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Where I've Been

Professional Experience

Postdoctoral Fellow @ Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Toronto (2021-Present)

Postdoctoral Research Associate @ GWPAC, California State University - Fullerton (2019-2021)

Postdoctoral Fellow @ Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago (2017-2019)

Graduate Research Assistant @ Department of Physics, University of Guelph (2012-2017)


PhD, Physics @ University of Guelph (2017)

MSc, Physics @ University of Guelph (2014)

BSc, Physics @ Queen's University (2012)

Honours & Awards

NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship -- Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada (2017)

DTP/WITP Thesis Prize -- Canadian Association of Physicists (2017)

Alexander Graham Bell Graduate Scholarship -- Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada (2016)