Editor Name: Spyros Basilakos
University: Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space applications & Remote Sensing (IAASARS) at National Observatory of Athens
Biography: Spyros Basilakos is a Director at Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space applications & Remote Sensing (IAASARS) at National Observatory of Athens, Greece.
Spyros Basilakos is a cosmologist with a career spanning scientific research, academic teaching and science communication. Spyros Basilakos is the head of the Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS) at the National Observatory of Athens. He is President of the Greek National Committee for Astronomy that advises the Greek government for issues which are related with Astronomy and Astrophysics. Also, he is the National Delegate in the International Astronomical Union (IAU).
Cosmological tests of General Relativity, constraints on the cosmological parameters using observational data, nature of dark energy and the accelerating Universe, the physics of inflation and the evolution of matter perturbations, statistical and geometrical measures for quantifying large-scale structures.