Jason Spyromilio

Jason Spyromilio

Biography

Dr. Jason Spyromilio is an astrophysicist in the European Southern Observatory in Munich. His research focuses on the study of supernovas. He has been awarded with the Gruber Prize in Cosmology (2007) and the Prize for Fundamental Physics (2015), for having contributed in the discovery of the accelarating dilation of the universe. He has also been the Manager of the European Southern Observatory in Chile, and  more recently the Head Designer of the European Extremely Large Telescope.