Professor Anthony Challinor

Deputy Director

Anthony is Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics at the University of Cambridge. He holds a joint appointment between the Institute of Astronomy, where he is a Deputy Director, and the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. He has been the Deputy Director of the Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge since 2017. He obtained his PhD in 1998, and followed this with Research Fellowships from PPARC and the Royal Society. He joined the faculty at the IoA and DAMTP in 2006. Anthony has a range of research interests in physical and theoretical cosmology, mostly centred on the issues of testing the cosmological model and understanding the origin of cosmic structure with cosmological observations. He was a Core-Team member of the Planck High-Frequency Instrument and is a member of the Simons Observatory and CMB-S4 projects.