Elected: 2011
Discipline: Physics and Astronomy
Professor Andrew Neil Taylor FRSE

Professor of Astrophysics, University of Edinburgh, Institute for Astronomy.

Professor Andrew Taylor is Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Edinburgh’s School of Physics and Astronomy, based at the Royal Observatory Edinburgh. He was awarded a BSc from the University of Manchester and PhD from Queen Mary College in 1992. Andrew has interests in theoretical and observational cosmology and, in particular, in the nature of dark matter, dark energy, modifications of Einstein gravity and the early universe, and the study and interpretation of gravitational lensing, the cosmic microwave background and galaxy surveys.