Professor Carlos S. Frenk
(born October 27
) is a world-famous Mexican-British cosmologist
who has given invited lectures at major international conferences throughout the world. His main interests lie in the field of cosmology
, galaxy formation
and computer simulations
of cosmic structure formation.
He is currently the Ogden Professor of Fundamental Physics and Director of the Institute for Computational Cosmology at Durham University and Principal Investigator of the Virgo Consortium.
He received a Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of Cambridge in 1981. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society.
Frenk is married, with two children, David and Stephen.