Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1992 |

**Most recent talks and projects**

Alleviating tension in LambdaCDM with the local distance ladder from first principles with no free parameters (AAS234 June 12 2019)

Alleviating LambdaCDM tension in Pantheon in late time cosmology (March 18 2019)

Observational evidence for Extended Emission to GW170817: calorimetric evidence for
a Kerr black hole following delayed core-collapse of a HNS, Aspen Winter Conf. Astrophys. Grav.-Wave Pop., 2019, Feb 9-15

**Recent invited talks**

H0 tension: shimmer of an unstable de Sitter cosmology? (APCTP H0 tension and the Swampland: theory confronts reality, Dec 2018, Postech)

Observational Evidence for Extended Emission to GW170817 (ITP, CAS, 2018; SIGRAV 2018, Italy)

Evidence for galaxy dynamics tracing cosmological evolution (AAS231 Jan 11 2018)

Deep searches for broadband extended emission in gravitational waves in nearby energetic core-collapse supernovae (LIGO-Caltech, Jan 5 2018)

Studium Generale Lecture on Physics Nobel Prize 2017 (UT, Enschede, 2017)

Some new directions in cosmology and astrophysics (OIST, Okinawa 2017)

Gravitation: general relativity and beyond (Caltech 2015)

Broadband detection algorithm for LIGO-Virgo
and KAGRA searches of long GW
bursts in energetic CC-supernovae (MG14, 2015)

Dynamical dark energy in cosmological holography (KNU, 2015)

**Research focus**

On the nature of the cosmological vacuum: evanescent dark energy and dark matter
with implications for tension-free estimates of H0. High-frequency broadband multimessenger
searches for gravitational radiation from energetic core-collapse supernovae by
GPU-accelerated butterfly filtering.
On the origin of Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays (UHECRs) from intermittent Alfven fronts
from supermassive black holes in
Seyfert galaxies;
Hyperbolic formulations
of general relativity; Experimental fluid dynamics.

**Some recent lectures**

Lectures on Introduction to Modern Cosmology (Spring 2020, online)

The Expanding Universe

Relativistic astrophysics of the transient universe

Relativity and Gravitation (Syllabus)

Lectures on General Physics I (Spring 2020, online)

Lectures on General Physics II

**Present and former Collaborators**

Lorenzo Amati, Cristiano Guidorzi, Filippo Frontera, Gyeong Min Lee, Massimo Della Valle, Alok C. Gupta, Nobuyuki Kanda, Amir Levinson, Fujimoto Masa-Katsu, Eve C. Ostriker, Abi Sarkar,
Tania Regimbau (former postdoc), Hideyuki Tagasho, Daisuke Tatsumi, Hyung Kyu Lee

**Research Highlights**

Gravitational waves from a merged hyper-massive neutron star (Royal Astronomical Society, Nov 14 2018; MNRAS 482, L46)

Dark energy and dark matter from entanglement with the cosmological horizon:
ApJ 848 28 (2017), MNRAS 481, L26

Pair condensates produced in bosenovae (Phys. Lett. A, 2010)

Linear asymptotic behavior in
heat transfer at micro-Kelvin resolution
in a modulated Rayleigh-Benard chambers (PRS London A, 2007,
CTEP/CDFA#5554-8)

**Membership, Public Outreach**

2014-Associate Editor, J. Korean Astronomical Society

2011-Member of KAGRA (formerly the Large Cryogenic Gravitational-wave Telescope, LCGT)

2009-Member of US National Working Group (USNWG/NIST) on H2

2009-Advisory Report to La Region Centre, France (ISBN 978-90-9023939-2)

2008-Advisory to NTEP/NCWM

2008-Advisory Report to the Dutch Government on energy legislation (ISBN 978-90-9022005-5)

2008-Testimony at a Congressional Hearing
in The Hague on energy legislation

**Some recent publications **

*Collaborations*

Prospects for Observing and Localizing Gravitational-wave Transients with Advanced LIGO, Advanced Virgo and KAGRA, 2017, LIGO-Virgo and KAGRA Collaborations: Abbott, B.P., Abbott, R., Abbott, T.D., Abernernaathy, M.R., Acernese, F., et al., arXiv:1304.0670v4

THESEUS: a key space mission for Multi-Messenger Astrophysics, THESEUS Collaboration: Stratta, G., Amati, L., Ghirlanda, G., Tanvir, N., Bozzo, E., et al., 2017, arXiv:1712.08153

Construction of KAGRA: an underground gravitational-wave observatory, KAGRA Collaboration: Akutsu, T., Ando, M., Araki, S., Araya, A., Arima, T., et al., 2018, PTEP, 013F01

*Gravitational-waves and Cosmology*

Observational evidence for Extended Emission to GW170817, van Putten, Maurice H.P.M., and Della Valle, Massimo, 2018, MNRAS, 482, L47

Self-similar galaxy dynamics below the de Sitter scale of acceleration, 2018, MNRAS, 481, L26

Accelerated cosmological expansion without tension in the Hubble parameter: Fast Evolution of the Hubble parameter H(z), 2018, EPJ Web Conf, 168, 08005

Evidence for Galaxy Dynamics Tracing Background Cosmology below the de Sitter Scale of Acceleration, 2017, ApJ, 848, 28

Deep searches for broadband extended gravitational-wave emission bursts by heterogeneous computing, 2017, PTEP, 093F01

Scaling in global tidal dissipation in the Earth-Moon system, 2017, NewA, 54, 115

Galaxy rotation curves and the deceleration parameter in weak gravity (Brief Review), 2017, MPLA, 32, 17230019

Anomalous Galactic Dynamics by Collusion of Rindler and Cosmological Horizons, 2017, ApJ, 837, 22

On extreme transient events from rotating black holes and their gravitational wave emission, van Putten, Maurice H.P.M. and Della Valle, Massimo, 2016, MNRAS, 464, 3219

On the origin of exponential growth in induced earthquakes in Groningen, van Putten, Maurice H.P.M., van Putten, Anton, F.P., and van Putten, Michel J.A.M., 2016, Earthquakes and Structures, 11, 861

Gauge dependence and self-force from Galilean to Einsteinian free fall, compact stars falling into black holes, Hawking radiation and the Pisa tower at th general relativity centenial, Spallicci, Alessandro D.A.M. and van Putten, Maurice H.P.M., 2016, IJGMM, 1330014

A new estimator of the deceleration parameter from galaxy rotation curves, 2016, ApJ, 824, 43

Directed searches for broadband extended gravitational wave emission in nearby energetic core-collapse supernovae, 2016, ApJ, 819, 169

Broadband extended emission in gravitational waves from core-collapse supernovae, Amir Levinson, Maurice H.P.M. van Putten & Guy Pick, 2015, ApJ, to appear

Near-exremal black holes as initial conditions of long GRB supernovae and probes of their gravitational wave emission, 2015, ApJ, 810, 7

Proposed searches for candidate sources of gravitational waves in a nearby core-collapse supernova survey, Jeong-Eun Heo, Soyoung Yoon, Dae-Sub Lee, In-Taek Kong, Sang-Hoon Lee, Maurice H.P.M. van Putten & Massimo Della Valle, 2016, NewA, 42, 24

Accelerated expansion from cosmological holography, 2015, MNRAS Lett., 450, L48

A holographic bound on the total number of computations in the visible universe, 2015, IJMP-D,
4, 1550024

Extreme luminosities in ejecta by intermittent outflows around rotating black holes, 2015, MNRAS Lett., MNRAS, 447, L11

On the origin of short GRBs with extended emission and long GRBs without associated SN, Maurice H.P.M. van Putten, Gyeong Min Lee, Massimo Della Valle, Lorenzo Amati & Amir Levinson, 2014, MNRAS Lett., 444, L58

Broadband turbulent spctra in gamma-ray burst light curves, Maurice H.P.M. van Putten, Cristiano Guidorzi & Filippo Frontera, 2014, ApJ, 786, 146

Asymptotic harmonic behavior in the prime number distribution, 2014, Applied Mathematics, 5, 2547

Search for gravitational waves from supernovae and long GRBs, 2013, Acta Polytechnica, 53 (Suppl.), 736

Entropic force between black holes and its Newtonian limits, 2012, Phys. Rev. D, 85, 064046

Discovery of black hole spindown in the BATSE catalogue of long GRBs, 2012, Prog. Theor. Phys., 127(2), 331

Relaxation-limited evaporation of globular clusters, 2012, NewA, 17, 411

Prospects for true calorimetry on Kerr black holes in core-collapse supernovae and mergers, Maurice H.P.M. van Putten, Nobuyuki Kanda, Hideyuki Tagasho, Daisuke Tatsumi, Fujimoto Masa-Katsu, and Massimo Della Valla, 2011, Phys. Rev. D, 83, 044046

Pair condensates produced in bosenovae, 2010, Phys. Lett. A., 374, 3376

Extended black hole cosmologies in de Sitter space, 2010, Class. Quant. Grav., 27, 075011

On the origin of long gamma-ray bursts, 2009, MNRAS Lett., 396, L81

Nonthermal transient sources from rotating black holes, 2009, MNRAS, 394, 2238 (with Alok C. Gupta)

Gravitational-wave forms from Kerr black holes interacting with high-density matter, 2008, Astroph. J. Lett., 685, L63

Non-thermal emissions from black holes by a relativistic capillary effect, 2008, Astroph. J. Lett., 684, L91

Detecting energy emissions from a rotating black hole
*cover of Science(2002)*
(with A. Levinson)

Global spectral representations of black holes in the complex plane
*cover of the Proc. Nat. Acad. Sc. (2006)*

Discovery of linear asymptotic behavior at micro-Kelvin resolution in a modulated Rayleigh-Benard chamber
*Proc. Roy. Soc. London A (2007)*
(
*US Pat. 7,246,519 (2007)*,
*Approved by the State of California (2008)*)

Superradiance in a torus magnetosphere around a black hole
*Science(1999)*;

**Books**

van Putten, M.H.P.M., 2017, *Introduction to Methods of Approximation in Physics and Astronomy*,
Springer Nature, ISBN: 978-981-10-2931-8

van Putten, M.H.P.M. and Levison A., 2012, *Relativistic Astrophysics of the Transient Universe*,
Cambridge University Press, with a foreword by Prof. Gerard 't Hooft (Nobel Laureate Physics 1999)

van Putten, M.H.P.M., 2005, * Gravitational Radiation,
Luminous Black Holes and Gamma-ray Burst Supernovae *,Cambridge University Press, with a foreword
by Prof. Gerard 't Hooft (Nobel Laureate Physics 1999)

**Fall 2012-**

faculty member, Astronomy and Space Science, Sejong University, Seoul

**Fall 2008**

Invited 2008-2009 *Studium Chair d'Astrophysique* position at the University of Orleans, France

**Press **

Book Review (2007)

MIT Press Release (2002)

MIT/NASA Press Release (2003)

Honouring Roy Kerr, TV3 New Zealand Evening News (August 2004), Interview

**Software**

ISCO waves, van Putten, M.H.P.M., 2002, ApJ, 575, L71

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