Bala Iyer new Editor-in-Chief of Living Reviews in Relativity

Living Reviews in Relativity announces some changes in its Editorial Board

Robert Beig and Joachim Wambsganss are retiring from the board after having served for 15 years as Subject Editors. As of fall 2016, topics in Mathematical Relativity are covered by our new Associate Editor, Piotr T. Chruściel, Professor of Gravitational Physics at the University of Vienna.

Bala_Iyer © Bala_IyerEarlier in August 2016, Bala R. Iyer, subject editor for Gravitational Waves, agreed to take over the responsibilities of Editor-in-Chief from our founding editor Bernard F. Schutz.

Prof. Bala R. Iyer,Visiting Professor at the ICTS in Bengaluru, is the Chair of the IndIGO Consortium since its inception in 2009 and its representative on the Gravitational Wave International committee (GWIC) since 2011. He has been a member of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration since 2011 and is currently the Principal Investigator of the IndIGO participation in LSC. Bala Iyer was elected as Fellow of American Physical Society (2012) and International Society of General Relativity and Gravitation (2013).

We would like to like to thank Bernard, Bobby, and Joachim for bringing the journal to such a success and are looking forward to fresh start at Springer!