Manos Chatzopoulos obtained his BSc in Physics from the University of Crete in 2007. He then completed his Ph.D. in Astronomy in 2013 at the University of Texas at Austin under the supervision of J. Craig Wheeler.
Between 2013-2016 he worked as an Enrico Fermi Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Astronomy at the University of Chicago and the FLASH Center for Computational Science until he joined the Department of Physics & Astronomy at Louisiana State University in 2016 at the rank of Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associated professor in 2022. He joined IA-FORTH as research fellow in 2021.
Numerical modeling of supernovae and luminous transients. Superluminous supernovae and circumstellar interaction. Massive stellar evolution. Binary star mergers. Monte Carlo radiation transport.