Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

About the PNAS Member Editor
Name Canizares, Claude R.
Location Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Primary Field Astronomy
Secondary Field Physics
 Election Citation
Canizares is a pioneer in the development of methods for high-resolution astronomical X-ray spectroscopy and its applications to the analysis of galactic and extragalactic plasmas. Canizares has made fundamental contributions to the understanding of supernova remnants and the cooling flows in clusters of galaxies.
 Research Interests
Research interests are X-ray spectroscopy, X-ray instrumentation, plasma diagnostics, supernova remnants, galaxies, clusters of galaxies, quasars and active galactic nuclei, cosmology, gravitational lenses, space science and science policy.

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