Prof. Andrew R. King (Deputy Editor-in-Chief 2008-present)
University of Leicester, UK
Date joined board
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Andrew King is Professor of Theoretical Astrophysics at the university of Leicester and holds visiting appointments at the universities of Amsterdam and Leiden. During his career he has been awarded a PPARC Senior Fellowship, the Gauss Professorship at the university of Goettingen, a Royal Society Wolfson Merit Award, and the RAS Eddington Medal. He is an author and co-author of several books, including Stars, a Very Short Introduction, and Accretion Power in Astrophysics. His research interests include accretion disc structure, supermassive black hole growth and feedback, active galactic nuclei, compact binary evolution, and ultraluminous X-ray sources.