Sergei Odintsov

Institut de Ciències de l'Espai

Experimental Sciences & Mathematics

ICREA Research Professor at ICE (CSIC-IEEC) since 2003. He wrote about 500  journal articles, with more than 37000 citations. Three ms written while in ICREA and two books were cited more than 1000 times, 9 articles-more than 500 times. Foreign Member of the Royal Norwegian Academy, member of European Phys. Soc. and Italian Grav. Soc.  Awarded by Amaldi Gold Medal: European Prize for Gravitational Physics 2014. Editorial Board Member of six journals and referee of about 20 journals (with  excellence certificates from PLB, EPL, PRD,PRL and EPJC). Hirsh index h=96(Google Scholar) and h=89(inspirehep). Supervisor of 12 PhDs. Speaker/lecturer of about 120 conf. and  Org. Comm.member/organizer of about 40 int. workshops. Top Cited Thomson-Reuters/Clarivate Analytics  Researcher in 2014, 2015,2016,2017,2018. Web.of Science 2017 Award. Silver Medal of TSPU, Tomsk, 2017.

Research interests

I develop the theory which should describe our universe history. My main purpose is to formulate the consistent alternative to Einstein gravity in order to resolve the fundamental puzzle of modern cosmology: why and how the universe accelerates? In fact, I proposed the first modified gravity which may describe the unification of the early-time inflation (including singular one) and late-time acceleration, i.e.consistent universe history evolution. We also proposed a bouncing universe in modified gravity as scenario that is alternative to the inflation. The alternative gravity we develop should describe the whole sequence of the universe eras: inflation, radiation-matter dominance and dark energy era with consistent transitions from one era to other era. The study of current universe should clarify its future: if it will expand eternally or if its evolution will be finished in the future singularity (actually much before via the disintegration of bound objects).

Selected publications

Odintsov SD & Oikonomou VK 2018, ‘Viable inflation in scalar-Gauss-Bonnet gravity and reconstruction from observational indices‘, Phys Rev D 98 044039

– Cruz M, Lepe S & Odintsov SD 2018, ‘Thermodynamically allowed phantom cosmology with viscous fluid’, Phys Rev D 98, 083515.

– Odintsov SD & Oikonomou VK 2018, ‘Reconstruction of slow-roll F(R) gravity inflation from observational indices‘, Ann Phys NY, 388. 267-275

– Nojiri A  & Odintsov SD 2018, ‘Cosmological bound from the neutron star merger GW170817 in scalar-tensor and F(R) gravity theories‘, Phys Lett B 779, 425-429

– Contreras F, Cruz N, Elizalde E, Gonzalez E & Odintsov SD 2018 ,’Linking little rip cosmologies with regular early universe’, Phys Rev D 98,123520.

Odintsov SD & Oikonomou VK 2018, ‘Attractor cosmology from non-minimally coupled gravity‘, Phys Rev D 97, p.064005

– Capozziello S, Nojiri S & Odintsov SD 2018, ‘The role of energy conditions in F(R) cosmology‘, Phys Lett B 781, p.99-106

– de Haro J, Odintsov SD & Oikonomou VK 2018, ‘Viable inflationary evolution from loop quantum cosmology scalar-tensor theory‘, Phys Rev D 97,p.084052

– Bamba K, Nojiri S & Odintsov SD 2018, ‘On the propagation of gravitational waves in strong magnetic fields‘, Phys Rev D 98, 024002 (1-10)

– Nojiri S, Odintsov SD & Faraoni V 2018, ‘Effects of modified gravity on turnaround radius in cosmology‘, Phys Rev D 98. 024005(1-8)

Odintsov SD & Oikonomou VK 2018, ‘The reconstruction of f(phi)R and mimetic gravity fromviable slow-roll inflation’, Nucl Phys B, 929, 79 – 112.

Selected research activities

Inv.speaker/lecturer at Casimir effect, Trondheim (June); ECIT, Murcia (July); QFT&Gravity, Tomsk (Augest); Siberian Cosmology Days, Tomsk (Augest); Cosmology&Quantum Vacuum, Benasque (Sept.); SIGRAV2018, Cagliari(Sept.); 5th conf.Polish Soc.Relativity, Wojanov(Sept.); Petrov Winter School, Kazan (Nov.); Travel through Pedro´s universe, Madrid (Dec.). Adviser of  DS thesis  which is superior of PHD (November 2018, Tomsk).