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Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge

 

Biography

I'm a working at the interface of theory with statistical data analysis.
- Testing theoretical models with observations.
- A wide theoretical knowledge and understanding in particle physics, field theory (classical and quantum), gravity and cosmology.
- Computing skills (Python, Mathematica, Matlab), statistical/numerical methods, and data analysis.

Publications

Key publications: 

Cosmology intertwined: A review of the particle physics, astrophysics, and cosmology associated with the cosmological tensions and anomalies
E Abdalla, GF Abellán, A Aboubrahim, A Agnello, Ö Akarsu, Y Akrami, G Alestas, D Aloni, L Amendola, LA Anchordoqui, RI Anderson, N Arendse, M Asgari, M Ballardini, V Barger, S Basilakos, RC Batista, ES Battistelli, R Battye, M Benetti, D Benisty, A Berlin, P de Bernardis, E Berti, B Bidenko, S Birrer, JP Blakeslee, KK Boddy, CR Bom, A Bonilla, N Borghi, FR Bouchet, M Braglia, T Buchert, E Buckley-Geer, E Calabrese, RR Caldwell, D Camarena, S Capozziello, S Casertano, GCF Chen, J Chluba, A Chen, HY Chen, A Chudaykin, M Cicoli, CJ Copi, F Courbin, FY Cyr-Racine, B Czerny, M Dainotti, G D'Amico, AC Davis, J de Cruz Pérez, J de Haro, J Delabrouille, PB Denton, S Dhawan, KR Dienes, E Di Valentino, P Du, D Eckert, C Escamilla-Rivera, A Ferté, F Finelli, P Fosalba, WL Freedman, N Frusciante, E Gaztañaga, W Giarè, E Giusarma, A Gómez-Valent, W Handley, I Harrison, L Hart, DK Hazra, A Heavens, A Heinesen, H Hildebrandt, JC Hill, NB Hogg, DE Holz, DC Hooper, N Hosseininejad, D Huterer, M Ishak, MM Ivanov, AH Jaffe, IS Jang, K Jedamzik, R Jimenez, M Joseph, S Joudaki, M Kamionkowski, T Karwal, L Kazantzidis, RE Keeley, M Klasen, E Komatsu, LVE Koopmans – Journal of High Energy Astrophysics (2022) 34, 49
(DOI: 10.1016/j.jheap.2022.04.002)

 

The dark side of the torsion: dark energy from propagating torsion
D Benisty, EI Guendelman, AVD Venn, D Vasak, J Struckmeier, H Stoecker – European Physical Journal C (2022) 82, 264
(DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-022-10187-2)

The Local Group Mass in the Light of Gaia
D Benisty, E Vasiliev, NW Evans, AC Davis, OV Hartl, LE Strigari – Astrophysical Journal Letters (2022) 928, L5
(DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/ac5c42)

Dark energy interactions near the Galactic Center
D Benisty, AC Davis – Physical Review D (2022) 105, 024052
(DOI: 10.1103/physrevd.105.024052)

Quantum gravity phenomenology at the dawn of the multi-messenger era—A review
A Addazi, J Alvarez-Muniz, R Alves Batista, G Amelino-Camelia, V Antonelli, M Arzano, M Asorey, JL Atteia, S Bahamonde, F Bajardi, A Ballesteros, B Baret, DM Barreiros, S Basilakos, D Benisty, O Birnholtz, JJ Blanco-Pillado, D Blas, J Bolmont, D Boncioli, P Bosso, G Calcagni, S Capozziello, JM Carmona, S Cerci, M Chernyakova, S Clesse, JAB Coelho, SM Colak, JL Cortes, S Das, V D'Esposito, M Demirci, MG Di Luca, A di Matteo, D Dimitrijevic, G Djordjevic, DD Prester, A Eichhorn, J Ellis, C Escamilla-Rivera, G Fabiano, SA Franchino-Viñas, AM Frassino, D Frattulillo, S Funk, A Fuster, J Gamboa, A Gent, L Gergely, M Giammarchi, K Giesel, JF Glicenstein, J Gracia-Bondía, R Gracia-Ruiz, G Gubitosi, EI Guendelman, I Gutierrez-Sagredo, L Haegel, S Heefer, A Held, FJ Herranz, T Hinderer, JI Illana, A Ioannisian, P Jetzer, FR Joaquim, KH Kampert, AK Uysal, T Katori, N Kazarian, D Kerszberg, J Kowalski-Glikman, S Kuroyanagi, C Lämmerzahl, JL Said, S Liberati, E Lim, IP Lobo, M López-Moya, GG Luciano, M Manganaro, A Marcianò, P Martín-Moruno, M Martinez, M Martinez, H Martínez-Huerta, P Martínez-Miravé, M Masip, D Mattingly, N Mavromatos, A Mazumdar, F Méndez, F Mercati, S Micanovic, J Mielczarek, AL Miller, M Milosevic, D Minic, L Miramonti – Progress in Particle and Nuclear Physics (2022) 103948
(DOI: 10.1016/j.ppnp.2022.103948)

Timing argument take on the Milky Way and Andromeda past encounter
D Benisty – Astronomy & Astrophysics (2021) 656, a129
(DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/202142096)

Singularity-Free and Cosmologically Viable Born-Infeld Gravity with Scalar Matter
D Benisty, GJ Olmo, D Rubiera-Garcia – Symmetry (2021) 13, 2108
(DOI: 10.3390/sym13112108)

 

Quintessential inflation and cosmological seesaw mechanism: reheating and observational constraints
LA Salo, D Benisty, EI Guendelman, JD Haro – Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics (2021) 2021, 007
(DOI: 10.1088/1475-7516/2021/07/007)

α attractors in Quintessential Inflation motivated by Supergravity
LA Salo, D Benisty, EI Guendelman, JD Haro – Physical Review D (2021) 103, 123535
(DOI: 10.1103/physrevd.103.123535)

Testing late-time cosmic acceleration with uncorrelated baryon acoustic oscillation dataset
D Benisty, D Staicova – Astronomy & Astrophysics (2021) 647, A38
(DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/202039502)

 

Publications from Elements

Journal articles

2022 (Accepted for publication)

  • Staicova, D. and Benisty, D., 2022 (Accepted for publication). Constraining the dark energy models using the BAO data: An approach independent of H_0 \cdot r_d, EDP Sciences Astronomy & Astrophysics, http://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/202244366
  • Benisty, D., Vasiliev, E., Evans, NW., Davis, A-C., Hartl, OV. and Strigari, LE., 2022 (Accepted for publication). The Local Group Mass in the light of Gaia Astrophys.J.Lett., v. 928 http://doi.org/10.3847/2041-8213/ac5c42
  • 2022

  • Benisty, D., Evans, NW. and Davis, A-C., 2022. The eccentricity distribution of wide binaries, Oxford University Press (OUP) Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters, v. 518 10.1093/mnrasl/slac134
  • Benisty, D. and Davis, AC., 2022. Dark energy interactions near the Galactic Center Physical Review D, v. 105 http://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.105.024052
  • Benisty, D., Guendelman, EI., van de Venn, A., Vasak, D., Struckmeier, J. and Stoecker, H., 2022. The dark side of the torsion: dark energy from propagating torsion EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL C, v. 82 10.1140/epjc/s10052-022-10187-2
  • Benisty, D., Mifsud, J., Said, JL. and Staicova, D., 2022. On the Robustness of the Constancy of the Supernova Absolute Magnitude: Non-parametric Reconstruction \& Bayesian approaches
  • Abdalla, E., Abellán, GF., Aboubrahim, A., Agnello, A., Akarsu, Ö., Akrami, Y., Alestas, G., Aloni, D., Amendola, L., Anchordoqui, LA., Anderson, RI., Arendse, N., Asgari, M., Ballardini, M., Barger, V., Basilakos, S., Batista, RC., Battistelli, ES., Battye, R., Benetti, M., Benisty, D., Berlin, A., de Bernardis, P., Berti, E., Bidenko, B., Birrer, S., Blakeslee, JP., Boddy, KK., Bom, CR., Bonilla, A., Borghi, N., Bouchet, FR., Braglia, M., Buchert, T., Buckley-Geer, E., Calabrese, E., Caldwell, RR., Camarena, D., Capozziello, S., Casertano, S., Chen, GCF., Chluba, J., Chen, A., Chen, HY., Chudaykin, A., Cicoli, M., Copi, CJ., Courbin, F., Cyr-Racine, FY., Czerny, B., Dainotti, M., D'Amico, G., Davis, AC., de Cruz Pérez, J., de Haro, J., Delabrouille, J., Denton, PB., Dhawan, S., Dienes, KR., Di Valentino, E., Du, P., Eckert, D., Escamilla-Rivera, C., Ferté, A., Finelli, F., Fosalba, P., Freedman, WL., Frusciante, N., Gaztañaga, E., Giarè, W., Giusarma, E., Gómez-Valent, A., Handley, W., Harrison, I., Hart, L., Hazra, DK., Heavens, A., Heinesen, A., Hildebrandt, H., Hill, JC., Hogg, NB., Holz, DE., Hooper, DC., Hosseininejad, N., Huterer, D., Ishak, M., Ivanov, MM., Jaffe, AH., Jang, IS., Jedamzik, K., Jimenez, R., Joseph, M., Joudaki, S., Kamionkowski, M., Karwal, T., Kazantzidis, L., Keeley, RE., Klasen, M., Komatsu, E. and Koopmans, LVE., 2022. Cosmology intertwined: A review of the particle physics, astrophysics, and cosmology associated with the cosmological tensions and anomalies Journal of High Energy Astrophysics, v. 34 http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jheap.2022.04.002
  • Addazi, A., Alvarez-Muniz, J., Alves Batista, R., Amelino-Camelia, G., Antonelli, V., Arzano, M., Asorey, M., Atteia, JL., Bahamonde, S., Bajardi, F., Ballesteros, A., Baret, B., Barreiros, DM., Basilakos, S., Benisty, D., Birnholtz, O., Blanco-Pillado, JJ., Blas, D., Bolmont, J., Boncioli, D., Bosso, P., Calcagni, G., Capozziello, S., Carmona, JM., Cerci, S., Chernyakova, M., Clesse, S., Coelho, JAB., Colak, SM., Cortes, JL., Das, S., D'Esposito, V., Demirci, M., Di Luca, MG., di Matteo, A., Dimitrijevic, D., Djordjevic, G., Prester, DD., Eichhorn, A., Ellis, J., Escamilla-Rivera, C., Fabiano, G., Franchino-Viñas, SA., Frassino, AM., Frattulillo, D., Funk, S., Fuster, A., Gamboa, J., Gent, A., Gergely, L., Giammarchi, M., Giesel, K., Glicenstein, JF., Gracia-Bondía, J., Gracia-Ruiz, R., Gubitosi, G., Guendelman, EI., Gutierrez-Sagredo, I., Haegel, L., Heefer, S., Held, A., Herranz, FJ., Hinderer, T., Illana, JI., Ioannisian, A., Jetzer, P., Joaquim, FR., Kampert, KH., Uysal, AK., Katori, T., Kazarian, N., Kerszberg, D., Kowalski-Glikman, J., Kuroyanagi, S., Lämmerzahl, C., Said, JL., Liberati, S., Lim, E., Lobo, IP., López-Moya, M., Luciano, GG., Manganaro, M., Marcianò, A., Martín-Moruno, P., Martinez, M., Martinez, M., Martínez-Huerta, H., Martínez-Miravé, P., Masip, M., Mattingly, D., Mavromatos, N., Mazumdar, A., Méndez, F., Mercati, F., Micanovic, S., Mielczarek, J., Miller, AL., Milosevic, M., Minic, D. and Miramonti, L., 2022. Quantum gravity phenomenology at the dawn of the multi-messenger era—A review Progress in Particle and Nuclear Physics, v. 125 10.1016/j.ppnp.2022.103948
  • Guendelman, E., Herrera, R. and Benisty, D., 2022. Unifying inflation with early and late dark energy with multiple fields: Spontaneously broken scale invariant two measures theory PHYSICAL REVIEW D, v. 105 10.1103/PhysRevD.105.124035
  • Benisty, D., 2022. Testing modified gravity via Yukawa potential in two body problem: Analytical solution and observational constraints Physical Review D, v. 106 10.1103/PhysRevD.106.043001
  • Benisty, D., Van De Venn, A., Vasak, D., Struckmeier, J. and Stoecker, H., 2022. Torsional Dark Energy International Journal of Modern Physics D, 10.1142/S0218271822420135
  • 2021

  • Benisty, D., 2021. Timing argument take on the Milky Way and Andromeda past encounter Astronomy and Astrophysics, v. 656 http://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/202142096
  • Guendelman, EI., Zamlung, E. and Benisty, D., 2021. Noether symmetry in Newtonian dynamics and cosmology GENERAL RELATIVITY AND GRAVITATION, v. 53 10.1007/s10714-021-02859-3
  • Salo, LA., Benisty, D., Guendelman, EI. and Haro, JD., 2021. Quintessential inflation and cosmological seesaw mechanism: reheating and observational constraints JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, 10.1088/1475-7516/2021/07/007
  • Benisty, D., Vasak, D., Kirsch, J. and Struckmeier, J., 2021. Low-redshift constraints on covariant canonical Gauge theory of gravity EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL C, v. 81 10.1140/epjc/s10052-021-08924-0
  • Bensity, D., Guendelman, EI., Kaganovich, A., Nissimov, E. and Pacheva, S., 2021. Non-canonical volume-form formulation of modified gravity theories and cosmology European Physical Journal Plus, v. 136 http://doi.org/10.1140/epjp/s13360-020-01048-6
  • Benisty, D., Olmo, GJ. and Rubiera-Garcia, D., 2021. Singularity-Free and Cosmologically Viable Born-Infeld Gravity with Scalar Matter SYMMETRY-BASEL, v. 13 10.3390/sym13112108
  • Benisty, D. and Staicova, D., 2021. Testing late-time cosmic acceleration with uncorrelated baryon acoustic oscillation dataset ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, v. 647 10.1051/0004-6361/202039502
  • Staicova, D. and Benisty, D., 2021. Constraining the dark energy models using Baryon Acoustic Oscillations: An approach independent of $H_0 \cdot r_d$
  • Benisty, D., Chaichian, M. and Oksanen, M., 2021. Mimetic Tensor-Vector-Scalar Cosmology: Unified Dark Energy, Dark Matter and Stiff Matter
  • Benisty, D., 2021. Unified Dark Energy and Dark Matter from Dynamical Spacetime Cosmology
  • Salo, LA., Benisty, D., Guendelman, EI. and Haro, JD., 2021. alpha-attractors in quintessential inflation motivated by supergravity PHYSICAL REVIEW D, v. 103 10.1103/PhysRevD.103.123535
  • Benisty, D., 2021. Quantifying the S<inf>8</inf> tension with the Redshift Space Distortion data set Physics of the Dark Universe, v. 31 http://doi.org/10.1016/j.dark.2020.100766
  • 2020

  • Benisty, D. and Guendelman, EI., 2020. The Local Group as a test system for Modified Newtonian Dynamics PHYSICS OF THE DARK UNIVERSE, v. 30 10.1016/j.dark.2020.100708
  • Benisty, D. and Guendelman, EI., 2020. Lorentzian quintessential inflation INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MODERN PHYSICS D, v. 29 10.1142/S021827182042002X
  • Benisty, D. and Guendelman, EI., 2020. Quintessential inflation from Lorentzian slow roll EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL C, v. 80 10.1140/epjc/s10052-020-8147-8
  • Benisty, D., Guendelman, EI. and Saridakis, EN., 2020. The scale factor potential approach to inflation EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL C, v. 80 10.1140/epjc/s10052-020-8054-z
  • Benisty, D., Guendelman, EI., Nissimov, E. and Pacheva, S., 2020. Quintessential Inflation with Dynamical Higgs Generation as an Affine Gravity SYMMETRY-BASEL, v. 12 10.3390/sym12050734
  • Benisty, D., Guendelman, EI., Nissimov, E. and Pacheva, S., 2020. Dynamically Generated Inflationary Lambda CDM SYMMETRY-BASEL, v. 12 10.3390/sym12030481
  • Benisty, D., Guendelman, EI., Nissimov, E. and Pacheva, S., 2020. Dynamically generated inflationary two-field potential via non-Riemannian volume forms NUCLEAR PHYSICS B, v. 951 10.1016/j.nuclphysb.2019.114907
  • Benisty, D., Guendelman, EI., Nissimov, E. and Pacheva, S., 2020. Lambda CDM as a Noether symmetry in cosmology INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MODERN PHYSICS D, v. 29 10.1142/S0218271820501047
  • Benisty, D., Guendelman, EI. and Haba, Z., 2020. Unification of dark energy and dark matter from diffusive cosmology (vol 99, 123521, 2019) PHYSICAL REVIEW D, v. 101 10.1103/PhysRevD.101.049901
  • Benisty, D. and Guendelman, EI., 2020. Cosmological principle in Newtonian dynamics MODERN PHYSICS LETTERS A, v. 35 10.1142/S021773232050131X
  • 2019

  • Benisty, D. and Guendelman, EI., 2019. Two scalar fields inflation from scale-invariant gravity with modified measure Classical and Quantum Gravity, v. 36 http://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6382/ab14af
  • Benisty, D., Guendelman, EI., Nissimov, E. and Pacheva, S., 2019. Dynamically generated inflation from non-Riemannian volume forms EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL C, v. 79 10.1140/epjc/s10052-019-7310-6
  • Benisty, D., Guendelman, EI., Saridakis, EN., Stoecker, H., Struckmeier, J. and Vasak, D., 2019. Inflation from fermions with curvature-dependent mass PHYSICAL REVIEW D, v. 100 10.1103/PhysRevD.100.043523
  • Benisty, D., Guendelman, EI. and Haba, Z., 2019. Unification of dark energy and dark matter from diffusive cosmology PHYSICAL REVIEW D, v. 99 10.1103/PhysRevD.99.123521
  • Banerjee, S., Benisty, D. and Guendelman, EI., 2019. Running Dark Energy and Dark Matter from Dynamical Spacetime Bulg.J.Phys. 48 (2021) no.2, 117-137,
  • Anagnostopoulos, FK., Benisty, D., Basilakos, S. and Guendelman, EI., 2019. Dark energy and dark matter unification from dynamical space time: observational constraints and cosmological implications JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, 10.1088/1475-7516/2019/06/003
  • Benisty, D., Vasak, D., Guendelman, EI. and Struckmeier, J., 2019. Energy transfer from spacetime into matter and a bouncing inflation from covariant canonical gauge theory of gravity MODERN PHYSICS LETTERS A, v. 34 10.1142/S0217732319501645
  • Benisty, D., Guendelman, E., Kaganovich, A., Nissimov, E. and Pacheva, S., 2019. Modified Gravity Theories Based on the Non-Canonical Volume-Form Formalism
  • Benisty, D., Guendelman, E., Nissimov, E. and Pacheva, S., 2019. Non-Riemannian Volume Elements Dynamically Generate Inflation
  • Benisty, D., 2019. Decaying coupled Fermions to curvature and the $H_0$ tension
  • Liebrich, P., 2019. Covariant Canonical Quantization
  • 2018

  • Bahamonde, S., Benisty, D. and Guendelman, EI., 2018. Linear Potentials in Galaxy Halos by Asymmetric Wormholes UNIVERSE, v. 4 10.3390/universe4110112
  • Benisty, D., Guendelman, EI., Vasak, D., Struckmeier, J. and Stoecker, H., 2018. Quadratic curvature theories formulated as covariant canonical gauge theories of gravity PHYSICAL REVIEW D, v. 98 10.1103/PhysRevD.98.106021
  • Benisty, D. and Guendelman, EI., 2018. Inflation compactification from dynamical spacetime PHYSICAL REVIEW D, v. 98 10.1103/PhysRevD.98.043522
  • Benisty, D. and Guendelman, EI., 2018. Correspondence between the first and second order formalism by a metricity constraint PHYSICAL REVIEW D, v. 98 10.1103/PhysRevD.98.044023
  • Benisty, D. and Guendelman, EI., 2018. A transition between bouncing hyper-inflation to ACDM from diffusive scalar fields INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MODERN PHYSICS A, v. 33 10.1142/S0217751X18501191
  • Benisty, D. and Guendelman, EI., 2018. Unified dark energy and dark matter from dynamical spacetime PHYSICAL REVIEW D, v. 98 10.1103/PhysRevD.98.023506
  • 2017

  • Benisty, D. and Guendelman, EI., 2017. Unified DE-DM with diffusive interactions scenario from scalar fields INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MODERN PHYSICS D, v. 26 10.1142/S0218271817430210
  • Benisty, D. and Guendelman, EI., 2017. Interacting diffusive unified dark energy and dark matter from scalar fields EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL C, v. 77 10.1140/epjc/s10052-017-4939-x
  • 2016

  • Benisty, D. and Guendelman, EI., 2016. Radiation-like scalar field and gauge fields in cosmology for a theory with dynamical time MODERN PHYSICS LETTERS A, v. 31 10.1142/S0217732316501881
  • Book chapters

    2018

  • Benisty, D., Guendelman, EI. and Struckmeier, J., 2018. Gauge theory of Gravity based on the correspondence between the $1^{st}$ and the $2^{nd}$ order formalisms