Simon White is an astrophysicist best known for establishing numerical simulations as a research tool for comparing cosmological theory with astronomical observation. Over the last two decades, his work has played a significant role in shaping the picture of how galaxies form.
Fellow of the Royal Society, 1997
Foreign Associate of the U.S.A. National Academy of Sciences, 2007
Gold Medal, Royal Astronomical Society, 2005
European Latsis Prize, European Science Foundation, 2008