Gregory Vereshchagin

D. Sc., Ph. D.

Research professor

at ICRANet

Curriculum vitae

Publication list



Piazza della Repubblica, 10
65122 Pescara

Office: +39 085 23054 216
Fax: +39 085 4219252

Email: veresh [at]

Research interests

Plasma physics: kinetic theory, electron-positron plasma, collisionless plasma

Astrophysics: gamma-ray bursts

Cosmology: large scale structure, cosmic microwave background radiation, neutrino in cosmology, world constants and dark energy, inflation, cosmic singularity, loop quantum cosmology.


G.V. Vereshchagin and A.G. Aksenov, "Relativistic Kinetic Theory With Applications in Astrophysics and Cosmology", Cambridge University Press, 2017, 334pp. (ISBN: 9781107048225).

G.V. Vereshchagin and A.G. Aksenov, "Relativistic Kinetic Theory With Applications in Astrophysics and Cosmology", Moscow, Nauka, 2018, 470 pages. ISBN 978-5-02-040144-0.

G.V. Vereshchagin, "Relativistic Kinetic Theory with some Applications", in "Cosmology and Gravitation: XVth Brazilian School of Cosmology and Gravitation", eds. Mario Novello and Santiago E.Perez Bergliaffa, Cambridge Scientific Publishers, (2014), pp 1-40. (ISBN: 978-1-908106-39-1).

G.V. Vereshchagin, "Gauge Theories of Gravity with the Scalar Field in Cosmology", in "Frontiers in Field Theory", edited by O. Kovras, Nova Science Publishers, New York, (2005), pp. 213-255 (ISBN: 1-59454-127-2).

Selected publications

(For full publication list see ADS and arxiv)

R. Ruffini, G.V. Vereshchagin and S.-S. Xue, "Electron-positron pairs in physics and astrophysics: from heavy nuclei to black holes" Physics Reports, Vol. 487 (2010) No 1-4, 1-140.

G. V. Vereshchagin, L. Li and D. Bégué, “Is magnetically dominated outflow required to explain GRBs?”, MNRAS Volume 512 (2022), pp.4846-4851.

V. A. Belinski and G. V. Vereshchagin, "On the cosmological gravitational waves and cosmological distances", Physics Letters B, Volume 778 (2018), pp. 332-338.

G. V. Vereshchagin, "Cosmic horizon for GeV sources and photon-photon scattering", Astrophysics and Space Science, Vol. 363:29 (2018).

R. Ruffini, G.V. Vereshchagin and I.A. Siutsou, "Theory of photospheric emission from relativistic outflows" The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 772 (2013) Issue 1, article id. 11.

A.G. Aksenov, R. Ruffini and G.V. Vereshchagin, "Thermalization of nonequilibrium electron-positron-photon plasmas", Physical Review Letters, Vol. 99 (2007) No 12, 125003.

P. Singh, K. Vandersloot and G.V. Vereshchagin, "Nonsingular bouncing universes in loop quantum cosmology", Physical Review D, Vol. 74 (2006) 043510.

M. Lattanzi, R. Ruffini and G.V. Vereshchagin, "Joint constraints on the lepton asymmetry of the Universe and neutrino mass from the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe", Physical Review D, Vol. 72 (2005) 063003.

Teaching and supervising

Lecture course:
Relativistic kinetic theory and its applications in astrophysics and cosmology for the International Relativistic Astrophysics Ph.D. program.

Ph.D. students:
Gustavo de Barros (IRAP PhD, Brazil) - 2010

Ivan Siutsou (IRAP PhD, Belarus) - 2013

Alberto Benedetti (Erasmus Mundus IRAP PhD, Italy) - 2013

Damien Begue (Erasmus Mundus IRAP PhD, France) - 2014

Mikalai Prakapenia (NASB, Belarus) - 2020

Edited volumes