Dr Karen Hallberg

Dr Karen Hallberg is the Principal Researcher of the Argentine Council for Science and Technology working at the Bariloche Atomic Center and an Associate Professor at the Balseiro Institute, from where she holds a Physics PhD.  She is currently a Council Member of the Pugwash Conferences for Science and World Affairs, a founding member of the Argentine Pugwash Group, International Councilor and Board Member of the American Physical Society, and a member of the Argentine Committee for Ethics in Science and Technology, among many others. Dr Hallberg’s research topics include the development of state-of-the-art computational approaches to understand the physics of quantum matter and nanoscopic systems, while she is actively committed to reducing the gender gap and increasing awareness of ethical considerations in science.