Dina Traykova

Dina Traykova


Max Planck Institute

Dina is a postdoc at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics. Her research focuses on cosmological tests of Horndeski theories, modified gravity and numerical simulations of black holes in scalar dark matter environments.


  • Scalar Dark Matter
  • Modified gravity
  • Strong and weak field tests of gravity


  • Postdoc, 2021-present

    Max Planck Institute (AEI)

  • PhD in Astrophysics, 2017-2021

    University of Oxford

  • BSc and MSci in Theoretical Physics, 2013-2017

    University College London