Brian P. Schmidt (born February 24, 1967) is a Distinguished Professor, Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow and astrophysicist at the Australian National University Mount Stromlo Observatory and Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics and is widely known for his research in using supernovae as Cosmological Probes.

Brian P. Schmidt
Brian Schmidt receiving the Shaw Prize for astronomy in 2006 (won jointly with Adam Riess and Saul Perlmutter)
Ìbí24 Oṣù Kejì 1967 (1967-02-24) (ọmọ ọdún 57)
Missoula, Montana, United States
Ibi ẹ̀kọ́University of Arizona (1989), Harvard University (1993)
Doctoral advisorRobert Kirshner
Àwọn ẹ̀bùn àyẹ́síShaw Prize in Astronomy (2006)
Nobel Prize in Physics (2011)
"FACTBOX-Nobel physics prize winners", Reuters News, 4 October 2011.