The Binary Black Hole Grand Challenge Alliance consists of Principal Investigators at nine institutions and Associates at two others, as well as students postdocs and collaborators. Richard Matzner, The University of Texas at Austin, is the lead Principal Investigator.
The stated purposes of the Binary Black Hole Grand Challenge Alliance are:
To achieve these goals the Alliance has established an external Advisory Committee. Additionally, an internal advisory committee, the "Super-Cognizant Scientists" advises the lead PI, and meetings of the Principal Investigators are held at each 6-monthly meeting of the Alliance. An additional structure consists of a team of cognizant scientists each of which is directly responsible for the scientific progress of a particular aspect of the Alliance effort. They submit monthly reports to the newsletter Editor, and the newsletter is circulated among the Alliance, and published on the Web.