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Areas of expertise: Astronomy, Astrophysics


Biography, Education and Training

BS, University of Florence, 1983 PhD, International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, 1987

Garth Illingworth

Garth Illingworth

Distinguished Professor/Astronomer Emeritus

Astronomy & Astrophysics Department, UC Observatories

Areas of expertise: Astronomy, Astrophysics


Biography, Education and Training

2018-Present Emeritis Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, UCSC 1988 - 2018 Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, UCSC 1988 - 2018 Astronomer, University of California Observatories/Lick Observatory (UCO/Lick) 1985 - 1987 Research Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy Johns Hopkins University 1984 - 1987 Deputy Director, Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore 1978 - 1984 Astronomer, Kitt Peak National Observatory, Tucson, Arizona 1976 - 1... more »

Steven S. Vogt

Steven S. Vogt

Emeritus Distinguished Professor/Astronomer, Astronomy & Astrophysics

Astronomy & Astrophysics Department, UC Observatories

Areas of expertise: Astronomy, Astrophysics


Biography, Education and Training

A.B., Physics, U.C. Berkeley, 1972 A.B., Astronomy, U.C. Berkeley, 1972 M.S., Astronomy, U. of Texas at Austin, 1976 Ph.D., Astronomy, U. of Texas at Austin, 1978


Areas of expertise: Mathematics, Mathematical Modeling, Computational Modeling, Fluid Dynamics, Geophysics, Astrophysics, Supercomputing


Biography, Education and Training

Brummell did his undergraduate studies at Imperial College at the University of London (UK) in Mathematics and received his B.Sc. there with first class honours. He was accepted to do a Ph.D. in the Department of Applied Mathematics at the same university, under the supervision of Dr.~D.R.~Moore. In 1988, Brummell received his Ph.D. for work on mathematical and numerical models of convection. In November 1988, Brummell moved to JILA and the Astrophysical and Planetary Science Department of the U... more »

Puragra (Raja) GuhaThakurta

Puragra (Raja) GuhaThakurta

Professor/Astronomer & Department Chair, Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics

Astronomy & Astrophysics Department, UC Observatories

Areas of expertise: Astrophysics, Astronomy


Biography, Education and Training

BSc, St Xavier's College, 1984 PhD, Princeton University, 1989

Peter H Bodenheimer

Peter H Bodenheimer

Professor Emeritus, Astronomy & Astrophysics

Astronomy & Astrophysics Department

Areas of expertise: Astronomy, Astrophysics


Biography, Education and Training

B.S., Harvard University. Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Bodenheimer's work on planet formation started in about 1974. He was one of the first to calculate hydrostatic and hydrodynamic evolution of giant planets, in spherical symmetry using an adapted stellar evolution code, initially under the assumption that they formed as gravitationally bound gaseous subcondensations in the solar nebula. This work then developed into a collaboration, centered at NASA-Ames, which was based on... more »


Areas of expertise: Astronomy, Astrophysics


Biography, Education and Training

B.S.E., Electrical Engineering, Princeton University Ph. D., University of Chicago, Astronomy and Astrophysics

Claire E Max

Claire E Max

Director Emerita, UC Observatories, Professor Emerita, Astronomy and Astrophysics

UC Observatories, Astronomy & Astrophysics Department

Areas of expertise: Astronomy, Astrophysics


Biography, Education and Training

AB Harvard University, Astronomy 1968 PhD Princeton University, Astrophysical Sciences 1972 Postdoc, UC Berkeley, Physics 1972-74 Physicist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 1974-2000 Astronomer/Professor, UC Santa Cruz 2001-present American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2002 Director, Center for Adaptive Optics, UC Santa Cruz 2004-present Ernest O. Lawrence Award for Physics, Department of Energy, 2004 National Academy of Sciences 2008 James Madison Medal, Princeton University 2009

Stefano Profumo

Stefano Profumo

Professor, Deputy Director for Theory, Santa Cruz institute for Particle Physics, Director of Graduate Studies, Physics Department

Physics Department

Areas of expertise: Physics, Particle Physics, Astrophysics, Cosmology


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D. studies in Theoretical High Energy Physics, SISSA-ISAS, Trieste (2001-2004) Undergraduate studies in Theoretical Physics, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa and University of Pisa (1997-2001)


Areas of expertise: Astronomy, Astrophysics


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D. 1983, Australian National University B.Sc 1978, Australian National University

Press Contact

Tim Stephens

stephens@ucsc.edu

831-459-4352


Areas of expertise: Astrophysics, Astronomy


Biography, Education and Training

BS, Iowa State University, 1999 PhD, University of Arizona, 2004 National Research Council Fellow and Spitzer Fellow at NASA Ames Research Center, 2004-2007

Robert P Johnson

Robert P Johnson

Distinguished Professor

Physics Department

Areas of expertise: Particle Physics, Astrophysics, Physics, Electrical Engineering


Biography, Education and Training

B.S. University of Kansas Ph.D. Stanford University Fellow of the American Physical Society  


Areas of expertise: Astronomy, Astrophysics


Biography, Education and Training

Ramirez-Ruiz was born in Mexico, studied physics at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, and pursued his PhD at Cambridge  University. He was the John Bahcall Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton before joining the faculty at UCSC, where he is a professor of astrophysics and astronomy and holds the Vera Rubin Presidential Chair.


Areas of expertise: Astronomy, Astrophysics


Biography, Education and Training

PhD 1981 University of Cambridge, Institute of Astronomy and Emmanuel College 1980-1982 Harkness Post-doctoral Fellow, UC Berkeley 1982-1984 Chambers Research Fellow, Girton College Cambridge; SERC Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge 1984-1987 Assistant Research Astronomer, UC Berkeley 1987- 1991 Assistant Professor/Astronomer UCSC 1991-1996 Associate Professor/Astronomer UCSC 1997- Professor/Astronomer UCSC

Harland W Epps

Harland W Epps

Astronomer, Emeritus Professor of Astronomy & Astrophysics

Astronomy & Astrophysics Department, UC Observatories

Areas of expertise: Astronomy, Astrophysics


Biography, Education and Training

Academic Bio Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison (1964) in theoretical astrophysics. Professor of Astronomy, UCLA 1965-1988 Visiting Scientist, Steward Observatory, University of Arizona 1973-1974 Visiting Scientist, OCIW (Carnegie, Pasadena) 1988-1989 Astronomer and Professor, UCSC 1989-Present Consultant in Optical Design 1968-Present

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Sandra M. Faber

Professor Emerita/University Professor

faber@ucolick.org

408 438 3587


Areas of expertise: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Cosmology


Biography, Education and Training

BA, Swarthmore College, 1966 PhD, Harvard University, 1972


Areas of expertise: Astronomy, Astrophysics


Biography, Education and Training

B.S., Physics, University of Central Florida, 1977 M.S., Physics, Florida State University, 1979 Ph.D., Astronomy, University of Washington, 1987

Bruce H Margon

Bruce H Margon

Professor Emeritus of Astronomy & Astrophysics

Astronomy & Astrophysics Department

Areas of expertise: Astronomy, Astrophysics


Biography, Education and Training

Ph. D., Astronomy, University of California, Berkeley, 1973 M. A., Astronomy, University of California, Berkeley, 1971 A. B., Astrophysics, Columbia University, 1968


Areas of expertise: Astronomy, Astrophysics


Biography, Education and Training

PhD UC Berkeley 1981 Carnegie Fellowship and Associate Research Position, Carnegie institution of Washington-DTM, 1981-1986 Space Telescope Science Institute Fellowship, STScI, 1986-1987 Assistant Astronomer and WFPC2 Instrument Scientist, STScI, 1987 Astronomer/Professor UCO/Lick Observatory UCSC, 1988-2014 Emeritus: Professor/Astronomer UCSC 2014-present 

Pascale Garaud

Pascale Garaud

Department Chair, Professor

Applied Mathematics

Areas of expertise: Astrophysics, Applied Physics, Mathematical Physics, Mathematical Modeling, Dynamical Systems, Computational Modeling


Biography, Education and Training

Undegraduate: 1992-1996: Maitrise de Physique, Universite Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg (France). Graduate: 1996-1997: Part III of the Mathematical Tripos, Cambridge, UK 1997-2001: PhD in Astrophysics, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, UK Postdoctoral: 2001-2002: New Hall Research Fellowship at DAMTP and IoA, Cambridge, UK 2002-2004: PPARC Research Fellowship, DAMTP, IoA, Cambridge, UK Permanent positions: 2004-2010: Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics, UCSC.  2010-20... more »

John Faulkner

John Faulkner

Professor Emeritus Astronomy &, Astrophysics

Astronomy & Astrophysics Department

Areas of expertise: Astronomy, Astrophysics


Biography, Education and Training

B.A., St. John's College, Cambridge University M.A., St. John's College, Cambridge University Ph.D., St. John's College, Cambridge University


Areas of expertise: Astronomy, Astrophysics


Biography, Education and Training

PhD, Cambridge 1976 Postdoc, Cambridge & Harvard 1979-1979 Assistant Professor, UCSC, 1979-1982 Associate Professor, UCSC, 1982-1985 Full Professor, UCSC, 1985-Present Guggenheim Fellow, Otto Schmidt Medal, von Humboldt Fellow Sackler Fellow, Member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences Director, Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics

Tesla E. Jeltema

Tesla E. Jeltema

Professor, Associate Director of the Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics

Physics Department

Areas of expertise: Astrophysics, Astronomy, Cosmology, Particle Physics, Physics


Biography, Education and Training

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004 BS, The College of William and Mary, 1999

Anthony N Aguirre

Anthony N Aguirre

Professor, Faggin Family Presidential Chair for the Physics of Information

Physics Department, Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics (SCIPP)

Areas of expertise: Particle Physics, Cosmology, Astrophysics, Physics


Biography, Education and Training

I received my PhD in Astronomy at Harvard in 2000.  After a three-year stint at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, I joined the UCSC faculty in 2003. 

Burton F Jones

Burton F Jones

Asst Director Lick Observatory, Emeritus Professor/Astronomer

Astronomy & Astrophysics Department, UC Observatories

Areas of expertise: Astronomy, Astrophysics


Biography, Education and Training

B.S., University of Chicago. Ph.D., University of Chicago


Areas of expertise: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Oceanography


Biography, Education and Training

Xavier is a New England transplant and graduate of Physics from Princetion University (1993).  He moved to Californiate to pursue a PhD in Physics at the University of California,  San Diego (1998).  Prochaska was then a postdoctoral  Carnegie+Hubble Fellow at Carnegie Observatories from 1999-2002 before joining the faculty at UC Santa Cruz and as an astronomer at the Univeristy of California Observatories. In 2020, I became an affiliate of the Ocean Sciences Department... more »

Press Contact

Dongwook Lee

Associate Professor

dlee79@ucsc.edu

18315027708


Areas of expertise: Mathematical Modeling, Mathematics, Astrophysics, Computational Modeling, Supercomputing, Fluid Dynamics


Biography, Education and Training

   


Areas of expertise: Astronomy, Astrophysics


Biography, Education and Training

2002-2006  Swarthmore College, B.A. 2006-2011  University of Arizona, M.S. and Ph.D. 2011-2014  University of Arizona, LBTI Instrument Scientist 2014-2015  University of Arizona, Hubble Postdoctoral Fellow 2016-2019  UC Santa Cruz, Assistant Professor 2019-2023  UC Santa Cruz, Associate Professor 2023-         UC Santa Cruz, Professor    

Press Contact

transients@ucsc.edu


Areas of expertise: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Cosmology, Big Data



Areas of expertise: Adaptive Optics, Astronomy, Astrophysics


Biography, Education and Training

I am a postdoctoral researcher working on instrumentation and data analysis for exoplanet direct imaging. 

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