Catherine Espaillat

Associate Professor

  • Title Associate Professor
  • Office CAS 04A
  • Phone 353-3441
  • Education B.A. Columbia University
    Ph.D. University of Michigan

Research Interests: young stars, planet formation, circumstellar disk structure and evolution, multiwavelength variability, radiative transfer modeling

Professor Espaillat joined the Department of Astronomy at Boston University as an Assistant Professor in 2013. She received her bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in 2003 and earned a Ph.D. in Astrophysics from the University of Michigan in 2009. She went on to the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics as an NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellow and a NASA Carl Sagan Fellow. Professor Espaillat is an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Physics and a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s CAREER award.

Website: Catherine Espaillat’s Personal Website

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