Research in the IAR
Professor Thomas Bania – Radio spectroscopy; Galactic Structure; Interstellar Medium.
Associate Professor Elizabeth Blanton – High-energy astrophysics, Optical and NIR observational astronomy; Clusters of galaxies, Radio galaxies.
Associate Professor Tereasa Brainerd – Theoretical astrophysics; cosmology; computational astrophysics; galaxy formation & evolution; astrophysical applications of gravitational lensing.
Professor Dan Clemens – Galactic structure; Interstellar medium; Star formation; Infrared and optical astronomy.
Assistant Professor Catherine Espaillat –young stars, planet formation, circumstellar disk structure and evolution, multiwavelength variability, radiative transfer modeling
Assistant Professor JJ Hermes – High-precision observations of the endpoints of stars, planets, and binary systems; asteroseismology; time-domain astrophysics; space-based photometry; persistent gravitational wave sources
Adjunct Professor James Jackson – Radio, Infrared and submm astronomy; Interstellar medium; Starburst galaxies; Star formation; the Milky Way; Antarctic astronomy.
Professor Alan Marscher – Quasars and other active galactic nuclei, High-energy astrophysics, Black holes, Jets
Assistant Professor Philip Muirhead – Fundamental properties of low-mass stars, Statistics and characteristics of exoplanets, Stars and stellar evolution, Novel astronomical instrumentation
Associate Professor Merav Opher – Computational and theoretical plasma physics in space and astrophysics; Interaction of the solar system with the interstellar medium; solar wind; shocks in the lower corona, T-Tauri and Solar-Like Stars.