Faculty

Faculty Affiliate Members
Adam Showman (Planetary Sciences)

Dynamics and evolution of planetary atmospheres and interiors; tectonics and evolution of icy satellites

(520) 621-4021
Andrew Youdin (Astronomy)

Planet formation, accretion disks, planetary atmospheres, exoplanet statistics, dynamics

Buell T. Jannuzi (Astronomy)

Observational Cosmology, Quasar Absorption Line Systems, Active Galaxies, Instrumentation for Surveys

(520) 621-6524
Dimitrios Psaltis (Astronomy)

High-energy astrophysics, physics of compact objects (neutron stars and black holes), probes and tests of general relativity in astrophysical systems

(520) 626-8846
Eduardo Rozo (Physics)

Astrophysics and Cosmology

520-621-2251
Federico Fraschetti (Planetary Sciences)

High energy astrophysics, cosmology, cosmic rays

(520) 621-4534
Feryal Ozel (Astronomy)

Physics of compact objects, magnetars, neutron star interiors, black holes, and accretion disks, gravitational lensing by compact objects.

(520) 626-1622
Gurtina Besla (Astronomy)

Theoretical Astrophysics, Galaxy Formation, Dwarf Galaxies, Local Group Dynamics, Dark Matter and Structure Formation

(520) 621-0418
Ina Sarcevic (Physics)

Ultrahigh energy neutrino interactions of relevance to the detection of Active Galactic Nuclei and of Dark Matter Candidates and studying the dynamics of particle production in Active Galactic Nuclei. 

(520) 621-4392
Isamu Matsuyama (Planetary Science)

Planet formation

(520) 621-4002
Ivan Hubeny (Steward Observatory)

Radiation transport, stellar atmospheres, planetary atmospheres, accretion disks

(520) 626-1470
Joe Giacalone (Planetary Sciences)

Cosmic-ray transport, computational space-plasma physics, solar and heliospheric physics

(520) 626-8365
Johann Rafelski (Physics)

Study of properties of the Universe and its evolution beginning with deconfined quark-gluon plasma, followed by hadronization transition, and continuing in the era of matter-antimatter annihilation prior to neutrino decoupling. 

(520) 990-4213 (cell); Fax: (520) 621-4721
John Cocke (Astronomy, emeritus)

Relativity, gravitation, cosmology, radiation physics, speckle interferometry

Jozsef Kota (Planetary Sciences)

Cosmic rays, solar wind, heliospheric magnetic fields

(520) 621-4396
Kaitlin Kratter (Astronomy)

Star and Planet Formation, Theoretical and Computational Astrophysics, Binary Stars, Accretion Disks, Stellar and Planetary Dynamics

(520) 621-0260
Lon Hood (Planetary Sciences)

Gas-grain interactions in the solar nebula, stratospheric physics, lunar and Mars geophysics

(520) 621-6936
Peter Strittmatter (Astronomy)

Quasars, stellar evolution and structure, image reconstruction

(520) 621-6524
Randy Jokipii (Regents Professor, Planetary Sciences/Astronomy)

Cosmic-ray and high-energy astrophysics, solar-terrestrial physics, winds, plasmas, scintillation

(520) 621-4256 or 621-6939
Renu Malhotra (Planetary Sciences)

Planetary dynamics, solar system and extrasolar planetary systems origin and evolution, Kuiper Belt observations and theory, circumstellar debris disks. 

(520) 626-5899
Richard Greenberg (Planetary Sciences)

Celestial mechanics and planetary dynamics, orbital resonances, orbiting populations and impact processes, formation and evolution of the solar system

(520) 621-6940
Rodger I. Thompson (Astronomy)

 Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology, Galactic Astronomy and Star Formation, Infrared Astronomy, Instrumentation

(520) 621-6527
Shufang Su (Physics)

physics beyond the Standard Model and particle cosmology
   

520-621-2866
Tod Lauer (NOAO)

Cosmology, Black Holes in Galaxies, Structure of Galaxies, Large Scale Structure, Stellar Populations, Image Processing

(520) 318-8290
Travis Barman (Planetary Sciences)

Atmospheric modeling of exo-planets, brown dwarfs and low mass stars

520-621-2806
William Hubbard (Planetary Sciences)

Brown dwarfs, high-pressure equations of state, stellar occultations, scintillation in planetary atmospheres

(520) 621-6942
Xiaohui Fan (Astronomy)

Cosmology, Quasars, Intergalactic Medium, Brown Dwarfs. 

(520) 626-7558
Faculty Members
Dave Arnett (Regents Professor, Astronomy)

Nuclear relativistic and computational astrophysics, stellar and galactic evolution

(520) 621-9587
Fulvio Melia (Professor, Physics/Astronomy/The Applied Math Program)

High-energy astrophysics, theoretical cosmology, general relativity, galactic center

(520) 621-9651
Philip Pinto (Astronomy)

Radiative transfer, supernova spectra

(520) 621-8678
Samuel Gralla (Physics)

Black holes, pulsars, gravitational waves, general relativity