Faculty

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Faculty Affiliate Members
Adam Showman (Planetary Sciences)

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

(520) 621-4021

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Andrew Youdin (Astronomy)

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

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Buell T. Jannuzi (Astronomy)

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

(520) 621-6524

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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

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Eduardo Rozo (Physics)

Astrophysics and Cosmology

520-621-2251

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Federico Fraschetti (Planetary Sciences)

High energy astrophysics, cosmology, cosmic rays

(520) 621-4534

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Feryal Ozel (Astronomy)

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

(520) 626-1622

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Gurtina Besla (Astronomy)

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

(520) 621-0418

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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

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Isamu Matsuyama (Planetary Science)

Planet formation

(520) 621-4002

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Ivan Hubeny (Steward Observatory)

Radiation transport, stellar atmospheres, planetary atmospheres, accretion disks

(520) 626-1470

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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

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John Cocke (Astronomy, emeritus)

Relativity, gravitation, cosmology, radiation physics, speckle interferometry

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Jozsef Kota (Planetary Sciences)

Cosmic rays, solar wind, heliospheric magnetic fields

(520) 621-4396

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Kaitlin Kratter (Astronomy)

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

(520) 621-0260

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Lon Hood (Planetary Sciences)

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

(520) 621-6936

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Peter Strittmatter (Astronomy)

Quasars, stellar evolution and structure, image reconstruction

(520) 621-6524

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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

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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

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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

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Rodger I. Thompson (Astronomy)

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

(520) 621-6527

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Shufang Su (Physics)

physics beyond the Standard Model and particle cosmology

520-621-2866

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Tod Lauer (NOAO)

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

(520) 318-8290

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Travis Barman (Planetary Sciences)

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

520-621-2806

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William Hubbard (Planetary Sciences)

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

(520) 621-6942

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Xiaohui Fan (Astronomy)

Cosmology, Quasars, Intergalactic Medium, Brown Dwarfs.

(520) 626-7558

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Faculty Members
Dave Arnett (Regents Professor, Astronomy)

Nuclear relativistic and computational astrophysics, stellar and galactic evolution

(520) 621-9587

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Fulvio Melia (Professor, Physics/Astronomy/The Applied Math Program)

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

(520) 621-9651

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Philip Pinto (Astronomy)

Radiative transfer, supernova spectra

(520) 621-8678

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Samuel Gralla (Physics)

Black holes, pulsars, gravitational waves, general relativity

 

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