Directory - Faculty/Research Scientists
Dark matter; cosmological structure formation; galaxy formation and dynamics; near-field cosmology; cosmic reionization.
Formation of the first stars and quasars; high-redshift supernovae and metal enrichment; supermassive black hole formation; gamma-ray bursts; reionization of the intergalactic medium; present-day star formation; computational astrophysics.
Field theory of strong, weak, and electromagnetic interactions, astrophysical implications of the weak force.
High energy theory, mathematical physics, and string theory.
Field theory, supersymmetry, string theory, quantum cosmology, statistical mechanics.
Formation and evolution of galaxies; dynamics of stellar systems; study of supermassive black holes.
Observational cosmology; radio galaxies and quasars; astronomical instrumentation.
Field theory, supersymmetry, string theory.
Extensions of the Standard Model, Collider phenomenology, Dark Matter models and searches.
Formation of stars, galaxies, and massive black holes in the early universe; computational astrophysics; radiation transport; chemical enrichment of the universe; machine learning with astronomical big data.
Pulsation and seismology of white dwarf stars, nonlinear light curve modeling, numerical and theoretical studies of convection, evolution of white dwarf stars, constitutive physics of white dwarfs (crystallization, diffusion), Science Director of Whole Earth Telescope.
Particle Phenomonology and String Theory, Particle Physics, Theory.
Theoretical astrophysics: cosmology, galaxy formation, the interstellar medium, the intergalactic medium, interstellar dust grains, astrophysical hydrodynamics.
Theoretical astrophysics and cosmology.
Theory and observation: cosmochronology; evolution of the Milky Way; late stages of stellar evolution; stellar pulsations; white dwarf stars as dark matter detectors; the Whole Earth Telescope.