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Past Junior Visiting Professor

Brant Robertson

Maureen and John Hendricks Distinguished Visiting Professor

Affiliation

Natural Sciences

Field of Study

Theoretical and Computational Astrophysics

Home Institution

University of California, Santa Cruz
From
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Brant Robertson is working on theoretical topics related to galaxy formation, dark matter, hydrodynamics, and numerical simulation methodologies, and on machine learning and computational methodologies applied to large astronomical data sets.

Dates at IAS

Junior Visiting Professor
School of Natural Sciences
Spring

Degrees

Harvard University
Ph.D.
2006
Harvard University
M.A.
2003
University of Washington
B.S.
2001

Honors

2014
Bok Prize, Harvard University
2006
Commencement Marshal, Harvard University

Appointments

University of California, Santa Cruz
2015–2018
Associate Professor
University of Arizona
2011–2015
Assistant Professor
California Institute of Technology
2009–2011
Hubble Fellow
University of Chicago
2006–2009
Spitzer and Institute Fellow