Current Junior Visiting Professor

Tracy Slatyer

Affiliation
Natural Sciences
Field of Study
Particle Physics, Astrophysics, Cosmology
Home Institution
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tracy Slatyer’s research uses astrophysical and cosmological data to study open questions in fundamental physics, in particular the nature of dark matter. At the Institute, she plans to carry out a wide-ranging dark-matter-oriented research program, with a focus on exploring the possible signatures of dark matter interactions in the early universe.

Dates at IAS
Junior Visiting Professor
  • Natural Sciences
9/2018current
Member
  • Natural Sciences
9/20107/2013
Degrees
Harvard University Ph.D., 2010
Honors
Henry Primakoff Award for Early-Career Particle Physics 2017
Bruno Rossi Prize 2014
Appointments
MIT 2018– Associate Professor of Physics
MIT 2013–2018 Assistant Professor of Physics