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AAS Honors Two UCB Astronomy Faculty

The American Astronomical Society has honored two Astronomy Department faculty with awards for 2008.

Professor Eliot Quataert was awarded the Society's 2008 Helen B. Warner Prize "for his contributions to plasma astrophysics and accretion processes, the theory of low luminosity galactic nuclei, and an extraordinary range of other topics in theoretical astrophysics."

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James Graham Awarded 2007 Noyce Award

 

James Graham was honored this month with the Noyce Award which recognizes excellence in undergraduate teaching and curriculum development by a tenure-track faculty member in the physical sciences. He has taught undergraduates at Cal for more than a decade and is well known for his work in the undergraduate optical and infrared laboratory.

Lauren Anderson, a junior …

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Prof. Davis is awarded the Heineman Prize for outstanding work in astrophysics

Professor Marc Davis has been awarded the 2006 Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics by the American Astronomical Society (AAS). Davis officially received the award "for his pioneering work on the large-scale structure of the Universe" at the January 2007 AAS meeting in Seattle, where he also gave a talk.

Davis was …

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