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Portrait of Steven Beckwith

Steven V. W. Beckwith
Professor of Astronomy

PhD 1978 (California Institute of Technology)

Campus address and phone:
641A Campbell Hall
(510) 643-0579



Specialty areas:
Cosmology, galactic evolution, galactic luminosity function

Research projects:

Hubble Ultra Deep Field
Supernovae at High-Z
Galaxy Evolution from Morphology and SEDs


Professor Beckwith is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has served as Director of the Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie and as Director of the Space Telescope Science Institute. He is currently Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies for the University of California system.