Astronomy Postdocs


Megan Ansdell

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I am currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Integrative Planetary Sciences (CIPS) at the University of California, Berkeley. I study the evolution of protoplanetary …

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Josh Dillon

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I'm an NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellow working on 21 cm cosmology with Aaron Parsons and the Hydrogen Epoch of Reionization Array (HERA) group.  …

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Simone Ferraro

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PhD in Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University MS in Physics, University of Chicago BA, MSci, University of Cambridge

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Vishal Gajjar

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Vishal is a Templeton post-doctoral research fellow at the Berkeley SETI research center. In 2015, he received his Ph.D. from the National Center for Radio Astrophysics in …

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Sivan Ginzburg

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I am a 51 Pegasi b fellow working in theoretical astrophysics, with an emphasis on planet formation and evolution. 

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ChangHoon Hahn

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Before coming to Berkeley I lived in NYC where did my PhD at NYU CCPP.

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Jeremy Hare

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I am a NuSTAR post-doc at Space Sciences Lab working on high-energy observations of Galactic compact objects. I obtained my PhD at The George Washington University where I …

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Rebecca Jensen-Clem

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I'm a Miller Fellow working on exoplanet detection and characterization. Currently, I'm searching for polarized thermal emission from directly imaged exoplanets and …

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Xiangcheng Ma

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I was born and raised in Tianjin, China. I went to Tianjin Nankai High School from 2006 to 2009. I got my B.S. in astronomy from University of Science and Technology of China …

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Jorge Martínez-Palomera

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I was born in Los Andes, Chile. I conducted my middle and high school studies at the Instituto Chacabuco (Marist Brothers). Then I moved to Santiago de Chile to …

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Anna McLeod

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I am a postdoc working on feedback from massive stars in the Milky Way and nearby galaxies, with special focus on integral field spectroscpy and resolved stellar populations. …

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Philipp Moesta

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I am a NASA Einstein fellow at UC Berkeley. I am interested in the engines of extreme core-collapse supernovae (type Ic-bl, superluminous, GRB-SN) and the electromagnetic …

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Nipanjana Patra

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I am a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Radio Astronomy Lab, New Campbell Hall. Before my current position, I earned my PhD in 2015 at the Raman Research Institute, Indian …

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Kara Ponder

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My main research interests are exploring dark energy through supernova cosmology. I am currently working with Saul Perlmutter's group reducing the data for the Nearby …

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Stephen Ro

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I specialize in stellar winds and outbursts. I received my BSCh in mathematical physics (Queen's University, 2011) and PhD in astrophysics (University of Toronto, 2017). My …

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Zachary Slepian

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Born by the seashore in Connecticut, I went to public high school, college at Princeton, a year in England obtaining a Master's degree in philosophy of physics at Oxford, …

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Paolo Turri

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I was born in Italy, where I graduated in Astronomy at the University of Padova (BSc) and at the University of Trieste (Msc). I moved to Canada for my PhD at the University of …

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Michael Wilson

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My skills set lie in the fields of Large-Scale Structure Cosmology, particularly that of spectroscopic galaxy surveys and lensing of the Cosmic Microwave Background. I work …

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Yong Zheng

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I'm a first-year Miller Fellow. I'm interested in galaxy formation and evolution, baryon cycles between galaxies and their circum-galactic medium (CGM), including …

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