Current Graduate Student

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Kareem El-Badry

Research Interests

  • galaxy formation and evolution
  • stellar feedback and superbubbles 
  • near-field cosmology
  • globular clusters
  • the stellar initial mass function
  • stellar spectra and abundances
  • binary stars
  • white dwarfs


I'm a fourth-year grad student in astronomy. I work with Eliot Quataert and Dan Weisz on problems in galaxy formation, stellar physics, and Milky Way stellar populations. 

I grew up in Roseburg, Oregon. Besides astronomy, I like food, hiking and cycling, running, chess, and memes. Find me in Campbell 407.


topics in astrophysics