Physics & Astronomy

Faculty & Research Staff

  • faculty

  • N. Peter Armitage

    N. Peter Armitage

    Associate Professor
    PhD, Stanford University

    410-516-0621 npa@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 309

    Research Interests: Experimental condensed matter physics

  • Jonathan Bagger

    Jonathan A. Bagger

    Krieger-Eisenhower Professor and Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
    PhD, Princeton

    410-516-5419 bagger@jhu.edu Bloomberg 449

    Research Interests: Particle theory; theory and phenomenology of supersymmetry, supergravity, and superstrings

  • Bruce Barnett

    Bruce Barnett

    Professor
    PhD, University of Maryland

    410-516-7382 bab@jhu.edu Bloomberg 419

    Research Interests: Experimental high energy physics; hadron colliders

  • Chuck Bennett

    Charles L. Bennett

    Alumni Centennial Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Johns Hopkins Gilman Scholar
    PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    410-516-6177 cbennett@jhu.edu Bloomberg 209

    Research Interests: Experimental astrophysics; cosmology; radio/submillimeter/infrared astronomy; astronomical instrumentation

  • Luciana Bianchi

    Research Professor
    PhD, University of Padua

    410-516-4009 bianchi@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 407

    Research Interests: Observational Astrophysics; hot stars; stellar populations in nearby galaxies; Ultraviolet space instrumentation; surveys

  • William Blair

    William Blair

    Research Professor
    PhD, University of Michigan

    410-516-8447 wpb@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 237

    Research Interests: Experimental astrophysics; supernova remnants; cataclysmic variable stars

  • Barry J. Blumenfeld

    Professor
    PhD, Columbia University

    410-526-7358 bjb@jhu.edu Bloomberg 425

    Research Interests: Experimental high-energy physics; neutrino physics, hadron colliders

  • Collin Broholm

    Collin L. Broholm

    Gerhard H. Dieke Professor
    PhD, University of Copenhagen

    410-516-7840 broholm@jhu.edu Bloomberg 345

    Research Interests: Experimental condensed matter physics, using neutron scattering

  • Tamás Budavári

    Associate Research Professor
    PhD, Eotvos Lorand University

    410-516-0643 tamas.budavari@jhu.edu Bloomberg 365

    Research Interests: Observational cosmology; large-scale structure, galaxy clustering; galaxy properties and evolution; statistical inference and embedding; data intensive parallel computing

  • Chia-Ling Chien

    Chia-Ling Chien

    Jacob L. Hain Professor (Director, MRSEC)
    PhD, Carnegie-Mellon University

    410-516-8092 clc@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 307

    Research Interests: Experimental condensed matter physics; nanostructured solids

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    Paul D. Feldman

    Research Professor
    PhD, Columbia University

    410-516-7339 pdf@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 141

    Research Interests: Experimental astrophysics; spectroscopy; space physics; planetary and cometary atmospheres

  • Michael Finkenthal

    Michael Finkenthal

    Research Professor
    PhD, Hebrew University

    410-516-8588 mike@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 117

    Research Interests: Experimental plasma physics

  • Holland Ford

    Research Professor
    PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison

    410-516-5326 ford@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 217

    Research Interests: Experimental astrophysics; stellar dynamics, stellar populations, active galactic nuclei and astronomical instrumentation

  • Riccardo Giacconi

    Riccardo Giacconi

    University Professor and Nobel Laureate
    PhD, University of Milan

    410-516-0621 410-516-7239 giacconi@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 501

    Research Interests: Experimental astrophysics, extragalactic astronomy, the early universe

  • Andrei Gritsan

    Andrei Gritsan

    Associate Professor
    PhD, University of Colorado at Boulder

    410-516-5070 gritsan@jhu.edu Bloomberg 433

    Research Interests: Experimental high-energy physics; colliders

  • Timothy Heckman

    Timothy Heckman

    Dr. A. Hermann Pfund Professor (Director, CAS)
    PhD, University of Washington

    410-516-7369 heckman@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 523

    Research Interests: Experimental astrophysics; active galaxies and quasars

  • Richard C. Henry

    Richard Conn Henry

    Academy Professor
    PhD, Princeton University

    410-516-7350 henry@jhu.edu Bloomberg 201

    Research Interests: Astronomy and astrophysics

  • kamionkowski

    Marc Kamionkowski

    Professor
    PhD, University of Chicago

    410-516-0373 kamion@jhu.edu Bloomberg 439

    Research Interests: Theoretical physics specializing in cosmology and particle physics

  • David Kaplan

    David Kaplan

    Professor
    PhD, University of Washington

    410-516-4708 dkaplan@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 463

    Research Interests: Theoretical particle physics and cosmology

  • JaredKaplan

    Jared Kaplan

    Assistant Professor
    PhD, Harvard University

    410-516-5464 jaredk@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 457

    Research Interests: Effective field theory, particle physics, and cosmology

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    Julian H. Krolik

    Professor
    PhD, University of California, Berkeley

    410-516-7926 jhk@jhu.edu Bloomberg 531

    Research Interests: Theoretical astrophysics, particularly high-energy and relativistic astrophysics

  • BobL

    Robert Leheny

    Associate Professor
    PhD, University of Chicago

    410-516-6442 leheny@jhu.edu Bloomberg 353

    Research Interests: Experimental condensed matter physics; disordered materials; soft matter

  • Petar Maksimovic

    Petar Maksimovic

    Professor
    PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    410-516-3819 petar@fnal.gov Bloomberg 417

    Research Interests: Experimental high-energy physics; hadron colliders

  • Nina Markovic

    Nina Markovic

    Associate Professor
    PhD, University of Minnesota

    410-516-6422 nina@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 339

    Research Interests: Experimental condensed matter physics; nanoscience; superconductivity

  • Tobias Marriage

    Tobias Marriage

    Assistant Professor
    PhD, Princeton University

    410-516-6526 marriage@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 215

    Research Interests: Cosmology and astrophysics

  • Stephan McCandliss

    Stephan McCandliss

    Research Professor
    PhD, University of Colorado, Boulder

    410-516-5272 stephan@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 119

    Research Interests: Experimental astrophysics; sounding rocket space astronomy in the far UV; physics of the interstellar medium; physical properties of hot stars and their environments; astronomical instrumentation

  • McQueenTyrel

    Tyrel McQueen

    Assistant Professor (Department of Chemistry)
    PhD, Princeton University (2009)

    410-516-6201 mcqueen@jhu.edu Bloomberg 301, NCB 312

    Research Interests: Solid state and inorganic chemistry; condensed matter physics

  • Kirill Melnikov

    Associate Professor
    PhD, Johannes Gutenberg University

    410-516-7817 melnikov@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 454

    Research Interests: Theoretical high energy physics

  • Brice Menard

    Brice Ménard

    Assistant Professor
    PhD, University of Paris

    410-516-5743 menard@jhu.edu Bloomberg 529

    Research Interests: Extragalactic astrophysics; cosmology, large surveys

  • Warren Moos

    H. Warren Moos

    Research Professor
    PhD, University of Michigan

    410-516-7337 hwm@jhu.edu Bloomberg 149

    Research Interests: The interstellar medium; stellar processes; the solar system; space instrumentation

  • Charles Mattias Mountain

    Charles Mattias Mountain

    Professor and Director of the Space Telescope Science Institute
    PhD, London University

    410-388-4712 mmountain@stsci.edu STScI 5305

    Research Interests: Star formation in galaxies, capabilities of

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    Stephen Murray

    Research Professor
    PhD, California Institute of Technology

    410-516-2335 ssm@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 155

    Research Interests: X-ray astronomy

  • David-Neufeld

    David A. Neufeld

    Professor
    PhD, Harvard University

    410-516-8582 neufeld@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 509

    Research Interests: Theoretical astrophysics; interstellar medium, astrophysical masers

  • Colin A. Norman

    Professor
    PhD, Oxford University

    410-516-7329 norman@stsci.edu Bloomberg 521

    Research Interests: Theoretical and observational astrophysics

  • Dan Reich

    Daniel H. Reich

    Professor and Department Chair
    PhD, University of Chicago

    410-516-7899 dhr@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 347

    Research Interests: Experimental condensed matter physics; biological physics

  • Adam Riess

    Adam Riess

    Thomas A. Barber Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Krieger Eisenhower Professor of Physics and Astronomy, and Nobel Laureate
    PhD, Harvard University

    410-516-4474 ariess@stsci.edu Bloomberg 207

    Research Interests: Observations of physical cosmology, primarily through the use of distance indicators like supernovae; measurements of dark energy and the expansion history of the universe using optical and near-infrared instruments from space and the ground

  • Mark Robbins

    Mark O. Robbins

    Professor
    PhD, University of California, Berkeley

    410-516-7204 mr@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 317

    Research Interests: Theoretical condensed matter physics; non-equilibrium processes, atomic origins of macroscopic phenomena

  • Joseph Silk

    Joseph Silk

    Research Professor and Homewood Professor of Physics and Astronomy
    PhD, Harvard University

    410-516-2881 jsilk@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 517

    Research Interests: Cosmology

  • Morris Swartz

    Professor
    PhD, University of Chicago

    410-516-5159 morris@jhu.edu Bloomberg 427

    Research Interests: Experimental high-energy physics; precision tests of and searches for physics beyond the Standard Model

  • Alexander Szalay

    Alexander S. Szalay

    Alumni Centennial Professor (Director, IDIES)
    PhD, Etvs Lornd University

    410-516-7217 szalay@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 515

    Research Interests: Theoretical astrophysics; galaxy formation

  • Oleg Tchernyshyov

    Oleg Tchernyshyov

    Associate Professor
    PhD, Columbia University

    410-516-8586 olegt@jhu.edu Bloomberg 323

    Research Interests: Theoretical condensed matter physics

  • AriTurner

    Ari Turner

    Assistant Professor
    PhD, Harvard University

    410-516-0248 aturne26@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 313

    Research Interests: Superfluidity and magnetism in ultracold atoms and topological phases in solids

  • weaver

    Harold A. Weaver, Jr.

    Research Professor (JHU Physics & Astronomy); Principal Professional Staff (JHU-APL)
    PhD, Johns Hopkins University

    443-778-8078 hal.weaver@jhuapl.edu Bloomberg 145, APL 200-E210

    Research Interests: Ultraviolet, optical, infrared, X-ray, and radio spectroscopy and imaging of comets, planets, and satellites

  • Rosemary Wyse

    Rosemary F.G. Wyse

    Professor
    PhD, Cambridge University

    410-516-5392 wyse@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 513

    Research Interests: Astrophysics; galaxy formation and evolution

  • Nadia Zakamska

    Nadia Zakamska

    Assistant Professor
    PhD, Princeton University

    410-516-6657 zakamska@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 507

    Research Interests: Astronomy and astrophysics

  • research staff

  • Yacine Ai-Haimoud

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    PhD, California Institute of Technology

    410-516-7917 yalihai1@jhu.edu Bloomberg 455

  • RonAllen

    Ronald J. Allen

    Adjunct Professor and Principal Research Scientist
    PhD. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    410-338-4574 rjallen@stsci.edu Bloomberg 637

    Research Interests: Spiral structure and ISM content in galaxies. Observational Tracers for Dark Gas in the Galaxy. Fourier methods in Optics. Interferometry and Synthesis Imaging.

  • John Appel

    Assistant Research Scientist
    PhD, Princeton University

    410-516-4572 jappel3@jhu.edu Bloomberg 247

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Sanchayeeta Borthakur

    Assistant Research Scientist
    PhD, University of Massachussetts, Amherst

    410-516-4737 sanch@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 516

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Brandon Bozek

    Assistant Research Scientist
    PhD, University of California, Davis

    410-516-0175 bbozek@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 537

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Jorge Munoz Burgos

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    PhD, Auburn University

    (609) 243-3745 jmunozbu@pppl.gov Offsite: Princeton University

    Research Interests: Plasma Physics

  • Fabrizio Caola

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    PhD, University of Milan

    410-516-8416 caola@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 453

    Research Interests: Particle Physics

  • Marco Chiaberge

    Associate Research Scientist
    PhD, S.I.S.S.A./ISAS Trieste, Italy

    410-338-4980 marcoc@stsci.edu Bloomberg 633

    Research Interests: Active Galactic Nuclei, Radio Galaxies

  • Jens Chluba

    Associate Research Scientist
    PhD, Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik

    410-516-7373 jchluba@jhu.edu Bloomberg 435

    Research Interests: Elementary Particle Physics

  • Jeffrey Cummings

    Assistant Research Scientist
    Ph.D.

    jcummi19@jhu.edu Bloomberg 519

  • Natalia Drichko

    Associate Research Scientist
    PhD, Iofee Physico-Technical Institute

    410-516-6693 drichko@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 351

    Research Interests: Condensed Matter Physics

  • Joseph Eimer

    Assistant Research Scientist
    PhD, Johns Hopkins University

    410-516-4899 eimer@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 223

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Thomas Essinger-Hileman

    Assistant Research Scientist
    PhD, Princeton University

    410-516-0720 essinger@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 223

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Edward Givelberg

    Associate Research Scientist
    PhD, New York University

    410-516-3981 givelberg@jhu.edu Bloomberg 373

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Megan Gralla

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    PhD, University of Chicago

    410-516-6789 mgralla@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 247

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Arpit Gupta

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    PhD, Johns Hopkins University

  • Nicholas Indriolo

    Assistant Research Scientist
    PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana

    410-516-4378 indriolo@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 505

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • vikram

    Vikram Jadhao

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana

    410-516-6822 vjadhao1@jhu.edu Bloomberg 319

    Research Interests: Condensed Matter

  • Mary Beth Kaiser

    Principal Research Scientist
    PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

    410-516-5088 kaiser@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 107

    Research Interests: Experimental astrophysics; spectrophotometry; Seyfert and starburst galaxies; sounding rocket space astronomy

  • Jason Kalirai

    Associate Research Scientist, CAS; JWST Project Scientist at STScI
    PhD, University of British Columbia

    410-338-4747 410-338-4436 jkalirai@stsci.edu STScI 441

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Seyed Koohpayeh

    Associate Research Scientist
    PhD, University of Birmingham

    410-516-7687 koohpayeh@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 327

    Research Interests: Condensed Matter Physics

  • Kip Kuntz

    Research Scientist
    PhD, University of Maryland

    410-516-5829 kuntz@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 535

    Research Interests: Hot Galactic ISM using X-ray observations

  • David Larson

    Associate Research Scientist
    PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana

    410-516-7317 dlarson@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 221

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Bret Lehmer

    Associate Research Scientist
    PhD, Pennsylvania State University

    301-614-6767 blehmer@pha.jhu.edu Goddard Space Flight Center

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Doron Lemze

    Assistant Research Scientist
    PhD, Tel Aviv University

    410-516-5497 doronl@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 233

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Yufan Li

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    PhD, Fudan University

    410-516-8751 yli171@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 311

    Research Interests: Condensed Matter Physics

  • Peter McCullough

    Adjunct Associate Professor (STScI)
    PhD, University of California, Berkeley

    pmcc@stsci.edu

    Research Interests: Extrasolar planets (exoplanets)

  • Elinor Medezinski

    Assistant Research Scientist
    PhD, Tel Aviv University

    410-516-5497 elinor@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 233

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Dmitry Medvedev

    Assistant Research Scientist
    PhD, Bauman Moscow State Technical University

    410-516-4932 dmedv@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 373

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Margaret

    Margaret Meixner

    Principal Research Scientist, CAS; Deputy Head of Instruments Division
    B.S., Electrical Eng., University of Maryland, College Park, summa cum laude with Honors; B.S. Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park, summa cum laude with Honors; M.S. Astronomy, UC Berkeley; Ph.D. Astronomy, UC Berkeley

    410-338-5013 410-338-5090 meixner@stsci.edu

    Research Interests: Infrared Instrumentation: ground based and space based; Magellanic Clouds: the life cycle of baryonic matter; Dust evolution in galaxies

  • Christopher Morris

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara

    410-516-0706 morris.chris.m@gmail.com Bloomberg 004

    Research Interests: Condensed Matter Physics

  • Martin Mourigal

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    PhD, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

    410-516-6693 mourigal@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 351

    Research Interests: Condensed Matter Physics

  • Mark Neyrinck

    Assistant Research Scientist
    PhD, University of Colorado

    410-516-0273 neyrinck@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 527

    Research Interests: Large-scale structure, cosmology

  • Rachel

    Rachel Osten

    Associate Research Scientist
    PhD, Astrophysics and Planetary Science

    410-338-4762 410-338-5090 osten@stsci.edu Muller 437

    Research Interests: Dynamics of Stellar Outer Atmospheres/Multi-wavelength Astronomy

  • LiDong Pan

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    PhD, University of Minnesota

    410-516-0706 pan@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 004

    Research Interests: Condensed Matter Physics

  • William Phelan

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    PhD, Louisiana State University

    410-516-5139 wphelan2@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 331

    Research Interests: Condensed Matter Physics

  • Imants Platais

    Associate Research Scientist
    PhD, Latvian University

    410-516-5285 imants@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 503

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • John Pliam

    Associate Research Scientist
    PhD, University of Minnesota

    410-516-5786 john.pliam@jhu.edu Bloomberg 369

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Reinard Primulando

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    PhD, The College of William and Mary

    410-516-6140 reinard@jhu.edu Bloomberg 461

    Research Interests: Elementary Particle Physics

  • Mubdi Rahman

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    PhD, University of Toronto

    410-516-7628 mubdi@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 524

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • mrobberto

    Massimo Robberto

    Research Scientist
    PhD, University of Turin

    410-338-4382 410-338-5090 robberto@stsci.edu Mueller S417

    Research Interests: Infrared Astronomy, Star Formation, Astronomical Instrumentation

  • Steven Rodney

    Assistant Research Scientist
    PhD, University of Hawaii, Manoa

    410-516-4926 rodney@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 205

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Kathryn Ross

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    PhD, McMaster University

    410-516-5390 rosska2@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 313

    Research Interests: Condensed Matter Physics

  • Karwan Rostem

    Assistant Research Scientist
    PhD, Cambridge University

    301-286-0308 krostem@jhu.edu Bloomberg 218

    Research Interests: Condensed Matter Physics

  • Daniel Scolnic

    Assistant Research Scientist
    Ph.D, Johns Hopkins University

    410-516-0446 dscolnic@pha.jhu.edu"> dscolnic@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 213

    Research Interests: Astronomy

  • Marta Sewilo

    Associate Research Scientist
    PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison

    410-516-8497 mmsewilo@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 403

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Anand Sivaramakrishnan

    Research Scientist (JHU); Observatory Scientist (STScI)
    Ph. D. University of Texas at Austin

    410 338 4711 anand@stsci.edu Bloomberg P635

    Research Interests: High contrast imaging (optics, coronagraphy, non-redundant masking, adaptive optics)

  • Sangmo (Tony) Sohn

    Associate Research Scientist

    ssohn5@jhu.edu Bloomberg 505

  • Johannes Staguhn

    Research Scientist
    PhD, University of Cologne, Germany

    johannes.g.staguhn@nasa.gov

    Research Interests: Astrophysics; far-infrared through millimeter wavelength astronomical instrumentation and observations, concentrating on AGN phenomena, star formation, and cosmology

  • Dan Stutman

    Principal Research Scientist
    PhD, Hebrew University

    410-516-7929 stutman@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 111

    Research Interests: Atomic processes in laboratory and astrophysical plasmas

  • Ani Thakar

    Principal Research Scientist
    PhD, Ohio State University

    410-516-4850 thakar@jhu.edu Bloomberg 388

    Research Interests: Computational astrophysics; counterrotating disks in spiral galaxies

  • David Thilker

    Research Scientist
    PhD, New Mexico State University

    410-516-3861 dthilker@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 405

    Research Interests: Star formation and the interstellar medium in nearby galaxies; HI in circumgalactic environments; HVCs; ultraviolet, infrared, and radio astronomy; H-alpha imaging

  • Kevin Tritz

    Associate Research Scientist
    PhD, University of Wisconsin - Madison

    609-243-3158 410-516-5494 ktritz@jhu.edu Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

    Research Interests: Plasma Physics

  • Zlatan Tsvetanov

    Research Scientist
    PhD, Moscow State University

    410-516-4985 zlatan@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 231

    Research Interests: Active galactic nuclei and related phenomena and space instrumentation

  • Maria Pia Valdivia Leiva

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    PhD, Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Chile

    410-516-8705 mpvaldivia@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 113

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Lynne Valencic

    Associate Research Scientist
    PhD, Louisiana State University

    301-286-1041 Lynne.A.Valencic@nasa.gov Goddard Space Flight Center

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Xin Wang

    Assistant Research Scientist
    PhD, National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    410-516-0557 wangxin@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 527

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Janet Weiland

    Associate Research Scientist
    PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

    919-557-3712 jweilan2@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Richard Wilton

    Associate Research Scientist
    MD, University of California, Los Angeles

    410-516-0284 rwilton@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 365

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Tahir Yaqoob

    Principal Research Scientist
    PhD, University of Leicester

    410-516-0557 yaqoob@tarkus.pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 527

    Research Interests: X-ray astronomy; active galactic nuclei and quasars; diagnostics of physics and structure of space x-ray sources; observational signatures of black-hole systems

  • Ching Wa Yip

    Assistant Research Scientist
    PhD, University of Pittsburgh

    410-516-4908 cwyip@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 518

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Jiadong Zang

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    PhD, Fudan University

    410-516-8429 jzang3@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 319

    Research Interests: Condensed Matter Physics

  • Gail Zasowski

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    PhD, University of Virginia

    410-516-0540 gail.zasowski@gmail.com Bloomberg 519

  • Wei Zheng

    Principal Research Scientist
    PhD, University of California, San Diego

    410-516-5459 zheng@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 225

    Research Interests: Experimental astrophysics; UV and optical spectroscopy of quasars and active galaxies; study of the intergalactic medium

  • Guangtun Zhu

    Assistant Research Scientist
    PhD, New York University

    410-516-7628 gz323@pha.jhu.edu Bloomberg 524

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Joint Faculty


  • Shiyi Chen

    Professor (Department of Mechanical Engineering)

    PhD, Bejing University (1987)

    Research Interests: Statistical theory and computation of fluid turbulence; mesoscopic physics and lattice Boltzmann computational methods


  • Gregory Eyink

    Professor (Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics)

    PhD, Ohio State University (1987)

    Research Interests: Mathematical physics; fluid mechanics; turbulence; dynamical systems


  • Michael Falk

    Associate Professor (Materials Science and Engineering)

    PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara (1998)

    Research Interests: Theoretical and computational research


  • Jack Morava

    Professor (Department of Mathematics)

    PhD, Rice University (1969)

    Research Interests: Algebraic topology; mathematical physics


  • Peter Searson

    Professor (Department of Materials Science and Engineering)

    PhD, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (1982)

    Research Interests: Electronic, nanophase, and semiconductor materials


  • Darrell F. Strobel

    Professor (Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences)

    PhD, Harvard University (1969)

    Research Interests: Planetary atmospheres and astrophysics

  • Adjunct Faculty

  • Ethan Schreier

             Adjunct Professor

Ph.D., Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1970)

  • Ronald J. Allen

    Adjunct Professor (STScI)

    PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1967)

    Research Interests: Observational astronomy; structure of galaxies; physics of the interstellar medium; interferometry and imaging in astronomy

  • Michael Fall

    Adjunct Professor (STScI)

    DPhil, Oxford (1976)

    Research Interests: Astrophysics

  • Henry Ferguson

    Adjunct Professor (STScI)

    PhD, Johns Hopkins University (1990)

    Research Interests: Observational cosmology; galaxy evolution; dwarf galaxies; space astronomy instrumentation; calibration

  • Michael Hauser

    Adjunct Professor (STScI)

    PhD,Caltech (1967)

    Research Interests: Infrared and submillimeter astronomy; interplanetary and interstellar medium; cosmology


  • Ann Hornschemeier

    Adjunct Assistant Professor (GSFC)

    PhD, Penn State University (2002)

    Research Interests: Studies of x-ray emission from star formation in galaxies at cosmologically interesting distances


  • Peter McCullough

    Adjunct Associate Professor (STScI)

    PhD, University of California, Berkeley (1993)

    Research Interests: Astronomy


  • Predrag Nikolic

    Adjunct Assistant Professor (George Mason University)

    PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2004)

    Research Interests: Theoretical condensed matter physics


  • Cedomir Petrovic

    Adjunct Professor (Brookhaven National Laboratory)

    PhD, Florida State University (2000)

    Research Interests: Experimental condensed matter physics


  • Mark D. Stiles

    Adjunct Professor (NIST)

    PhD,Cornell University (1986)

    Research Interests: Theoretical condensed matter physics; electric and magnetic properties of magnetic multilayers; electronic structure calculations


  • Roeland P. van der Marel

    Adjunct Professor (STScI)

    PhD, Leiden University (1994)

    Research Interests: Extragalactic observational and theoretical astronomy; galaxy structure, dynamics, and formation; black holes


  • Kimberly Weaver

    Adjunct Professor (GSFC)

    PhD, University of Maryland College Park (1993)

    Research Interests: Experimental astrophysics; X-ray spectroscopy and imaging studies of AGN and starburst galaxies

  • Robert Williams

    Adjunct Professor (STScI)

    PhD, University of Wisconsin – Madison (1965)

    Research Interests: Observational astronomy; novae; distant galaxies; spectroscopy; emission nebulae

  • Emeritus Faculty

  • Chih-Yung Chien

    PhD, Yale University (1966)

    Research Interests: Experimental high-energy physics; hadron colliders

  • Gabor Domokos

    PhD, Dubna University (1963)

    Research Interests: Theoretical high-energy physics; astro-particle physics

  • Brian R. Judd

    Gerhard H. Dieke Professor Emeritus

    PhD, Oxford University (1955)

    Research Interests: Theoretical atomic and molecular physics; group theory; solid state theory

  • Chung W. Kim

    PhD, Indiana University (1963)

    Research Interests: Theory of elementary particles; nuclear theory; cosmology

  • Susan Kovesi-Domokos

    PhD, Eotvos Lorand University (1963)

    Research Interests: Theoretical high-energy physics; astro-particle theory

  • Yung Keun Lee

    PhD, Columbus University (1961)

    Research Interests: Experimental nuclear physics; relativistic heavy ion physics

  • Aihud Pevsner

    Jacob L. Hain Professor Emeritus

    PhD, Columbia University (1954)

    Research Interests: Experimental high-energy physics

  • James C. Walker

    PhD, Princeton University (1961)

    Research Interests: Experimental condensed matter physics; thin films and surfaces; nuclear physics