Cornell University

Name Area Department Start Year Stop Year Advisor
Daniel Michael AbramsApplied Mathematics2006 Steven Henry Strogatz (grad student)
Philip L. ArrasTheoretical Astrophysics19972003 A. Katrin Schenk (collaborator), Ira M. Wasserman (grad student)
Matthew L. N. AshbyAstrophysics1995 James Richard Houck (grad student)
Arturo Alejo AyonMaterials Science Engineering, Optics Physics1996 Noel C. MacDonald (grad student)
Donald C. BackerAstronomy and Astrophysics1971 Frank Donald Drake (grad student)
Norman Hodgson Bakerstellar pulsations1959 Philip Morrison (grad student)
Akiva Bar‐Nuncosmochemistry, origins of life Carl Sagan (post-doc)
Rachel BeanAstrophysics Physics
David Breed Beardspace physics1951 Hans Albrecht Bethe (grad student), Richard P. Feynman (grad student)
James Francis Bell
Jeronimo Bernard-Salas
Turan Birol Craig J. Fennie (grad student)
Valentin BoriakoffRadio Astronomy1973 Frank Donald Drake (grad student)
Franklin BriggsExtragalactic astronomy1974 Frank Donald Drake (grad student)
Joseph A. Burnsplanetary rings and the small bodies of the solar system1966 Thomas P. Mitchell (grad student)
Martha Stahr Carpenterradio astronomy
Yves J. ChabalMaterials Science Engineering, Condensed Matter Physics Physics1980 Albert J. Sievers (grad student)
Jayaram Chengalur1994 Yervant Terzian (grad student), Edwin E. Salpeter (grad student)
David ChernoffAstrophysics Physics
Christopher Frank ChybaAstronomy and Astrophysics, Geochemistry1991 Carl Sagan (grad student)
Stirling Auchincloss Colgate1952 Robert Rathbun Wilson (grad student)
Ioannis Contopoulos1992 Richard V. E. Lovelace (grad student)
Harold D. Craftradio astronomy1970 Frank Donald Drake (grad student)
Daniel DaleAstronomy and Astrophysics1998 Riccardo Giovanelli (grad student)
David Spencer De Youngastrophysics1967 Thomas Gold (grad student), William Ian Axford (grad student)
Bruce T. DraineAstrophysics Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics, General Physics1978 Edwin E. Salpeter (grad student)
Frank Donald DrakeRadio astronomy
Edward Willson Dunham1978 James Ludlow Elliot (grad student), Carl Sagan (grad student)
Freeman John Dysonq.e.d., solid-state physics, astronomy, nuclear engineering19471949 Hans Albrecht Bethe (post-doc)
Craig J. FennieCondensed Matter Physics
Carl FerkinhoffAstronomy and Astrophysics, Astrophysics Physics Astronomy2014 Gordon John Stacey (grad student)
Lee Samuel FinnGravitational Physics & Cosmology19871991 Stuart L. Shapiro (post-doc), Saul Arno Teukolsky (post-doc)
Willard James FisherMeteoric astronomy Physics1908 Edward Leamington Nichols (grad student)
Eanna E. FlanaganGravitational Physics/Theoretical Astrophysics
Wen FuAstrophysics Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics2012 Dong Lai (grad student)
James W Fuller Astronomy2013 Dong Lai (grad student)
Anupam GargSpin tunneling and relaxation in molecular magnets, semiclassical limit for spin, quantum state manipulation. Physics1983 N. David Mermin (grad student)
Thomas GoldGeophysics
Peter Martin GoldreichPlanetary Science1963 Thomas Gold (grad student)
Jack Stanley Goldsteinastrophysics Astrophysics1953 Edwin E. Salpeter (grad student)
Robert Joseph GouldTheoretical physics1963 Edwin E. Salpeter (grad student), Thomas Gold (grad student)
Theodore Raymond GullAstrophysics, Massive Stars, Interstellar Medium, Instrumentation Astronomy19661971 Martin O. Harwit (grad student)
Tor Hagforsionospheric research, Radar astronomy
Steven Hailey-DunsheathAstronomy and Astrophysics2009 Gordon John Stacey (grad student)
William HalperinNMR, low temperature physics1975 Robert Alan Buhrman (grad student), Robert C. Richardson (grad student)
Martin O. HarwitInfrared astronomy
Jiangang He Craig J. Fennie (post-doc)
Wynn HoAstronomy and Astrophysics, Elementary Particles and High Energy Physics, Fluid and Plasma Physics2003 Dong Lai (grad student)
James Richard HouckInfrared and Optical Astronomy1967 Raymond Bowers (grad student)
Paul Jesse KelloggSpace Plasma Physics, Nuclear Physics, Electrical Engineering1955 Philip Morrison (grad student)
Bishun Narain Kharetholin
Lawrence E. KidderGravitation
Choong Hyun Kim Applied Physics20122015 Craig J. Fennie (post-doc)
Roger D. KirbyCondensed Matter, Optics Physics1969 Albert J. Sievers (grad student)
David Gilbert Koch1972 Kenneth I. Greisen (grad student)
William L. Kraushaarhigh-energy astronomy1949 Kenneth I. Greisen (grad student)
James W. LaBelleFluid and Plasma, Electricity and Magnetism1985 Paul M. Kintner (grad student)
Dong LaiAstronomy and Astrophysics, Astrophysics Physics1994 Stuart L. Shapiro (grad student), Edwin E. Salpeter (grad student)
David Morris Lee
Bin Liu Astronomy2016 Dong Lai (grad student)
Thomas Joseph Loredo1997 Ira M. Wasserman (post-doc)
Jonathan I. LunineAstronomy and Astrophysics
Anastasios S. LyrintzisAerospace Engineering, Acoustics Physics Aerospace Engineering Aerospace Engineering1988 Albert Richard George (grad student), Franklin Kingston Moore (research assistant)
Xin Lyustar formation Di Li (grad student)
Jean-Luc MargotPlanetary dynamics/geophysics/geodesy, Architecture of planetary systems, Radar and radio astronomy, Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI)1999 Donald Bruce Campbell (grad student)
Walter Samuel McAfeewave propagation, passive sensing, target acquisition, and battlefield surveillance1949 Hans Albrecht Bethe (grad student)
Zachary J. MedinAstronomy and Astrophysics2008 Dong Lai (grad student)
Philip Steven Muirhead
Sheena MurphyCondensed Matter Physics1991 John D. Reppy (grad student)
William I. Newmanstar and solar system formation, dynamics of galaxies1979 Edwin E. Salpeter (grad student)
Hakki Boran ÖgelmanAstronomy and Astrophysics1966 Kenneth I. Greisen (grad student)
Everett Dyson Palmatier1951 Kenneth I. Greisen (grad student)
Emmanouil PapastergisAstrophysics Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics Astronomy2013 Riccardo Giovanelli (grad student)
Roger Leon Ptakquasars1966 Edwin E. Salpeter (grad student), Philip Morrison (grad student)
Bonan (Michael) Pu Astronomy2020 Dong Lai (grad student)
Frederic RasioEvolution of dense star clusters, massive black hole formation, coalescing compact binaries, gravity waves, extrasolar planets.1991 Stuart L. Shapiro (grad student), Saul Arno Teukolsky (grad student)
Hubert Reeves1960 Edwin E. Salpeter (grad student)
Vera C. Rubinmotions of galaxies, dark matter1951 Martha Stahr Carpenter (grad student)
Carl Saganplanetary science and exobiology Bishun Narain Khare (collaborator)
Stuart L. ShapiroAstrophysics, Gravitation
Robert William ShawAstronomy Physics1934 Roswell Clifton Gibbs (grad student)
Chia-Chang Shih1967 Peter Ambler Carruthers (grad student)
Akiko Shirakawa Physics2007 Dong Lai (grad student)
Damon Paul SimonelliPlanetary Science1987 Joseph Frank Veverka (grad student)
B. Thomas SoiferGalaxy Evolution & Infrared Instrumentation1971 James Richard Houck (grad student)
Gordon John StaceyAstronomy and Astrophysics, Astrophysics Physics1985 Martin O. Harwit (grad student)
Leo C SteinGeneral relativity, gravitation, gravitational waves, compact objects, black holes Astronomy20122015 Eanna E. Flanagan (post-doc)
Daniel F. StyerStatistical mechanics, Quantum mechanics19801983 Michael E. Fisher (grad student)
Daniel TamayoAstronomy and Astrophysics, Astrophysics Physics Astronomy2015 Joseph A. Burns (grad student)
Gerald Frederick Tapenuclear physics
Yervant TerzianRadio and Radar Astronomy
Saul Arno TeukolskyGravitational Physics/Theoretical Astrophysics
William Reid Thompsonplanetary science1984 Carl Sagan (grad student)
George Valogiannis2020 Rachel Bean (grad student)
Matthew I. van AdelsbergAstronomy and Astrophysics2005 Dong Lai (grad student)
Hugh Moody Van HornTheoretical Astrophysics1966 Edwin E. Salpeter (grad student)
Liese Ellen van ZeeAstrophysics Physics1996 Martha Patricia Haynes (grad student)
Joseph Frank Veverkaplanetary science
Nicole Paula Vogt1995 Martha Patricia Haynes (grad student), Terry L. Herter (grad student)
Robert V. Wagonergravitational astrophysics
John Chi Lin Wang1988 Ira M. Wasserman (grad student), Edwin E. Salpeter (grad student)
Ira M. WassermanTheoretical Astrophysics
Daniel Wilson WeedmanInfrared and Optical Astronomy
Michael Wolock Wernerinfrared astronomy1969 Martin O. Harwit (grad student)
Robert WhartonAstronomy, Pulsars Astronomy20102017 James Cordes (grad student)
Harry Woolfhistory of astronomy1955 Henry Edward Guerlac (grad student)
Yanling Wu Astronomy2009 James Richard Houck (grad student), Vassilis Charmandaris (grad student)
Harold Saul Zapolsky1962 Hans Albrecht Bethe (grad student)