Harvard University

Name Area Department Start Year Stop Year Advisor
Charles AlcockAstronomy and Astrophysics
Lawrence Hugh Allerplanetary nebulae, stellar atmospheres, and the chemical composition of stars and nebulae1943 Donald Howard Menzel (grad student)
Sean M. AndrewsAstronomy and Astrophysics, Astrophysics Physics
Halton C. Arp1949 Bart J. Bok (research assistant)
Matthew L. N. AshbyAstrophysics
Daniel M. BabichAstronomy and Astrophysics2006 Abraham (Avi) Loeb (grad student)
James Gilbert Bakerastronomy, optical physics1942 Donald Howard Menzel (grad student)
David Louis Bandgamma-ray bursts1985 Jonathan Ellis Grindlay (grad student)
Edo BergerAstronomy
Gurtina BeslaAstronomy and Astrophysics, Astrophysics Physics2011 Lars Hernquist (grad student)
Laura E. BlechaAstrophysics Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics Astronomy2012 Abraham (Avi) Loeb (grad student)
Peter F. BloserX-ray Astronomy2000 Jonathan Ellis Grindlay (grad student)
Slavko B. BogdanovX-ray Astronomy2008 Jonathan Ellis Grindlay (grad student)
Alceste Bonanos2005 Krzysztof Z. Stanek (grad student)
Lewis M. Branscombscience and technology policy1949 Donald Howard Menzel (grad student)
J. Anthony Burke1965 David R. Layzer (grad student)
Blakesley K. BurkhartAstrophysics Physics, Fluid and Plasma Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics Astronomy2015 Alyssa A. Goodman (post-doc)
Alastair Graham Walter CameronAstrophysics, Giant Impact theory for the origin of the Moon
Nathaniel Phillips CarletonAstrophysics1956 Otto Oldenberg (grad student)
Andrew ChaelBlack Hole Initiative Astronomy2019 Ramesh Narayan (grad student)
Pinaki ChatterjeeAstronomy and Astrophysics2004 Lars Hernquist (grad student)
Yi ChouX-ray Astronomy Astronomy19942001 Jonathan Ellis Grindlay (grad student)
Hongsong ChouAstrophysics2001 George B. Field (grad student)
Rob D. CoalsonCondensed Matter Physics, Polymer Chemistry, General Biophysics1984 Martin Karplus (grad student)
Alanna Connorsastrostatistics
Thomas Edward CravensAstronomy and Astrophysics, Fluid and Plasma Physics1975 Alexander Dalgarno (grad student)
James Cuffey1938 Harlow Shapley (grad student), Bart J. Bok (grad student)
Daniel John D'OrazioGravitational Wave and Black Hole Astrophysics
Luiz Alberto Nicolaci da Costaextragalactic astrophysics19741979 Alastair Graham Walter Cameron (grad student)
Yu (Sophia) Daiformation and evolution of galaxies2014 Giovanni G. Fazio (grad student)
Alexander DalgarnoAstrophysics
I. John DanzigerAstronomy
Marc DavisLarge-scale structure, cosmology, evolution of galaxies
Rebekah Ilene Dawson Astronomy2013 Ruth Murray-Clay (grad student)
Tansu Daylanastrophysics Douglas Paul Finkbeiner (grad student)
Lynne Karen DeutschMid-Infrared1990 Giovanni G. Fazio (grad student)
Sheperd S. DoelemanEvent Horizon Telescope (EHT)
Douglas James DorenCondensed Matter1986 Dudley R. Herschbach (grad student)
Frank Donald DrakeRadio astronomy1958 Bart J. Bok (grad student), Thomas Gold (grad student), Cecilia Helena Payne-Gaposchkin (grad student)
Richard Brandner Dunnsolar physics1960 Donald Howard Menzel (grad student)
Daniel J. EisensteinAstronomy and Astrophysics1996 Abraham (Avi) Loeb (grad student)
John Wainwright EvansSolar physics1938 Bart J. Bok (grad student)
Harold Irving (Doc) EwenRadio astronomy1951 Edward Mills Purcell (grad student)
Daniel G. FabricantAstronomy and Astrophysics1978 Robert Vivian Pound (grad student)
Claude-andré Faucher-giguèreGalaxy formation and evolution, including star formation, galaxy-black hole co-evolution, galactic dynamics, and connections with the intergalactic medium and cosmology. Pulsars.2010 Lars Hernquist (grad student)
George B. FieldAstrophysics
Robert Jay FinkelsteinTheoretical Elementary Particle Physics1941 John H. van Vleck (grad student)
Robert FleischerSolar-Terrestrial Research1949 Bart J. Bok (grad student)
Andrew S. Friedmanobservational astronomy Astronomy2012 Robert P. Kirshner (grad student)
Steven R. Furlanetto2003 Abraham (Avi) Loeb (grad student)
Gerald GabrielseLow energy tests of the Standard Model of particle physics and its symmetries, particle magnetic moments, one-particle traps, ultraviolet lasers, cryogenics, low temperature methods.
Bryan M. GaenslerAstronomy and Astrophysics
Guido Alejandro Garayinterstellar medium, star formation1983 James M. Moran (grad student)
Peter GarnavichAstronomy and Astrophysics Astronomy19941999 Robert P. Kirshner (post-doc)
Owen J. GingerichAstronomy, History of Science1961 Charles Allen Whitney (grad student)
Thomas GoldGeophysics
Leo Goldbergastrophysics1938 Donald Howard Menzel (grad student)
Sebastian GomezAstronomy, Astrophysics Astronomy20152017 Jonathan Ellis Grindlay (grad student)
Jesse Leonard GreensteinAstronomy1937 Bart J. Bok (grad student)
Jonathan Ellis GrindlayX-ray Astronomy1971 Giovanni G. Fazio (grad student)
Robert Alfred Grossplasma physics1952 Howard Wilson Emmons (grad student)
Herbert GurskyX-ray astronomy
Michael Gutperle Physics19992002 Andrew E. Strominger (post-doc)
Shadia R. HabbalAstronomy and Astrophysics, Fluid and Plasma Physics
Jason H. Hafnerplasmonics, nanomaterials, biophysics19982001 Charles M. Lieber (post-doc)
Asaph Hallastronomy18571858 Benjamin Peirce (research assistant)
Marijke Haverkorn Astronomy20022005 Bryan M. Gaensler (post-doc)
Gerald Stanley Hawkinsarchaeoastronomy1954 Fred Lawrence Whipple (research scientist)
David Stuphin Heeschenradio astronomy1954 Bart J. Bok (grad student)
Craig O. HeinkeX-ray Astronomy2004 Jonathan Ellis Grindlay (grad student)
Lars HernquistAstrophysics Physics
Francis Joseph Heydenradio astronomy1944 Bart J. Bok (grad student)
Malcolm S. Hickenobservational astronomy2009 Robert P. Kirshner (grad student)
Wynn HoAstronomy and Astrophysics, Elementary Particles and High Energy Physics, Fluid and Plasma Physics Astronomy20062008 Bryan M. Gaensler (post-doc)
Arthur Allen Hoagphotometry1953 Bart J. Bok (grad student)
Paul William HodgeLocal Group galaxies, modes of star formation, star clusters and their formation, HII regions in galaxies, meteorite craters. Astronomy1960 Cecilia Helena Payne-Gaposchkin (grad student)
Loren HoffmanAstronomy and Astrophysics2007 Lars Hernquist (grad student), Abraham (Avi) Loeb (grad student)
William Eager Howard1958 Bart J. Bok (grad student), T. K. Menon (grad student), Harold F. Weaver (grad student)
George Richard Hugueninradio astronomy1964 A. Edward Lilley (grad student)
Saurabh W. Jhaobservational astronomy2002 Robert P. Kirshner (grad student)
Franklin Edward Kameny1956 Cecilia Helena Payne-Gaposchkin (grad student)
Randall David Kamiensoft condensed matter1992 David Robert Nelson (grad student)
Justin C. KasperAstrophysics Physics, Fluid and Plasma Physics
Charles Randy KeetonAstrophysics Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics1998 Christopher Sharpe Kochanek (grad student)
Ivan R. Kingstar clusters Astronomy1952 Harlow Shapley (grad student)
Robert P. Kirshnerobservational astronomy
Truman Paul Kohmanradiochemistry1938 Robert B. Woodward (research assistant)
Laura Kreidbergexoplanets
David Allen KringAstronomy and Astrophysics, Geophysics, General Biology1989 John Armstead Wood (grad student)
David R. LayzerAstrophysics Astronomy1950 Donald Howard Menzel (grad student)
Myron "Mike" Lecargravitational dynamics, planet formation, and the dynamics of our solar system
Anne Lemiere20062008 Bryan M. Gaensler (post-doc)
William Liller
A. Edward Lilleyradio astronomy1954 Bart J. Bok (grad student)
Don A. LloydAstronomy and Astrophysics2003 Lars Hernquist (grad student)
Abraham (Avi) LoebAstrophysics Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics
Ragnhild LunnanUnusual transients, time-domain astronomy, observational astronomy.2015 Edo Berger (grad student)
Donald Alexander MacRaestellar spectroscopy1943 Bart J. Bok (grad student)
Kaisey S. Mandelobservational astronomy2011 Robert P. Kirshner (grad student)
Brian Geoffrey Marsdenorbital mechanics
Bennett A. MarucaAstrophysics Physics, Fluid and Plasma Physics Astronomy2012 Justin C. Kasper (grad student)
Ursula Bailey Marvinplanetary geology1969 John Armstead Wood (grad student)
Thomas Arnold MatthewsRadio astronomy1956 Bart J. Bok (grad student)
Alan MaxwellRadioastronomy
Jeffrey Eugene McClintockAstronomy and Astrophysics, Astrophysics Physics
John Charles McConnellAtmospheric Science Physics, Geophysics Michael B. McElroy (research scientist)
Richard A. McCrayastrophysics
Sidney Wilcox McCuskey1936 Bart J. Bok (grad student)
T. K. MenonAstronomy Physics and Astronomy1956 Bart J. Bok (grad student)
Donald Howard MenzelAstrophysics
Michael R. Merrifieldstructure of nearby galaxies1990 Stephen Matthew Kent (grad student)
Freeman Devold MillerAstronomy1934 Bart J. Bok (grad student)
Kimball A. MiltonTheory Physics, Elementary Particles and High Energy Physics1971 Julian Schwinger (grad student)
Philip MoczTheoretical Astrophysics Astrophysics20122017 Lars Hernquist (grad student)
Maryam Modjazobservational astronomy2007 Robert P. Kirshner (grad student)
Joseph A. MunozAstrophysics Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics2010 Abraham (Avi) Loeb (grad student)
Diego J. Munoz AnguitaAstrophysics Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics Astronomy2013 Lars Hernquist (grad student)
Stephen S. MurrayAstrophysics
Ramesh NarayanAstronomy and Astrophysics
Simon NewcombMathematics, astronomy1858 Benjamin Peirce (research assistant)
Gerald Higley Newsom1968 Leo Goldberg (grad student)
Robert W. NoyesSolar and stellar seismology; solar structure and dynamics; detection and characterization of planets around other stars; origin and evolution of planetary systems.
Brian C. OdomQuantum manipulation of trapped atoms and molecules for precision searches for physics beyond the Standard Model, quantum information processing, and quantum-controlled chemistry.2004 Gerald Gabrielse (grad student)
Reuven Opher19531958 Norman F. Ramsey (grad student)
Frank Quimby Orrallsolar corona1956 Donald Howard Menzel (grad student), Richard Nelson Thomas (grad student)
Feryal OzelAstronomy and Astrophysics Physics2002 Ramesh Narayan (grad student)
Tony S. PanAstrophysics Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics Physics2013 Abraham (Avi) Loeb (grad student)
Michael Demetrius Papagiannis1964 Edward Mills Purcell (grad student), A. Edward Lilley (grad student)
Cecilia Helena Payne-Gaposchkinastrophysics
James B. Pollackplanetary science1965 Carl Sagan (grad student)
Bruce D. Popp Astronomy19811985 Robert Rosner (grad student)
Marc Postmangalaxy evolution; clusters of galaxies; large-scale structure Astronomy19811986 Margaret J. Geller (grad student)
Sudhakar PrasadAstronomy and Astrophysics, Optics Physics1983 Roy Jay Glauber (grad student)
William H. Press
Eliot QuataertAstrophysics Physics, General Physics1999 Ramesh Narayan (grad student)
Edmond M. Reevessolar spectroscopy
George H. RiekeAstronomy and Astrophysics1969 Giovanni G. Fazio (grad student), Kenneth T. Bainbridge (grad student)
Adam G. Riess1996 Robert P. Kirshner (grad student), William H. Press (research assistant)
Alexander Jesse RimbergCondensed Matter Physics1992 Robert M. Westervelt (grad student)
Brant E. RobertsonAstronomy and Astrophysics2006 Lars Hernquist (grad student)
Patricia Grizzaffi Rogers Campbell1985 John Armstead Wood (research assistant)
Robert RosnerAstrophysics theory, fluid dynamics, plasma physics, energy policy1975 David R. Layzer (grad student)
Douglas S. RubinAstrophysics Physics Physics2014 Abraham (Avi) Loeb (grad student)
Carl Saganplanetary science and exobiology
Eric M. SchlegelAstrophysics Physics19861989 Robert P. Kirshner (post-doc)
Brian P. SchmidtAstrophysics1993 Robert P. Kirshner (grad student)
Jürgen Harry Max Schmitt1984 Robert Rosner (grad student)
Michael Henry SchmittElectroweak boson production in hadron colliders, searches for new elementary particles and interactions, development of muon detectors.1991 Francis Marion Pipkin (grad student)
Adrian W. Serohijos Chemistry20092015 Eugene I. Shakhnovich (post-doc)
Paul Robert ShapiroAstronomy and Astrophysics1978 George B. Field (grad student)
Irwin I. Shapiroastronomy, geophysics, and physics1955 Roy Jay Glauber (grad student)
Harlow Shapleyglobular star clusters
Rahul ShettyAstronomy and Astrophysics Astronomy20072010 Alyssa A. Goodman (post-doc)
Joseph Ivor SilkCosmology1968 David R. Layzer (grad student)
Neil Sinclair Marko Loncar (post-doc)
Wayne Lewis Slattery1978 Alastair Graham Walter Cameron (post-doc)
Howard Alan SmithResearch Area Stars and the Interstellar Medium
Harlan James SmithAstronomy1955 Fred Lawrence Whipple (grad student)
William Henry Smythplanetary exospheres and atmospheres1972 Max Krook (grad student)
Gregory F. SnyderAstronomy and Astrophysics, Astrophysics Physics Astronomy2013 Lars Hernquist (grad student)
Gregory J. SobczakAstronomy and Astrophysics2000 Jeffrey Eugene McClintock (grad student)
Alicia Margarita SoderbergAstrophysics Physics, Statistics
Robert V. Stachnikastronomical speckle interferometry
James F. SteinerAstronomy and Astrophysics, Astrophysics Physics Astronomy2012 Jeffrey Eugene McClintock (grad student)
Nicholas C. StoneAstrophysics Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics Astronomy2013 Abraham (Avi) Loeb (grad student)
Sumin TangX-ray Astronomy Astronomy2012 Jonathan Ellis Grindlay (grad student)
Richard Glenn Teske1962 Charles Allen Whitney (grad student)
Richard Nelson Thomas1948 Donald Howard Menzel (grad student), Fred Lawrence Whipple (grad student)
Gordon B. ThomsonGeneral Physics, Astrophysics Physics, Elementary Particles and High Energy Physics1972 Francis Marion Pipkin (grad student)
Steven L. Tomsovic Physics19881991 Eric J. Heller (post-doc)
Paul A. TorreyAstrophysics Physics Astronomy2014 Lars Hernquist (grad student)
Richard Touseysolar research from space1933 Theodore T. Lyman (grad student)
Leon Paul Van SpeybroeckX-ray Astrophysics
Carlos Manuel Varsavsky1959 David R. Layzer (grad student)
Joseph Frank Veverkaplanetary science1970 Fred Lawrence Whipple (grad student)
Elijah F. VisbalAstrophysics Physics, General Physics Physics2013 Abraham (Avi) Loeb (grad student)
Ethan T. VishniacAstronomy and Astrophysics, Fluid and Plasma Physics1980 William H. Press (grad student)
Campbell Marion WadeRadio Astronomy1957 Bart J. Bok (grad student), David R. Layzer (grad student)
Xiaohu WangAstronomy and Astrophysics, Fluid and Plasma Physics2003 Abraham (Avi) Loeb (grad student)
Ira M. WassermanTheoretical Astrophysics1978 George B. Field (grad student)
Charles Allen WhitneyAstrophysics Astronomy1955 Richard Nelson Thomas (grad student)
Edward L. Wrightinfrared astronomy, cosmology1976 Giovanni G. Fazio (grad student)
Arjun G. Yodhcondensed matter physics, medical and biophysics, the optical sciences1986 Thomas William Mossberg (grad student)
Joshua D. YoungerAstronomy and Astrophysics2009 Lars Hernquist (grad student)
Ann I. ZabludoffAstronomy and Astrophysics Astronomy1993 Margaret J. Geller (grad student), John P. Huchra (grad student)
Harold Zirinsolar astronomy1952 Philip M. Morse (grad student)
Benjamin Michael Zuckermanorigin and evolution of planetary systems1968 A. Edward Lilley (grad student)