Astrophysics Faculty

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Faculty Name Title Email Telephone Office Area of research
BELCHER, John Professor jwb@space.mit.edu 617-253-4285 37-695 Space plasma
BERTSCHINGER, Edmund Professor, Physics Dept Head edbert@mit.edu 617-253-4801 4-304 Theory
BRADT, Hale Professor Emeritus hale@space.mit.edu 617-253-7550 37-587 X-Ray
BURKE, Bernard Professor Emeritus bfburke@mit.edu 617-253-2572 37-641 Radio and Optical Interferometry
CANIZARES, Claude Professor, Associate Provost, Vice President for Research crc@mit.edu 617-253-3206 3-234 X-Ray
CHAKRABARTY, Deepto Professor, Astrophysics Div. Head deepto@space.mit.edu 617-253-3840 37-626A High energy, X-Ray
CLARK, George Professor Emeritus gwc@space.mit.edu 617-253-5842 37-621 X-Ray
ELLIOT, James Professor jle@mit.edu 617-253-6308 54-422 Planetary, optical
FIGUEROA-FELICIANO, Enectali(Tali) Assistant Professor enectali@mit.edu 617-253-3097 37-664C Astrophysics:Cosmology:X-Ray
GUTH, Alan Professor guth@ctp.mit.edu 617-253-6265 6-209 Cosmology theory
HEWITT, Jacqueline

Professor, Director of MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research

jhewitt@mit.edu 617-253-7501 37-241 Radio
HUGHES, Scott Associate Professor sahughes@mit.edu 617-258-8523 37-626C Gravitational wave theory
JOSS, Paul Professor joss@space.mit.edu 617-253-4845 37-607 Stellar evolution theory
LEWIN, Walter Professor, Emeritus lewin@space.mit.edu 617-253-4282 37-627 X-Ray
MAVALVALA, Nergis Professor nergis@ligo.mit.edu 617-253-5657 NW17-235 Gravitational waves, LIGO
PETTENGILL, Gordon Professor Emeritus ghp@space.mit.edu 617-253-4281 37-582D Planetary, radio and radar
RAPPAPORT, Saul Professor sar@space.mit.edu 617-253-7551 37-602B X-Ray, Theory
SCHECHTER, Paul Professor schech@achernar.mit.edu 617-253-0690 37-664G Cosmology, optical
SEAGER, Sara Professor seager@mit.edu 617-253-6775 54-1626 Exoplanets, cosmology, theory
SIMCOE, Robert Assistant Professor simcoe@space.mit.edu 617-324-0542 37-664D Cosmology, optical
TEGMARK, Max Professor tegmark@mit.edu 617-452-4627 37-626B Cosmology, theory
WEISS, Rainer Professor Emeritus weiss@ligo.mit.edu 617-253-3527 NW17-243 Gravitational waves, LIGO
WINN, Joshua Assistant Professor jwinn@space.mit.edu 617-258-5928 37-64B6 Radio Astronomy:Optical Astronomy