People

Alam, Munazza

Munazza Alam

Graduate Student

Research Interests: exoplanet atmospheres, low mass stars, brown dwarfs

Office: A-105
p: munazza.alam@cfa.harvard.edu
Charles R. Alcock

Charles R. Alcock

Director, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Professor of Astronomy

Research Interests:  The determination of the composition of cosmic dark matter, innovative surveys of the outer solar system, massive compact halo objects, comets and asteroids.

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
60 Garden St., MS 45
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-7100
Xuening Bai

Xuening Bai

Lecturer / ITC Research Associate

Research Interests:

  • Planet formation: gas dynamics, chemistry and evolution of protoplanetary disks, dust dynamics and transport, planetesimal …
Institute for Theory and Computation
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
60 Garden St., MS-51, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Office: P-216

p: Phone: (+1) 617-496-7906
Edo Berger

Edo Berger

Professor of Astronomy
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Research interests: The study of gamma-ray bursts, optical transients (mainly from the Pan-STARRS project), and magnetic fields in low-mass stars and brown dwarfs. He uses observations across the electromagnetic spectrum, from radio to γ-rays.

Perkin Lab P-320
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
60 Garden Street, MS-19
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-7914
Peter  Blanchard

Peter Blanchard

Graduate Student
Research Interests: Transients (Gamma-ray bursts), Galaxies (formation and evolution); Gravitational lensing
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
60 Garden Street, MS-10
Cambridge, MA 02138

Peter's Office is A-103
p: 617-495-4141
Aaron Bray

Aaron Bray

2016 Alumni
Stanford Law School

Research Interests: Large-scale structure: galaxy clustering, galaxy formation and evolution

p: 617-495-9501
David Charbonneau

David Charbonneau

Professor of Astronomy
Harvard College Professor

 

Research Interests: Detection and characterization of extrasolar planets, with the goal of studying inhabited worlds. In pursuit of this goal I also pursue novel ground-based and space-based instrumentation, and studies of stellar astrophysics.

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
60 Garden Street MS-16
Cambridge, MA 02138

Phone: 617 496 6515
p: (617) 495-3752