George Becker

Office: Pierce Hall 2134B

Research Interests: intergalactic medium, reionization, first stars and galaxies, chemical enrichment, dark matter, quasar absorption lines, spectroscopy.


Gabriela Canalizo

Office: Pierce 2100B
Telephone: 951-827-5310

Research Interests: observational extragalactic astrophysics, active galactic nuclei, quasar host galaxies and their environments, ultraluminous infrared galaxies (ULIRGs), galaxy interactions and mergers, modeling stellar populations,old galaxies at high redshift, adaptive optics.

Bahram Mobasher

Office: Pierce 2100A
Telephone: 951-827-7190

Research Interests: observational astronomy, high-redshift galaxies, big data.

Naveen Reddy

Office: Pierce 2134B
Telephone: 951-827-3492

Research Interests: galaxy formation and evolution, multi-wavelength star formation indicators, stellar populations and dust properties of high redshift galaxies, and the connection between galaxies and the inter-galactic medium.

Laura Sales

Office: Pierce 2112B

Research Interests: galaxy formation and evolution, numerical simulations and computational astrophysics, galaxy structure, dwarf galaxies, local Group cosmology, ISM physics, early Universe.

Brian Siana

Office: Pierce 2144A
Telephone: 951-827-5117

Research Interests: high redshift star formation, feedback and metal enrichment in low-mass galaxies in the early universe, the reionization of hydrogen and helium in the intergalactic medium, low metallicity stellar evolution, black hole accretion census. 

Gillian Wilson

Office: Pierce 2112A
Telephone: 951-827-6274

Research Interests: galaxy clusters and mapping dark matter, observational cosmology, dark energy, 1<z<2 clusters of galaxies, galaxy evolution, structure formation, extremely red objects, weak gravitational lensing, Spitzer space telescope infrared studies.

Allen Zych (Emeritus)

Office:Physics 3047
Alt: Phone: 951-827-5642

Research Interests: Space physics, atmospheric and solar neutron sources, celestial gamma-ray sources.