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Associate Professor

McWilliams Center for Cosmology

Department of Physics, Carnegie Mellon University

5000 Forbes Avenue, 8307 Wean Hall

Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States



Nick Battaglia accepted Assistant Professor Position at Cornell (2017)

Michelle Ntampaka accepted Harvard Data Science Postdoctoral Fellowship (2017)

Minghan Chen accepted summer research internship at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (2017)

Aristide Doussot is a visiting Masters student from Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris (2017)

The Velocity Distribution Function of Galaxy Clusters as a Cosmological Probe (Ntampaka et al. 2017) published in ApJ

Dynamical Mass Measurements of Contaminated Galaxy Clusters using Machine Learning (Ntampaka et al. 2016) published in ApJ

Helium Reionization Simulations II: Signatures of Quasar Activity on the IGM (La Plante et al. 2016) submitted to ApJ

Dr Paul La Plante (2016)

Helium Reionization Simulations I: Modeling Quasars as Radiation Sources (La Plante & Trac 2016) published in ApJ

Paul La Plante accepted postdoctoral position at UPenn (2016)

Michelle Ntampaka awarded the McWilliams Presidential Fellowship (2016)

Reconstucting the Redshift Evolution of Escaped Ionizing Flux from Early Galaxies with Planck and HST Observations (Price et al. 2016) submitted to ApJ

Michelle Ntampaka nominated to attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (2015)

SCORCH I: The Galaxy-Halo Connection in the First Billion Years (Trac et al. 2015) published in ApJ

A Machine Learning Algorithm for Dynamical Mass Measurements of Galaxy Clusters (Ntampaka et al. 2015) published in ApJ

Aravind Natarajan is Data Scientist at SunFunder (2015)

Camden Trac born in Pittsburgh (2015)

Michelle Ntampaka awarded one of two best student talks at Neighborhood Workshop on Astrophysics and Cosmology at PSU (2015)