The department of Astronomy is happy to announce that we are hiring two tenure-track faculty positions at the level of Assistant professor starting August 16, 2021. We invite applicants in all areas of observational, experimental, theoretical and computational astrophysics who specialize in using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in their research. We particularly […]
CONGRATULATIONS to Francisco Mendez for being awarded the Chambliss Medal from the American Astronomical Society for his poster presentation. He was one of only three undergraduate students awardees in the Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award competition for undergraduate students at the virtual 236th AAS meeting. The Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards are given to recognize […]
For the last few years, the UF Department of Astronomy has worked with the UF spinoff company Satlantis to develop a state-of-the-art space camera for scientific and commercial applications: the “integrated Standard Imager for Microsatellites” (iSIM). The iSIM camera concept was originally designed in our department to obtain very deep images of dark haloes in […]
The American Astronomical Society announced its first class of AAS Fellows to be honored for “extraordinary achievement and service”. Our Professor Anthony Gonzalez is among those selected. Congratulations Anthony!
Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell discovered radio pulsars, one of the most important phenomena in modern astrophysics. Come see her speak!
Astronomy Professor Steve Eikenberry has won a University of Florida teaching award. Congratulations Steve! Teaching and Advising Awards
The University of Florida Department of Astronomy hosted a collaborative meeting including representatives from universities from across the state of Florida. With an overarching goal of promoting astronomy research, education, and outreach, the representatives discussed ways that individual faculty members and institutions as a whole could better work together to serve our students and communities.