Prof. Amiel Sternberg

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Prof. Amiel Sternberg
Phone: 03-6407590
Fax: 03-6408179
Office: Kaplun, 108


Amiel Sternberg is a theoretical astrophysicist working in the fields of galaxy evolution, star formation, cosmic structure, black holes and active galaxies, intergalactic and interstellar medium, astrochemistry and plasma astrophysics, dynamics, spectroscopy and radiative transfer, computational methods and theory of fundamental processes. 


  • BA in Astronomy & Astrophysics, Harvard College, 1980

  • PhD in Astronomy, Coumbia University, 1986

Academic Appointments

  • Wolf Foundation Postdoc, TAU, 1987-1988

  • Minerva Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE), 1989-1991

  • Senior Lecturer, Alon Fellow, TAU, 1991-1996

  • Associate Professor, TAU, 1996-2002

  • Visiting Scientist, UC Berkeley Astronomy, 1997-1999

  • Full Professor, TAU, 2002-present

  • Associate Senior Scientist, MPE IR-group, 2002-present

  • Chair TAU Astrophysics Dept., 2004-2008

  • Director TAU-Harvard/ITC Astronomy Program, 2012-present

  • Senior Research Scientist, Flatiron Institute, Simons Foundation USA, 2017-present

  • External Scientific Member, Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, 2018-present

Awards and Prizes

  • Yuval Ne'eman Chair in Theoretical Physics, 2016-present

  • Scientific Member, Max Planck Society, 2018-present

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