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Year CfA Fellow Ph.D. Institution

Current Position

1974

Margaret Geller

Princeton University

Senior Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

John Hearnshaw

Australian National University

Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Canterbury

Satoshi Hinata

University of Illinois

Professor Emeritus of Physics, Auburn University

Christine Jones

Harvard University

Senior Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Chii-Dong Lin

University of Chicago

University Distinguished Professor, Department of Physics, Kansas State University

Fredrick Seguin

California Institute of Technology

Senior Research Scientist, Plasma Science, and Fusion Center, MIT

1975

Thomas Ayres

University of Colorado

Senior Research Associate, CASA, University of Colorado

Charles Lada

Harvard University

Senior Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Mark Reid

California Institute of Technology

Senior Radio Astronomer, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

1976

Michael Fall

Cambridge University

Astronomer, Space Telescope Science Institute

John Huchra

California Institute of Technology

Before his death in 2010, Dr. Huchra was the Vice Provost for Research Policy at Harvard University and a Professor of Astronomy at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Alan Levine

MIT

Principal Research Scientist, Center for Space Research, MIT

1977

Bruce Draine

Cornell University

Professor, Department of Astrophysical Science, Princeton University

Wendy Hagen-Bauer

University of Hawaii

Professor Emerita of Astronomy, Wellesley College

Keith MacGregor

MIT

Senior Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research/High Altitude Observatory

Peter Vitello

Cornell University

Scientist, Livermore National Laboratory

Deborah Watson

Harvard University

Professor Emerita of Physics and Astronomy, University of Oklahoma

1978

Haldan Cohn

Princeton University

Professor, Department of Astronomy, Indiana University

Reinhard Genzel

University of Bonn

Director, Max Planck Institute fur Astrophysik, Germany, Honorary Professor of Physics at the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich and Full Professor in the Physics Department of the University of California, Berkeley

Aubrey Haschik

MIT

Retired, Haystack Observatory

1979

Steve Kent

California Institute of Technology

Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics; and the College, The University of Chicago

R. Knight

University of California, Berkeley

Position not known

R. London

Livermore Laboratory

Position not known

1980

Mark Giampapa

University of Arizona

Astronomer, Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory, University of Arizona

Steve Kahn

University of California, Berkeley

Physics Professor, Stanford University

1981

Greg Bothun

University of Washington

Physics Professor, University of Oregon

David Cooper

Oxford University

Reader in Physical Chemistry, University of Liverpool

Keith Olive

University of Chicago

Professor of Physics, University of Minnesota and Director, Fine Theoretical Physics Institute and Member, Minnesota Institute for Astrophy

1982

Graeme Smith

Australian National University

Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, UC Observatories/Lick

John Stauffer

University of California, Berkeley

System Scientist, SIRTF Science Center, California Institute of Technology

Allan Wirth

University of Illinois

Technical Staff at MIT Lincoln Labs

1983

Margaret Graff

University of Oregon

CFP(R), American Express Financial Advisors

Scott Kenyon

University of Illinois

Senior Scientist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Robert Mathieu

University of California, Berkeley

Professor, Department of Astronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1984

Eric Bloemhof

University of California, Berkeley

Program Director, National Science Foundation

Jack Hughes

Columbia University

Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rutgers University

Jean Turner

University of California, Berkeley

Professor and Chair, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, UCLA

1985

Luis Aguilar-Chiu

University of California, Berkeley

Scientist, Observatorio Astronomico Nacional, Insituto de Astronomia Ensenada

John Biretta

California Institute of Technology

Associate Astronomer, Space Telescope Science Institute

Larry Molnar

Harvard University

Professor, Observatory Director, Calvin College, Michigan

1986

Keith Arnaud

Cambridge University

Associate Research Scientist, Department of Astronomy, University of Maryland

Valerie deLapparent-Gurriet

University de Paris

Scientist, Institute d'Astrophysique de Paris

D. John Hillier

Australian National University

Professor, Department of Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh

1987

Patrick Hartigan

University of Arizona

Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Rice University

Barbara Ryden

Princeton University

Professor, Department of Astronomy, The Ohio State University

Steven Saar

University of Colorado

Senior Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

1988

Fred Adams

University of California, Berkeley

Professor of Physics, University of Michigan

Michael Rupen

Princeton University

Scientist, NRAO

Philip Pinto

University of California, Santa Cruz

Associate Professor, University of Arizona, Steward Observatory

1989

Christopher Carilli

MIT

Chief Scientist, NRAO

Gary Fuller

University of California, Berkeley

Professor of Astrophyics, Jodrell Bank Centre of Astrophysics, University of Manchester

Tadashi Nakajima

California Institute of Technology

Assistant Professor, National Astronomical Observatory, Japan

1990

Dahlia Goldwirth Piran

Hebrew University

Position not known, Tel Aviv University

BonChul Koo

University of California, Berkeley

Professor, Department of Astronomy, Seoul National University

Jane Luu

MIT

Technical Staff Member, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Dimitar Sasselov

University of Toronto

Professor of Astronomy, Harvard University

1991

John Dubinski

University of Toronto

Adjunct Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto

Leandros Perivolaropoulos

Brown University

Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, University of Ioannina

Somak Raychaudhury

Cambridge University

Director, Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, India

1992

Michael McCarthy

MIT

Yoram Avni Distinguished Research Astronomer and Associate Director of the Atomica and Molecular Physics Division, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Insu Yi

University of Texas

Korea Institute for Advanced Study

Shude Mao

Princeton University Chair Department of Astronomy, Tsinghua University

1993

Susan Huttemeister

Bonn University

Lecturer, Astronomisches Institut der Ruhr-Universitat Bochum

Brian Schmidt

Harvard University

Vice-Chancellor, Australian National University

David Wilner

University of California, Berkeley

Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and Lecturer, Harvard University

1994

Brian McLeod

University of Arizona

Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Joan Najita

University of California, Berkeley

Astronomer, National Optical Astronomy Observatories (NOAO)

Eve Ostriker

University of California, Berkeley

Professor, Department of Astrophysical Sciences at Princeton University

1995

Luis Ho

University of California, Berkeley

Director, University Chair Professor, The Kavli Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Peking University

Rachel Pildis

University of Michigan

Programmer, Adgooroo, Inc.

Uros Seljak

MIT

Professor, Department of Astronomy, University of California, Berkeley

1996

W. Neil Brandt

Cambridge University

Verne M. Willaman Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Penn State University

Krzysztof Stanek

Princeton University

Professor, Department of Astronomy, Ohio State University

Alexey Vikhlinin

Russian Academy of Sciences

Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

1997

Wesley Colley

Princeton University

Senior Research Scientist, Center for Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis, University of Alabama Huntsville

Vasilliki Kalogera

University of Illinois, Urbana

E.O. Haven Professor of Physics and Astronomy, , Department of Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University

Dimitrios Psaltis

University of Illinois, Urbana

Professor, Department of Astronomy and Physics, University of Arizona, Tucsson

1998

Aaron Barth

University of California, Berkeley

Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Irvine

Kevin Luhman

University of Arizona

Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pennsylvania State University

1999

Paul Groot

University of Amsterdam

Professor, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands

John Monnier

University of California, Berkeley

Professor of Astronomy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2000

Jason Aufdenberg

Arizona State University

Associate Professor, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Anthony Gonzales

University of California, Santa Cruz

Professor, Department of Astronomy, University of Florida

Gaitee Hussain

University of St. Andrews

Astronomer, European Southern Observatory

2001

Lisa Kewley

Australian National University

Professor and Associate Director, Research School for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Australian National University College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Travis Metcalfe

University of Texas, Austin

Senior Scientist, Space Science Institute, Colorado

2002

Warren Brown

Harvard University

Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

2003

Irina Novikova

Texas A&M University

Professor, Department of Physics, College of William and Mary

2004

A CfA Fellowship was not awarded in 2004.

2005

Dawn Erb

California Institute of Technology

Associate Professor, Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Adam Bolton

MIT

Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Utah

2006

Anil Seth

University of Washington

Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Utah

2007

Desika Narayanan

University of Arizona

Assistant Professor, Department of Astronomy, University of Florida

2008

A CfA Fellowship was not awarded in 2008.

2009

Hagai Perets

Weizmann Institute of Science

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Technion, Israel

2010

Tassos Fragos

Northwestern University

Theoretical and Computational Astrophysicist at the Geneva Observatory of the University of Geneva, Switzerland

2011

A CfA Fellowship was not awarded in 2011.

2012

Kyle Crabtree

University of Illinois, Urbana

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis

2013

A CfA Fellowship was not awarded in 2013.

2015

Yanjun (George) Zhou

Australian National University

Hubble Postdoctoral Fellow, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

2016

A CfA Fellowship was not awarded in 2016.

2017

Sandro Tacchella

ETH Zurich

Assistant Professor of Physics, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Ulsan, South Korea

2018

Samuel Hadden

Northwestern University

CITA Postdoctoral Fellow at the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics

2018

Charlotte Mason

University of California, Los Angeles

Associate Professor, Niels Bohr Institute, The Cosmic Dawn Center, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2019

GyuChul Myeong

Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge

CfA Postdoctoral Fellow

2020

Evan Bauer

University of California, Santa Barbara

CfA Postdoctoral Fellow

2021

A CfA Fellowship was not awarded in 2021.